Drivers are spending less time stuck in rush-hour traffic for a second straight year, the first-ever two-year decline in congestion as high gas prices and the economic downturn force many Americans to change how they commute.
A widespread and unusually resilient computer attack that began July 4 knocked out the Web sites of several government agencies, including some that are responsible for fighting cyber crime, The Associated Press has learned.
An advertising executive who snatched his ex-wife from a parking lot, held her hostage for hours during a standoff with police and then refused to leave their burning home finally surrendered when flames made their way to the basement where he was hi
Judge refuses to reinstate a University of Colorado professor who was fired on plagiarism charges after likening Sept. 11 victims to a Nazi, even though a jury ruled in that his firing was politically motivated.
An Army sergeant charged with killing two U.S. soldiers at their patrol base in Iraq opened fire to protect himself, his defense attorney said at the end of a hearing to determine if the case goes to a court-martial.