By MAX SEDDONAssociated Press
YARABAIKASY, Russia (AP) - When Eduard Mochalov tried to have the people who stole his cattle and pig farm brought to justice, he spent eight months in jail on charges he says were cooked up. He appealed to Vladimir Putin and even set himself on fire outside the
By IBRAHIM BARZAK and JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel and the Hamas militant group edged closer to a cease-fire Tuesday to end a weeklong Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, but after a day of furious diplomatic efforts involving the U.S. secretary of state, U.N. chief
By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) - A pickup truck going the wrong way on a rural Arizona interstate struck a charter bus head-on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring nine others, authorities said.
The pickup truck burst into flames, and the driver was declared dead
By BARRY HATTONAssociated Press
CABO GIRAO, Madeira Islands (AP) - The president of these Portuguese islands turned out, as he almost always does, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at his government's latest showpiece investment: a panoramic steel-and-glass viewing point perched on what
By IBRAHIM BARZAK and RAVI NESSMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - A diplomatic push to end Israel's nearly weeklong offensive in the Gaza Strip gained momentum Tuesday, with Egypt's president predicting that airstrikes would soon end, the U.S. secretary of state racing to the region
OWLS HEAD, Maine (AP) - A small plane that spiraled downward and burst into flames after striking a pickup truck shortly before takeoff was carrying two University of Maine students and one alumnus, all of whom died in the crash, the school said Saturday.
The school and Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity
By IAN DEITCH and IBRAHIM BARZAKAssociated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel destroyed the headquarters of Hamas' prime minister and blasted a sprawling network of smuggling tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday, broadening a blistering four-day-old offensive against the
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - JPMorgan Chase and Credit Suisse have agreed to pay a combined $417 million to settle federal civil charges that they sold risky mortgage bonds to investors ahead of the 2008 financial crisis that the banks knew could fail.
JP Morgan did not
NEW YORK (AP) - Pinterest is allowing small businesses and corporations to create official accounts, a move that could be an early step toward profitability.
Pinterest Inc. burst onto the tech scene last year, appealing to designers, wedding planners, chefs and anyone else who likes to collect and
NBCNEWS.COM - You're pressed for time, so you hit the drive-thru on the way to work. Since you're already there, you figure: Why not make it a cheat day and order a savory, cheesy breakfast sandwich? Just one won't hurt—after all, many breakfast sammies, including a McDonald