Gomez calls Markey 'pond scum'
BOSTON (AP) -- Democratic U.S. Rep. Edward Markey won both the endorsement and the considerable political clout of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino on Friday in his fight against Republican Gabriel Gomez in Massachusetts' special U.S. Senate election. ( 05/24/2013 1:40 PM )
GREENVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- A moderate earthquake centered in rural northeastern California and felt in two other states damaged some homes and ruptured a tank that supplies residential drinking water in the densely forested region, officials said Friday. ( 05/24/2013 1:59 PM )
LONDON (AP) -- Britain scrambled fighter jets Friday to intercept a commercial airliner carrying more than 300 people from Pakistan, diverting it to an isolated runway at an airport on the outskirts of London and arresting two British passengers who allegedly threatened to destroy the plane. ( 05/24/2013 1:48 PM )
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut is making $5 million available immediately to cities and towns to help reimburse them for school safety and security upgrades following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. ( 05/24/2013 12:59 PM )
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Surrounded by engineers, NASA chief Charles Bolden inspected a prototype spacecraft engine that could power an audacious mission to lasso an asteroid and tow it closer to Earth for astronauts to explore. ( 05/23/2013 5:40 PM )