BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— Life in Bakersfield after a brief NFL stint had not been kind to running back David Lee "Deacon" Turner.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) -- Rodney King has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Southern California.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Budget talks between President Barack Obama and his GOP rivals are at a frustrating standstill, leading a top Republican to launch a long-shot proposal to give Obama sweeping new powers to muscle through an increase in the government's debt limit without the approval of a bitterly divided Congress.
ATLANTA – If the United States is going to regain its global leadership position in higher education, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will need to play a major role, says a White House official on education.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nasir Ahmad Ahmadi was hired to work as an interpreter alongside American troops in Afghanistan. But soldiers were alarmed by his strange behavior, his inability to do the job and the foul condition of his living quarters, and they suspected he used drugs.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The top two Republicans in Congress sought Tuesday to put the onus on President Barack Obama for failure to resolve a fight over how to increase the government's borrowing authority. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said a deal with Obama is "probably unattainable" and House Speaker John Boehner said the specter of default is "his problem."
BALTIMORE (AP) --For many people in the black community, where unemployment has risen since the end of the recession, job loss has knocked them out of the middle class and back into poverty. Some analysts even see a historic reversal of hard-won economic gains that took black people decades to achieve.
ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) -- Kamaljit Atwal's neighborhood seems like an unlikely place for a hate crime. His street in this Sacramento suburb seems a model of diversity.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Betty Ford said things that first ladies just don't say, even today. And 1970s America loved her for it.
TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- It was a tailgate party for the ages. They came packing tents and camp chairs, coolers and snacks, Sodoku books and laptops, parking cars and RVs in almost every available space along U.S. 1 to witness history blasting off in the haze across the Indian River.