DENVER (AP) -- The former graduate student accused in the deadly Colorado movie theater shooting was being treated by a psychiatrist at the university where he studied, the first indication that he may have sought help before the rampage that killed 12 people and wounded 58.
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has voted to approve a Democratic bill renewing tax cuts next year for all but the highest-earning Americans.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House voted Wednesday to give Congress greater scrutiny over the monetary policy decisions of the Federal Reserve, approving legislation sponsored by longtime Fed nemesis Rep. Ron Paul.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress' budget scorekeepers are taking a new look at President Barack Obama's health care law - and they still say it is expected to reduce federal deficits.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Ichiro Suzuki is headed to a new team and, after all these years, maybe a shot at playing in the World Series.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, has died. She was 61.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) -- An eager audience forgoing sleep to take in the midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" instead were witnesses Friday to a bloody mass shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater. Police said a man clad in black threw a canister that spewed smoke before he opened fire. Witnesses said that at first, they thought it was a prank or a stunt. Then the gunman shot steadily at the audience, not speaking. Some of their accounts:
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The suspect in a shooting that killed or wounded 71 people early Friday in a suburban Denver movie theater is not talking to investigators, a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Russia and China again vetoed a Western-backed U.N. resolution Thursday aimed at pressuring President Bashar Assad's government to end the escalating 16-month conflict in Syria.
CHICAGO (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is under intensive medical treatment for a "mood disorder," his office announced in a brief statement Wednesday, more than a month after the Chicago Democrat quietly went on medical leave of absence.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pressing an election-year point, Republicans pushed yet another bill through the House on Wednesday to repeal the nation's two-year-old health care law, a maneuver that forced Democrats to choose between President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement and a public that is persistently skeptical of its value.
The Club for Growth, a conservative group known for funding primary challenges against incumbent Republicans, released a report today unloading on GOP House freshmen for straying from the “tea party” ideals on which they campaigned.
Gov. Chris Christie became the second governor in the country today to veto a bill that would set up a state-run health care exchange.
(Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's top religious official has blamed Muslim sinfulness for instability in the Middle East, where pro-democracy unrest has toppled four heads of state.
COMPTON, Calif. -- A local school board member is under fire for unleashing a profanity laced tirade on an Internet podcast during which he referred to Trayvon Martin a "faggot black dude" and called his own school superintendent a "bitch."
Amar’e Stoudemire does not have significant damage from smashing his left hand into a fire extinguisher’s glass case shortly after the Knicks lost Game 2 in Miami on Monday night, but he will miss the remainder of the series against the Heat, according to a person with direct knowledge of Stoudemire’s status.
OKMULGEE COUNTY, Oklahoma - A portable meth lab exploded in a Mounds man's pants early Friday morning as he struggled with an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper.
Well after an inspector general began auditing a lavish Las Vegas conference, Jeff Neely, who headed the General Services Administration’s San Francisco office, took his wife on a taxpayer-funded trip to Hawaii, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A federal judge has upheld most of Wisconsin's law curbing collective bargaining rights, but he sided with unions in at least one key area by saying union dues could automatically be withdrawn from public workers' paychecks.