| Sep 9, 2010
| 3:58 AM
The Land of Nod recalls toy vegetables due to laceration hazard.
About 2,100 "Play With Your Veggies" toys are being pulled because the metal wire in the toy asparagus can become exposed, posing a laceration hazard to children.
This recall involves...
| Jul 12, 2010
A bad guy who preys on young boys is behind bars -- thanks to a street musician in Portland who helped police corner the man.
The street performer told an officer he had just been drinking a beer with a man by the name of Gary who had a southern accent...
| Nov 29, 2010
Three years after his heinous crime, Steven Hayes received the death penalty sentence.
At age 47, the murderer has decades of appeals before him and little chance of ever seeing the inside of an execution chamber — unless he sues the state for...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 8:34 PM
It was the most expensive political contest in the state's history, and one of the nastiest and most colorful. But in the end, Tuesday's election for the U.S. Senate was as easy a win for Democrat Richard Blumenthal as had been predicted at the start....
| Nov 1, 2010
WASHINGTON — In a radio interview that aired last week on Univision, President Barack Obama chided Latinos who "sit out the election instead of saying, 'We're gonna punish our enemies and we're gonna reward our friends who stand with us on issues...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 1:30 PM
The 2011 Chevrolet Volt doesn't consume a drop of gas or exhale an ounce of exhaust into the air. But not always.
It runs on batteries that power an electric motor, but only for 25 to 50 miles before the juice is exhausted. Then, a 1.4-liter gas engine...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 1:31 PM
(Reuters) -- Google Inc admitted for the first time its "Street View" cars around the world accidentally collected more personal data than previously disclosed -- including complete emails and passwords -- potentially breathing new life into probes in...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 11:49 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama came to Connecticut today to stump for both Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal and her husband, President Obama.
She devoted a large part of her 20-minute speech to addressing the expectations of the partisan...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 3:14 PM
A soldier with connections to the state was killed Monday after serving for eight months in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.
U.S. Army Spc. David R. Fahey Jr., 23, was killed in action on Feb. 28 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan...
| Feb 27, 2011
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 8:42 AM
A storm that had been predicted for days caught much of the East Coast off guard with its ferocity, tearing through with lightning, thunder and mounds of wet snow, leaving more than 300,000 customers around the nation's capital without power Thursday...