By JASON KEYSER and MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
GLENVIEW, Ill. (AP) - A successful lawyer and his wife who planned to celebrate the Fourth of July with dinner, watching a movie or perhaps visiting a botanical garden were killed when a suburban Chicago railroad bridge collapsed
NORTHBROOK, Ill. (AP) - A Chicago law firm has identified the victims of a freight train derailment as a couple who live in Glenview, a suburb north of the city.
Mollie Fisher works at the law firm Fisher and LaMonica, and she says the victims were 69-year-old
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Fears of militia violence and calls for a boycott threatened Friday to mar Libya's first nationwide parliamentary election, a milestone on the oil-rich North African nation's rocky path toward democracy after the
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) - Officials say one worker is dead and another is seriously injured after a crane doing bridge work collapsed in Wisconsin.
Department of Transportation spokesman Kris Schuller says the crane was working on the Butte Des Morts (BYOO'-deh-
LONDON (AP) - A top British economic consultancy has won the 250,000 pounds ($390,000) Wolfson Economics Prize for its proposal on how a country can leave the euro.
The award to Roger Bootle and his team from Capital Economics was announced Thursday by the Policy
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) - Campaigning by bus through swing state Ohio, President Barack Obama cast his re-election bid as a bet on the American worker Thursday, even as he braced for a Friday unemployment report that will help set battle
By The Associated Press
LIVING WILLS: Several of the largest U.S. banks have submitted plans aimed at showing federal regulators how the government could break up and sell off their assets in the event they face financial collapse.
NINE BIGGEST: Bank of America
ORILLIA, Ontario (AP) - Canadian police have opened a criminal investigation into the collapse of a roof at an Ontario shopping mall that killed two and injured almost two dozen others.
The roof of the Algo Centre Mall in the northern Ontario city of Elliott Lake
By BEN NUCKOLSAssociated Press
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - A fleet of 20 electrical utility trucks, with cranes capable of hoisting a line worker 55 feet above the ground, commandeered the parking lot behind a Hampton Inn in the northern Virginia exurbs of Washington early Tuesday
By MANSUR MIROVALEVAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - In a visit that left Japan seething, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev traveled Tuesday to a disputed Pacific island and pledged to boost financing for four impoverished islands whose ownership has been disputed by Tokyo