By SEAN MURPHYAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Authorities knew they would need a lucky break to catch a middle-aged bank robber who pulled off a dizzying number of heists in a three-month crime spree that spanned across nine states.
The break came when a confidential informant gave police
By VICTOR L. SIMPSONAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI appealed for peace Friday at a time of deep turmoil in the Middle East, calling the flow of weapons into Syria a "grave sin" as the country endures a bloody civil war.
The pope arrived in Lebanon for a three-day visit despite
By AYA BATRAWY and LEE KEATHAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Fury over an anti-Islam film spread across the Muslim world Friday, with deadly clashes near Western embassies in Tunisia and Sudan, an American fast-food restaurant set ablaze in Lebanon, and international peacekeepers attacked in the
By MICHELLE RINDELSAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A car went out of control near a Las Vegas intersection and rolled as it slammed into a bus stop, killing four pedestrians and injuring several other people. Police said the driver faces charges of driving under the influence resulting in
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) - For most of five decades, it seemed no one would ever be held accountable for the murder of a 7-year-old Illinois girl snatched off a small-town street corner as she played.
Now, someone has.
Fifty-five years after Maria Ridulph vanished,
By COLLEEN BARRYAP Business Writer
MILAN (AP) - World stock markets shot higher Friday after the Federal Reserve met investor expectations by giving the green light to big asset purchases to boost the U.S. economy.
"What wasn't expected - and explains the particularly exuberant reaction by
By ALBERTO ARCE and ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENAAssociated Press
ANTIGUA, Guatemala (AP) - A terrifying eruption of one of the world's most active volcanoes tapered off Friday into a draw for delighted tourists, who snapped photos from a neighboring colonial city and made plans to take night hikes
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say two people have been killed in a small plane crash near Atlanta.
Forsyth County Fire Division Chief Jason Shivers tells The Associated Press that the RV-7 plane crashed Thursday night in a residential neighborhood near Lake Lanier.
Shivers said the crash occurred
PHOENIX (AP) - Opponents have asked a federal judge to delay Arizona authorities from enforcing the most contentious section of the state's heavily debated immigration law.
A Sept. 5 ruling by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton cleared the way for police to carry out the requirement that officers
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - A single-engine plane that entered a temporary no-fly zone in the Denver area has landed without incident after the military scrambled two F-16s to intercept it.
The plane was intercepted after President Barack Obama spoke in Golden, Colo., around 11 a.m. Thursday but