The Israel Chamber Orchestra is set to perform a work by Adolf Hitler's favorite composer, Richard Wagner, in a taboo-breaking concert in Germany.
Six months after a musician work stoppage shut down the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, bargainers for the musicians and symphony management have reached a tentative deal.
Tom Foley, the Republican candidate for Connecticut governor, on Monday conceded to Democrat Dan Malloy, despite calls by the state GOP for investigations into the voting process in the state's largest city.
Rahm Emanuel will resign as White House chief of staff on Friday and will begin his campaign for Chicago mayor by meeting with voters in the city on Monday, two sources familiar with Emanuel's plans said.
A federal judge has ruled that gay marriages in California should remain on hold until at least Aug. 18.
Two men were convicted Monday of plotting to blow up jet fuel tanks at John F. Kennedy International Airport, a plan that authorities said was meant to outdo the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and avenge perceived U.S. oppression of Muslims around the world.
Sheppard started with the Yankees in 1951. His impeccable introductions of stars from Joe DiMaggio to Derek Jeter earned him the nickname "The Voice of God." He was believed to be 99.
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After four days of a steamy heat wave swamped much of the Eastern Seaboard, 80- or 90-degrees sounds pretty good.
Once, California Democrats led the way to a year of the women. Nearly two decades later, Republicans hope it's their turn.
Israel's attorney general says all of the nearly 700 activists on an aid flotilla bound for Gaza will be deported today.
The BP oil slick has drifted close to the Florida Panhandle's white sand beaches for the first time.
Artist Louise Bourgeois, whose sculptures exploring women's deepest feelings on birth, sexuality and death were highly influential on younger artists, died Monday, her studio's managing director said. She was 98.
Suspected Maoist rebels derailed an overnight passenger train Friday in eastern India, triggering a crash with an oncoming cargo train that killed at least 71 people and injured about 200 more, officials said.
The first defendant to be tried for a triple murder in a schoolyard that shocked New Jersey's largest city into action has been convicted on all counts. A jury returned the verdict today in state Superior Court in Newark against Rodolfo Godinez. He was among six men and boys charged ...
The Texas State Board of Education adopted new social studies and history guidelines Friday for classrooms in an ideological debate over academic standards that has drawn intense scrutiny.
Scientists say they've made a huge advance in their quest to create artificial life. They've produced a living cell powered by manmade DNA.
The stock market tumbled again Thursday after investors' already bleak view of the world economy worsened with another drop in the euro and disappointing U.S. employment news.
Faisal Shahzad is the only suspect for for the failed bomb attempt.
NEW YORK (AP) - Emergency workers have responded to a Staten Island Ferry terminal after some passengers were injured when one of the boats struck a pier at the dock on Staten Island.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. David Paterson says he was the first person to reveal to the media a conversation he had with the woman at the center of a domestic violence scandal involving one of his aides.
In an interview today with John Gambling on WOR radio, Paterson ...