STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Police say an argument over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is a better basketball player ended in a Pennsylvania man's arrest on aggravated assault and other charges.
The Centre Daily Times (http://bit.ly/1DDnqyz ) reports that 22-year-old Daniel Mondelice was first arrested early Saturday after fighting with another man over whether Air Jordan or King James reigns supreme.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a Connecticut commission accused of religious discrimination when it rejected plans for a synagogue in 2007.
The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that said Chabad Lubavitch (khah-BAHD' loo-BAW'-vich) of Northwest Connecticut could challenge the decision under a federal law barring government interference in religious exercise.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tunisia's new president will visit the White House next month.
The White House says President Barack Obama plans to underscore the U.S. commitment to strengthening ties with Tunisia after President Beji Caid Essebsi was elected in December following the country's transition to democracy.
Tunisians overthrew their former dictator in 2011 and kicked off pro-democracy uprisings around the region in what became known as the Arab Spring...
GARNER, Iowa (AP) — Jurors have gone home for the day in the trial of a former Iowa lawmaker accused of sexually abusing his wife suffering from dementia.
They will continue deliberating at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Closing arguments were delivered Monday.
Prosecutors say 78-year-old Henry Rayhons had sex with his wife at a nursing home May 23 after being told she was no longer mentally capable of consenting. Rayhons faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker is calling for a reshaping of the U.S. financial oversight regime, which he says is splintered and ineffective.
A public policy group led by Volcker issued a report Monday on the regulation of banks and Wall Street. It says the array of government agencies that oversee the financial system has changed little since the Depression-era 1930s and can't keep up with a fast-moving industry. It calls for a simpler...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two scientists whose work on modern research technologies is expected to speed the pace of medical discoveries will receive one of the richest prizes in medicine and science next month in New York.
Officials say the $500,000 Albany Medical Center Prize in Biomedicine and Biomedical Research will be shared by Dr. Karl Deisseroth (DEYES'-uhr-ahth) of Stanford University and Xiaoliang Sunney Xie (zhoh-LEHNG' SUH'-nee zhee) of Harvard University....