SPOKANE, Wash. - 16 people are without a place to stay after an apartment building caught fire in the 2900 block of East Olympic Avenue. It happened on Sunday. The man who lives on the top floor of the building was sleeping at the time, but thinks it may have started in the walls of his
By JIM HEINTZAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - A Boeing 737 jetliner crashed and burst into flames Sunday night while trying to land at the airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing all 50 people aboard in the latest in a string of deadly crashes across the country.
The Tatarstan Airlines plane
By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
STEVENSON, Ala. (AP) - Weeping relatives watched as the body of an Alabama woman was exhumed from her front yard Friday, a bitter end for her husband who fought to keep her remains buried there.
With husband James Davis, his five children and some grandchildren
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - A charge of deadly conduct was dropped Tuesday against one of the men initially identified by authorities as responsible for a burst of gunfire at a weekend house party in suburban Houston that left two teenagers dead.
Harris County authorities said
By JASON KEYSERAssociated Press
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) - When the auto plant here closed, this prosperous Wisconsin port city on Lake Michigan lost more than just its largest employer. Its sense of vitality seemed to drain away, and city leaders set out to find something that would inject life into the
HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities say the two people killed after gunfire erupted at a birthday party in a Houston suburb were high school students.
Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia did not identify the victims killed late Saturday evening in the residential neighborhood of Cypress. More than 100
By KEN SWEET and STEVE ROTHWELLAP Markets Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - An unexpectedly strong jobs report gave stocks a lift on Friday.
The gains were led by banks, such as Bank of America and JPMorgan, which stand to benefit from a pickup in lending as the economy strengthens. Consumer-focused stocks
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A burst of hiring in October added a surprisingly strong 204,000 jobs to the economy in a month when the government was partly shut down for 16 days. And employers added far more jobs in August and September than previously thought.
LONDON (AP) - The Royal Bank of Scotland has reached a $153.7 million settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over an investigation into its mortgage-backed securities.
In a statement Thursday, RBS said the cost of the payments has been covered by provisions already made, but
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists studying the terrifying meteor that exploded without warning over a Russian city last winter say the threat of space rocks smashing into Earth is bigger than they thought.
Meteors about the size of the one that streaked through the