By JASON KEYSER and MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
GLENVIEW, Ill. (AP) - A successful lawyer and his wife who planned to celebrate the Fourth of July with dinner, watching a movie or perhaps visiting a botanical garden were killed when a suburban Chicago railroad bridge collapsed
DENVER (AP) - Dispatch recordings show that Colorado's deadly Waldo Canyon wildfire appears to have started near a popular hiking trail west of Colorado Springs.
The Denver Post (http://bit.ly/RqTtsM) reports Friday that recordings show firefighters searched
SYLVAN BEACH, N.Y. (AP) - A motorboat struck a buoy on a central New York lake during a nighttime outing, killing a 66-year-old man and two of his adult sons, authorities said Friday.
The bodies of the three men - Anthony Aceto, of Utica; Stephen Aceto, 41, of
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Authorities say an armed man was wounded during an exchange of gunfire with police near the University of Maryland campus in College Park.
Prince George's County police say they were called to the scene around 10 p.m. Thursday for a
By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Firefighters around the West on Friday were taking advantage of improving weather conditions to make strides against stubborn wildfires - even containment in some locales - that have destroyed homes, forced evacuations and
By The Associated Press
REDDING, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a 1,200-acre wildfire near Redding in Northern California is now 60 percent contained after destroying two outbuildings and damaging five homes.
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
SHANGHAI (AP) - One of China's biggest commercial vehicle dealerships is among the dozens of Chinese companies with shares listed in the U.S. that have been targeted by short-sellers for alleged financial abuses or probed by regulators
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) - A sunken yacht on which three children died during an Independence Day fireworks outing was tethered on Friday to prevent it from drifting away but must be raised from the water before investigators can determine what
By MICHAEL CASEYAssociated Press
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - With the number of foreigners dwarfing that of locals in her hometown of Abu Dhabi, Asma al-Muhairi has become increasingly anxious at the prospect of her younger nieces abandoning their full-length black
By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Stock markets slid while the euro fell to a two year low on Friday as investors fretted about the global economy following worse than expected U.S. jobs figures.
The 80,000 increase in payrolls in June was slightly