Failure rate for AP tests climbing

The number of students taking Advanced Placement tests hit a record high last year, but the portion who fail the exams - particularly in the South - is rising as well, a USA TODAY analysis finds. Students last year took a record 2.9 million exams

Source: Mariners, Bedard close to deal

The Mariners are close to finalizing a one-year deal with left-hander Erik Bedard, one major-league source confirmed to

Freeney ankle injury video

Freeney ankle injury video

Bank of America fined $150 mil.

NEW YORK/ORLANDO, Florida - New York's attorney general charged Bank of America Corp (BAC.N), former Chief Executive Kenneth Lewis and former Chief Financial Officer Joe Price with fraud for allegedly misleading shareholders about the bank's acquisit

Local theatre ordered not to show Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS - A theatre in New Orleans will not be broadcasting the Super Bowl like it did the NFC Championship. The Prytania Theatre reportedly got a cease-and-desist order from the NFL to not show anymore games. The NFL says it infringes on t

Coroner reports pneumonia, drugs killed Brittany Murphy

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County coroner says Brittany Murphy died from pneumonia but prescription drug intoxication was also a factor.The coroner released its results Thursday.

chelsea transfer ban lifted

chelsea transfer ban lifted

northern trust first round leaderboard

northern trust first round leaderboard

Ankle improving, Freeney still hoping to play Sunday

Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney is hoping to test his sore right ankle for the first time during Friday's Super Bowl practice.

Google teams up with NSA to ward off cyberattacks

UNDATED - The world's largest Internet search company and the world's most powerful electronic surveillance organization are teaming up in the name of cybersecurity.