Last moments recounted of official killed in crash
HONOLULU (AP) — In the final moments of her life, Hawaii Health Director Loretta Fuddy clung to the hand of her deputy after a small plane taking them back to Honolulu crashed in the ocean off the island of Molokai.
White House Twitter typo sparks Obamacare photo meme
President Obama is back on the offensive when it comes to promoting the Affordable Care Act. But White House aides may want to hit the spellcheck next time before they get carried away promoting the president’s message.
Daunting days ahead as Mexico readies oil opening
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's sweeping away of seven decades of nationalist protections and letting foreign companies back into its oil fields is crucial to bringing the expertise and money needed to rejuvenate its sclerotic energy industry, supporters say.
Newlywed pleads guilty to second-degree murder
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana newlywed pleaded guilty Thursday to killing her husband of eight days by pushing him from a cliff in Glacier National Park while they argued about her second thoughts about the marriage.
Fake signer at Mandela event says he hallucinated
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial says he suffers from schizophrenia and hallucinated and saw angels while gesturing incoherently just 3 feet away from President Barack Obama and other world leaders, outraging deaf people worldwide who said his signs amounted to gibberish.