UPDATE: A raging wildfire roared through neighborhoods and forced 32,000 residents of Colorado Springs to flee their homes. The 24-square mile fire scorched the edges of the U.S. Air Force Academy on Wednesday. Thick smoke and towering flames cloaked the full scope of damage to
By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Assailants attacked Microsoft's office in Athens on Wednesday, driving a van through the front door and setting off an incendiary device that burned the building's entrance, police said.
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana businessman linked to a corruption probe of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is expected to plead guilty Wednesday to conspiring to bribe a former city official.
The ex-official served as an
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An internal investigation has concluded that the departing chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission engaged in bullying and intimidation, creating a tense working environment at the agency.
A report Tuesday
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) - A big-rig truck and nearly 20 cars collided Tuesday on a freeway in the mountains north of Los Angeles, leaving at least 17 people injured, including two critically, authorities said.
Television news footage showed more than a half-
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Two dozen people on four continents, including alleged two hackers from New York, have been arrested in an elaborate sting targeting a black market for online financial fraud, federal officials said Tuesday.
BEIJING (AP) - The operator of a Mongolian coal mine that is at the center of a controversy over a Chinese acquisition bid said Tuesday it will stop production this month.
Operations at the Ovoot Tolgoi Mine "will be entirely curtailed" as of the end of this
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona's police chiefs and county sheriffs hoped a U.S. Supreme Court ruling would settle their long-running debate on what role, if any, they should play in immigration enforcement. Instead, the justices' decision to uphold the state
By BETSY BLANEYAssociated Press
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - The Saudi man accused of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction said he would get "maximum satisfaction" and be "smiling" after carrying out a terror attack against Americans, according to a recording played in court