In a surprising show of growth, Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade, exceeding estimates in many states as they crossed a new census milestone: 50 million, or 1 in 6 Americans.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- College students might think their dining hall food tastes like prison grub. In Ohio, that could become reality.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said Thursday that security on the southern U.S. border "is better now than it ever has been" and that violence from neighboring Mexico hasn't spilled over in a serious way.
Arizona sealed an NCAA tournament victory beating highly-rated Duke in the NCAA March Madness -- largely thanks to Derrick Williams effort.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jury selection started Thursday under tight security in the long-awaited trial of the doctor charged in the death of Michael Jackson, with the judge urging potential jurors to focus on the facts of the case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nuclear radiation, invisible and insidious, gives us the creeps.
The National Newspaper Publisher's Association announced this week that it will be leading a push to formally pardon the Wilmington 10. The attorney who defended the 1972 Wilmington 10 case, James Ferguson, II, spoke with The Skanner News from his law offices in Charlotte, NC.
President Barack Obama Wednesday categorically ruled out a land invasion to oust Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi as coalition forces launched a fifth day of air strikes against government military targets in the North African nation
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A federal probe has found that a trapped piece of drill pipe prevented a key failsafe device from properly sealing off the blown oil well that caused last year's massive Gulf oil spill