MOORE, Okla. (AP) - Two 19-year-old Oklahoma men who took cover in a cellar during a deadly tornado were able to use their cellphones to get video of the twister as it passed over the home.
Charles Gafford was at the home of friend Alex Rodriguez as the tornado struck Monday. While in the cellar,
NORTH WEBSTER, Ind. (AP) - A school bus slammed into the back of another one Wednesday afternoon, setting off a chain-reaction crash involving four buses in northern Indiana, leaving about 50 middle and high students with non-serious injuries and one driver seriously injured.
The crash injured 55
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Voters approved a law limiting the number of medical pot shops in Los Angeles after politicians failed for years to corral the blossoming industry.
The winning ballot measure on Tuesday caps the number of nonprofit dispensaries at about 135 from a
By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSAssociated Press
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A 37-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a case in which a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin were discovered in Washington state last week.
A grand jury indictment accused Matthew Ryan Buquet of
UPDATE: The suspect entered a "not guilty" plea in Federal Court on Wednesday to one count of mailing a threatening communication.
SPOKANE, Wash. - The FBI says a 37-year-old man has been arrested following last week's discovery in Washington state of a pair of letters
By LARA JAKES and PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen since 2009. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security
LAKELAND, Minn. (AP) - When high school student Zach Sobiech learned he didn't have much longer to live, his mother suggested he write letters to tell his loved ones goodbye. Instead, the Minnesota teenager turned to writing music - and his farewell song, "Clouds," became a YouTube sensation
By DAVID DISHNEAUAssociated Press
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - The WikiLeaks organization and a handful of journalists asked a federal judge Wednesday to order greater transparency in the court-martial of an Army private who has acknowledged sending reams of classified document to the WikiLeaks website.
By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI and SEAN MURPHYAssociated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - Nicknamed "The Wall," 8-year-old Kyle Davis loved soccer and going to Monster Truck exhibitions at the fairgrounds with his grandfather. JaNae Hornsby, 9, loved to draw, sing, and be a big sister and cousin to her younger
By STEVE KARNOWSKIAssociated Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A fourth-grade field trip to a Mississippi River park popular with fossil hunters turned deadly Wednesday when gravel saturated by persistent rain gave way, killing one child and injuring two others. A fourth child was missing.
By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEHAssociated Press
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Palestinians believe the U.S. effort to restart peace talks is doomed, and they're preparing instead to resume their campaign of seeking membership in key international organizations as soon as next month, officials told The
By FILI SAGAPOLUTELEAssociated Press
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) - American Samoa plans to take away frequent flier miles from government workers who travel on behalf of the U.S. territory and use the loyalty points to help medical patients and students travel off the islands when necessary.
By COLLEEN BARRYAP Business Writer
MILAN (AP) - Fiat Industrial disputed as "absolutely false" reports Wednesday that Italy would lose 500 million euros ($646 million) in tax revenues if it moves its tax base to Britain after it completes a merger with its U.S.-based subsidiary CNH Global NV.