LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fifty-three women are vying for the Miss America crown on Saturday night, an honor that carries with it a $50,000 scholarship and a yearlong run as an idol to many young girls throughout the country.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The pope on Friday signed off on the miracle needed for the beatification of Pope John Paul II, and set May 1 as the date to honor one of the most beloved popes of all times as a model of saintliness for the church.
YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. (AP) — It's the size of 10 refrigerators, and it swallows encyclopedias whole, but an IBM computer was lacking one thing it needed to battle the greatest champions from the “Jeopardy!” quiz show.
BISMARCK (AP) — Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the school board in the central North Dakota town of Wilton violated the state's open meetings law last year when it didn't provide proper notice of telephone calls involving board members and the school superintendent.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With her video accusing critics of "blood libel," Sarah Palin again showed an unprecedented and daring political command of social networking to maintain a high profile in speculation about the Republican Party and the 2012 presidential race.
BERLIN (AP) — Heidi, the cross-eyed opossum, is the latest creature to rocket from Germany's front pages to international recognition, capturing the world's imagination with her bright, black eyes turned toward her pointed pink nose.
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