SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two people were charged Tuesday with reckless arson after a suspicious fire damaged four homes and displaced 10 people in San Francisco, police said.
It took more than 100 firefighters over an hour to control the blaze that began around 3 a.m
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus began talks Tuesday with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund to gauge how much bailout money it may need to prop up banks weighed down by their huge exposure to Greek debt
By ANGELA CHARLTONAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - French authorities filed preliminary terrorism charges Tuesday against a Tunisian administrator of an extremist French website who is suspected of playing a key role in financing and recruiting for al-Qaida and other violent groups
BEIJING (AP) - A Chinese city has announced it has scrapped plans for a copper plant after thousands of people protested the project's possible public health risks.
Shifang city in the southwestern province of Sichuan issued a statement on the Internet saying
By ERIC TUCKER and MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Utility crews struggled to catch up with a backlog of millions of people without electricity for a fourth hot day Tuesday as frustration grew and authorities feared the toll of 24 storm deaths could rise
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors on Monday said they are reviewing evidence to determine whether charges should be filed against former Commerce Secretary John Bryson who was involved in a trio of traffic accidents last month.
Evidence was presented by San Gabriel
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. government raised the stakes Monday for an Internet poker company founder, boosting charges against him and saying he could face decades in prison for operating a Ponzi scheme that has cost poker players hundreds of
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A former financial executive of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $900,000 from the church.
Forty-two-year-old Anita Guzzardi of Haddon Heights, N.J. pleaded guilty Friday to charges of
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is expressing condolences to families of North Carolina Air National Guard crew members who died in a crash fighting fires in South Dakota.
Obama said in a statement Monday the incident was still under investigation and
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - A group of 30 Chinese fishermen sued ConocoPhillips in U.S. federal court on Monday, claiming their livelihoods have been greatly impacted by two oil spills last year from the company's offshore drilling operations in