By PHUONG LEAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Despite a predicted increase in the number of holiday travelers, Americans returning home after the long Thanksgiving weekend found generally good weather, few airport delays and at times manageable conditions on the nation's highways.
DENVER (AP) - A man killed in a small plane crash east of Denver Wednesday has been identified as a retired British Royal Air Force pilot.
The Denver Post reports that Brian North, of Parker, was flying a replica of the World War I era biplane called a Gipsy Moth when the plane crashed and caught
By IBRAHIM BARZAK and KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Hamas leaders and thousands of flag-waving supporters declared victory over Israel on Gaza's first day of calm under an Egyptian-brokered truce Thursday, as Israeli officials flew to Cairo for talks on easing a
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's lifelines - its roads, airports, railways and transit systems - are getting hammered by extreme weather beyond what their builders imagined, leaving states and cities searching for ways to brace for more catastrophes like
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - United Airlines cannot be held responsible for the hijacking of an American Airlines flight and the collapse of a third World Trade Center building after the twin towers fell in the Sept. 11 attacks, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
By HEIDI VOGT and RAHIM FAIEZAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Two Taliban suicide bombers struck near a U.S. base in Kabul early Wednesday, killing two Afghan guards in the heart of a neighborhood filled with foreign forces and embassies. The attack came despite increased security
By PETER JAMES SPIELMANNAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Tuesday to sanction the leaders of Congo's M23 rebel force, which hours earlier occupied the eastern Congolese city of Goma as U.N. peacekeepers stood by without resisting.
But it did
By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Custodial and maintenance workers at Oakland International Airport and at one of the nation's busiest seaports were set to end their picketing and return to work late Tuesday and early Wednesday after a one-day strike, officials said.
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Thanksgiving travelers who have yet to rent a car in the Northeast are out of luck: Superstorm Sandy has created a shortage.
The storm has damaged thousands of cars - including those owned by rental companies. The loss of vehicles has been
By MELANIE GOUBY and RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
GOMA, Congo (AP) - A rebel group believed to be backed by Rwanda seized the strategic, provincial capital of Goma in eastern Congo on Tuesday, home to more than 1 million people as well as an international airport in a development that