By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Raul Villarreal was long a public face of the Border Patrol, frequently appearing on television news as an agency spokesman and acting as a dangerous human smuggler in a public service announcement intended to warn Mexicans about the dangers of
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Two little girls in a Kansas City apartment complex had perfectly braided hair, neighbors said Sunday, and were clean, happy and, if anything, "spoiled."
But the girls, ages 2 and 8, had a secret
By SELCAN HACAOGLUAssociated Press
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - NATO will hold emergency talks on Tuesday to discuss Syria's downing of a Turkish jet fighter, but the alliance is not expected to take military action, even if it confirms Turkey's claim that the unarmed plane was
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi was declared the winner of Egypt's first free presidential election Sunday, and he proclaimed himself a leader "for all Egyptians," although he faces a struggle for power with the
By THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The total number of homes destroyed by a two-week old wildfire in northern Colorado was raised to 248 on Sunday as residents of a subdivision near Fort Collins learned that 57 more homes in their neighborhood had been lost,
ELMIRA, Ore. (AP) - A small plane crashed soon after taking off from a private airstrip in Oregon timber country Saturday and killed all four people on board, authorities said.
The small plane went down around 3:10 p.m. in a rural area west of Eugene, according
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Authorities say that parts of northern Nevada have been shaken by a small earthquake.
A preliminary report from the U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-4.2 quake struck at 8:51 p.m. Friday at a depth of about seven miles. The temblor was centered about 16 miles southwest of
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a 10-year-old Kansas City girl who weighed just 32 pounds was found locked in a closet that reeked of urine.
Prosecutors filed charges of assault and child abuse and endangerment against the girl's 29-year-old mother Saturday in Jackson County Circuit
ELLIOT LAKE, Ontario (AP) - At least one person was feared dead and another trapped inside the rubble of a roof collapse at mall in northern Ontario, authorities said Sunday.
More than 24 hours after the collapse, rescue workers were unable to reach the
By CAIN BURDEAU and SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Slow-moving Tropical Storm Debby's outer bands lashed Florida with rain and kicked up rough surf off Alabama on Sunday, prompting storm warnings for those states and causing at least one death.
The death in Florida was blamed on a