By RUSS BYNUMAssociated Press
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Four former Army soldiers and a civilian have been charged in new indictments for connections to an anti-government militia that authorities say was led by Fort Stewart troops who stockpiled weapons and talked of ultimately overthrowing the U.S
NBCNEWS.COM - Astronomers are abuzz over sightings of a flash on Jupiter — which suggests that the giant planet has taken another bullet for the solar system team.
Today's report follows similar sightings of impacts in 2009 and 2010. As in those earlier cases, the call has gone out
WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators on Friday closed a small bank in Georgia, bringing to 39 the number of U.S. bank failures this year.
That's a slower pace than in 2011; 61 banks had failed by this time last year.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. seized Jasper Banking Co., based in Jasper, Ga.,
SPOKANE, Wash. - Right now there is a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in place through 8 p.m. for most of Eastern Washington and North Idaho with periodic upgrades to Severe Thunderstorm Warnings.
Brief but heavy downpours, dangerous cloud to ground lightning,
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A fire on a tourist-friendly New York City pier that sent a huge cloud of smoke billowing above the Manhattan skyline was doused without any injuries on Saturday, fire officials said.
Flames enveloped a 100-foot stretch of Pier 17 at South Street
By JEFF BARNARDAssociated Press
BEND, Ore. (AP) - A gas station owner and an Iraqi adventurer trying to fly from Oregon to Montana in tandem lawn chairs suspended from party balloons made a hard landing Saturday after aborting their flight due to thunderstorms - but their craft kept flying.
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - With new public stock offerings for guitar maker Fender and travel booking website Kayak on deck next week, there are signs demand is starting to grow for IPOs after a five-week freeze triggered by a steep decline in financial markets and
By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The space weather forecast for Earth looks a bit stormy this weekend, but scientists said not to worry.
A solar storm was due to arrive Saturday morning and last through Sunday, slamming into Earth's magnetic field. Scientists said it will
By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Oglala Sioux tribal officials want federal authorities to reopen investigations into 16 more unresolved deaths and disappearances at a South Dakota reservation, including one dating back nearly 50 years, a lawyer for the tribe said
By BEN NUCKOLSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray was elected in 2010 with the aid of $650,000 in illicit funds from a city businessman, a Gray campaign consultant acknowledged in federal court Tuesday.
Eugenia "Jeanne" Clarke Harris's guilty plea