WASHINGTON - Federal contract employees at some of the United States' best-known landmarks walked off their jobs on Tuesday during a day of protests over low wages and lack of benefits.
PHOENIX (AP) - The woman at the centre of a murder case that riveted many Americans with its details of sex and violence has made a plea for life in prison instead of execution, saying she can contribute to society if allowed to live.
MOORE, Oklahoma (AP) - The principal's voice came on over the intercom at Plaza Towers Elementary School: A severe storm was approaching and students were to go to the cafeteria and wait for their parents to pick them up.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The sweeping overhaul of the US immigration system took a major step towards viability on Tuesday when the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13-5 to approve a landmark bill offering a path to citizenship for millions.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The US Air Force delayed for a day an intercontinental ballistic missile test on Tuesday because of a "range safety instrumentation issue".