By CHARLES WILSON and RICK CALLAHANAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Investigators in the Indianapolis explosion that killed two people and decimated a neighborhood believe natural gas was involved and are focusing on appliances as they search for a cause, a city official said Tuesday.
By The Associated Press
Syria's neighbors are increasingly being drawn into the country's civil war in a variety of ways, whether militarily or due to an exodus of Syrians fleeing the fighting at home. The spillover has raised concerns that the nearly 20-month-long conflict between
By ARIEL SCHALIT and JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
TEL HAZEKA, Golan Heights (AP) - Israeli tanks struck a Syrian artillery launcher Monday after a stray mortar shell flew into Israel-held territory, the first direct clash between the neighbors since the Syrian uprising began nearly two years
By JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel was drawn into the fighting in neighboring Syria for the first time Sunday, firing warning shots across the border after an errant mortar shell landed near an Israeli military installation in the Golan Heights.
While Israel appeared
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Army Corps of Engineers said Friday that improvements to the New Orleans-area levee system did not cause Hurricane Isaac's storm-surge flooding in parts of Louisiana that were not inundated during Hurricanes Katrina and Gustav.
In a newly released report, the corps said
By The Associated Press
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) - Drugmaker Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration is reviewing its experimental insomnia medication, suvorexant (SOO'vor-eks-ant).
The drug minimizes the morning grogginess common with many sleep aids. It could become a
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Evacuations have been lifted and homeowners are being allowed back into the town of West Point, four days after a chemical fire started at the site of a train derailment.
The Louisville mayor's office said Sunday that two rail tank cars containing hydrogen fluoride were
By WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) - It is one of the icons of America, the backdrop to a thousand stories - the place where Tony Soprano's nightmares unfolded, where Nucky Thompson built his "Boardwalk Empire," where Snooki and The Situation brought reality TV to the
By JOSH FUNKAP Business Writer
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Warren Buffett's company said Friday its third-quarter profit soared 72 percent because the value of its investments and derivative contracts improved significantly.
But Buffett has said he believes Berkshire's operating earnings, which
ATLANTA (AP) - Police say a caller demanded money and an airplane in a pre-dawn bomb threat that closed streets around CNN headquarters in downtown Atlanta for about two hours.
Officers searched inside and around the CNN Center but found nothing. The street blockade was lifted about 6 a.m. Friday.