LOS ANGELES (AP) — A model who has accused Bill Cosby of drugging her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008 has sued the comedian for sexual assault.
Chloe Goins filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles on Tuesday, seeking punitive damages for a variety of problems she says she has endured since the incident, including mental anguish, loss of self-esteem and dignity.
Cosby's attorney Marty Singer did not immediately return an email message...
NEW YORK (AP) — For the second time in three decades, a billionaire Chinese real estate mogul is central to a scandal over whether his money was used to buy influence.
Authorities say in the 1990s, Ng Lap Seng (eeng-lap-sing) funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Democratic National Committee. He visited the White House at least 10 times and was photographed with then-President Bill Clinton and first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mother of the Oregon gunman who killed nine in a college classroom apparently wrote about her love of guns in an online forum, referring to places that attempt to pass firearms legislation as "lame states."
Laurel Harper posted her thoughts on Yahoo! Answers, a site that allows people to ask and answer questions about any topic. The Associated Press didn't speak with Harper about the postings, but in them she offered an email address that is...
DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history, has been hospitalized in Detroit for a heart procedure.
Dingell's wife, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, released a statement Tuesday saying her 89-year-old husband was admitted to Henry Ford Hospital on Monday for a heart procedure, though she didn't offer specifics. But she did say her husband was comfortable and "his usual feisty self."
WASHINGTON (AP) — South Carolina's congressional delegation is vowing to make sure the state gets federal help to recover from the historic flooding from massive rains.
But less than three years ago, the Republican-dominated, conservative delegation opposed a $51 billion relief bill to help mid-Atlantic states like New York and New Jersey rebuild in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, which dealt that region a devastating blow.
FAIRFAX, Calif. (AP) — A California man was found shot to death on a hiking trail with his wounded dog attached by leash to his hand.
The Marin County Sheriff's Department said a hiker found the body of 67-year-old Steve Carter around 6 p.m. Monday along a scenic trial about 20 miles north of San Francisco. Lt. Doug Pittman said Carter was still holding onto the leash of a Doberman Pinscher believed to be his dog. Pittman said the dog was also shot, but survived....