Despite facing a tough uphill climb towards the playoffs the Spokane Shock can take some comfort in the fact that, statistically speaking, they are one of the best teams in the league with just four games to go.
Spokane moved up to No. 6 in the AFL Power Rankings on Monday – right behind
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. is carefully expanding efforts to provide intelligence, training and at times small numbers of forces to African nations, to help counter terrorist activities in the region, the top American military commander for
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics Co., the world's top mobile phone maker, said Monday it expects global sales of the latest Galaxy smartphone to surpass 10 million in July even as it struggles to keep up with demand because of
By JOHN S. MARSHALLAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Northern California man whose sailboat sank off of western Mexico after a collision with a whale said Sunday that the impact was so powerful that the stern of the 22-ton vessel was lifted out of the water
By MARI YAMAGUCHIAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - If the Ohi nuclear reactors plunged into a Fukushima-style meltdown, the only route for escaping or for sending help would be a winding, cliff-hugging road often closed by snow in winter or clogged by beachgoers in summer
By The Associated Press
The Federal Reserve's chief policymaking group, the Federal Open Market Committee, has vast power over the economy through its ability to set monetary policy.
Here is a look at how the FOMC operates.
Q: What is the
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Navy relieved the commanding officer of the USS Essex of his position, saying Tuesday that officials lost confidence in his abilities after his ship collided with a tanker at sea.
Capt. Chuck Litchfield had
By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The leader of an Alaska militia who gave speeches claiming Fairbanks was on the verge of having blood in its streets was convicted Monday of nine federal charges, including conspiracy to kill federal law enforcement officers
KITTERY, Maine (AP) - A Maine shipyard is investigating what caused a small fire outside a nuclear-powered submarine that was severely damaged by another blaze last month.
The fire was reported about 7 p.m. Saturday in the dry dock where the USS Miami is located
By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI and BRIAN MURPHYAssociated Press
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Saudi Arabia kept power within the surviving, aging sons of the kingdom's founding patriarch Monday by naming Defense Minister Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz as the new heir to the throne in a