NORTH WEBSTER, Ind. (AP) — A school bus slammed into the back of another bus, setting off a chain-reaction crash involving four buses in northern Indiana, leaving dozens of middle and high students with non-serious injuries and one driver seriously injured.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The head of Artemis Racing said Wednesday his team will compete in the America's Cup after a crew member was killed during a training run only if conditions are deemed safe on wind-raked San Francisco Bay this summer.
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. is recalling more than 27,000 Cadillac SUVs worldwide because the wheels can fall off.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The incoming mayor of Los Angeles was able to defeat a fellow Democrat by depicting her as a pawn of utility union bosses in a city long friendly to labor, an outcome expected to echo beyond California as unions nationwide face threats to their clout.
PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors in the Jodi Arias murder trial said Wednesday they were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether she should be sentenced to life in prison or death for killing her one-time boyfriend, prompting the judge to instruct them to keep on trying.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The U.S. and several key allies looked again Wednesday for a strategy to end Syria's civil war, their united efforts unable at the moment to stem the Assad regime's military gains and Washington still unwilling to join those providing the rebels with lethal military aid.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new push to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions by crippling the country's economy gathered momentum on Capitol Hill Wednesday with approval of legislation by the House Foreign Affairs Committee that would impose even tougher economic sanctions against Tehran.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The presidents of Colombia, Peru, Chile and Mexico meet in the western city of Cali on Thursday in hopes of completing a nascent trade bloc that looks to the European Union as a model and aims to further open their trade with Asia.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — El Salvador's president meets with Pope Francis on Thursday amid mounting indications that the stars have finally aligned to beatify assassinated Archbishop Oscar Romero.
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after New York City FC was born, Claudio Reyna became the team's first employee.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration acknowledged publicly for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama in which he plans to pledge more transparency to Congress in his counterterrorism policy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Army soldier accused of trying to provide support to a terrorist organization in Somalia after he left the military has asked a court to dismiss the case against him, saying he never had any contact with the group.
WASHINGTON (AP) — At the center of a political storm, an Internal Revenue Service supervisor whose agents targeted conservative groups swore Wednesday she did nothing wrong, broke no laws and never lied to Congress. Then she refused to answer lawmakers' further questions, citing her Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate herself.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's spokesman says the White House is facing "legitimate criticisms" for its shifting accounts about who knew what about the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups, and when they knew it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday rejected a Republican bid to turn the federal food stamp program over to the states.
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — These Rhode Island lotteries were drawn Wednesday:
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "The Numbers" game were:
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard is still scrambling to meet the growing demand for more versatile and less expensive mobile devices as a slump in its personal computer sales deepens, but the company's cost-cutting measures and focus on more profitable areas of technology appear to be easing the pain.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A group of Connecticut organizations that support gun rights, pistol permit holders and gun sellers filed a lawsuit in federal court Wednesday against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other state officials, arguing the state's new gun control law violates their constitutional rights.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A bill crafted behind the scenes in Connecticut is requiring the written consent of family members of the Sandy Hook Elementary School victims before certain records concerning the shooting, such as photos and videotapes, are publicly released.