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WASHINGTON (AP) -- What business gets more customers every year, yet keeps losing money? By PAULINE JELINEK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- What business gets more customers every year, yet keeps losing money?
NEW YORK (AP) -- Annette Funicello, who became a child star as a perky, cute-as-a-button Mouseketeer on "The Mickey Mouse Club" in the 1950s, then teamed up with Frankie Avalon in a string of `60s fun-in-the-sun movies with titles like "Beach Blanket Bingo" and "Bikini Beach," died Monday. She was 70. By FRAZIER MOORE Associated Press
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man whose 12-year-old golden retriever ate five $100 bills hopes to be reimbursed by the federal government. Wayne Klinkel tells the Independent Record ( http://bit.ly/143rwRZ ) that his dog Sundance ate the bills while he and his wife were on a road trip to visit their daughter. Klinkel says he carefully picked through the dog's droppings, and his daughter recovered more when snow melted.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is providing rides to 11 relatives of those killed in the shooting at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School so they can attend his gun control speech Monday before heading to Washington on Air Force One to personally encourage senators to back gun legislation that faces tough opposition. By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lobbying for gun control in the United States often means proving how much you like firearms. By ALEXANDRA OLSON Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Lobbying for gun control in the United States often means proving how much you like firearms.
STANLEY, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities on Monday recovered the bodies of two children who were buried when a wall of dirt fell on them while they were playing in a hole at a home construction site in North Carolina. By MITCH WEISS Associated Press
LONDON _ Love her or loathe her, one thing's beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Airline passenger complaints to the Transportation Department surged by one-fifth last year even though other measures such as on-time arrivals and mishandled baggage show airlines are doing a better job, according to a report being released Monday. By JOAN LOWY Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — At least three of the five people who survived an interstate crash that killed three others in Minneapolis are in critical condition. The eight were in a minivan that overturned on Interstate 94 Sunday afternoon. The State Patrol says occupants of two other vehicles involved in the crash were not injured. North Memorial Medical Center says a fourth person who survived the crash is in serious condition. The condition of the fifth person is not known.
DENVER, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities continued searching early Monday for the bodies of two children who were trapped when dirt fell on them while playing in a hole at a home construction site near Charlotte. A father of one of the children called 911 Sunday afternoon, according to Lincoln County Emergency Management officials. The Charlotte Observer reported that Jordan Caldwell told operators he saw the dirt collapse on the 6-year-old girl and 7-year-old boy.