ROSALIA, Wash. - Students who attend Rosalia Elementary and Secondary School were accidentally exposed to chemicals this week.
Officials say a maintenance worker sprayed some playground equipment with the chemical Tempo SC to keep bugs away but children were allowed back on the equipment too soon.
By ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian opposition groups called Friday for international action after the Obama administration said U.S. intelligence indicates President Bashar Assad's regime has used chemical weapons. The government likened the accusation to false
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the U.S. will investigate Syria's potential chemical weapons use on its own and with the United Nations. He says the world can't stand by and permit the use of chemical weapons.
Obama's remarks were his first since the U.S. disclosed
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the U.S. will investigate Syria's potential chemical weapons use on its own and with the United Nations. He says the world can't stand by and permit the use of chemical weapons. Obama's remarks were his first since the U.S
By JULIE PACE and DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Proceeding cautiously, President Barack Obama insisted on Friday that any use of chemical weapons by Syria would change his "calculus" about U.S. military involvement in the 2-year-old civil war - but said too little was known about
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. commanders have laid out a range of possible options for military involvement in Syria, but they have made it clear that any action would likely be either with NATO backing or with a coalition of nations similar to the NATO-led overthrow of
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says U.S. intelligence has a "varying" amount of confidence that Syria's government has twice used chemical weapons in its civil war. But officials say more definitive proof is needed, and that the U.S. isn't ready to escalate its
By ROBERT BURNS and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. intelligence has concluded with "varying degrees of confidence," that the Syrian government has twice used chemical weapons in its fierce civil war, the White House and other top administration officials said Thursday.
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks moved higher Thursday after claims for unemployment benefits fell and name-brand companies like Royal Caribbean and Harley-Davidson reported healthy profits.
At mid-afternoon, all three major U.S. indexes were up. It was the fifth
By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Growing is hard for a company as big as Exxon.
Exxon Mobil Corp. managed to increase its earnings slightly in the first quarter thanks to surging profits from its chemical business and lower taxes.
But Exxon is synonymous with Big Oil - and more