By By SUE MANNINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A holiday present for Fido or Fluffy used to be an extra table scrap or a new squeeze toy. But as with gifts for their human counterparts, pet presents are becoming increasingly high-tech.
Like presents for young children who lack the
By By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
DOYLINE, La. (AP) - The explosives recycling company that caused the evacuation of a Louisiana town has come under scrutiny for explosions and its handling of dangerous materials before, and it was so far behind on its rent that the Louisiana National Guard
By By DAVID DISHNEAUAssociated Press
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - The former head of a Marine Corps brig testified Monday that she was shocked when the base commander asked for advance notice of any orders she planned to give regarding the confinement of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier charged with
By By BARBARA SURKAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syria's civil war spilled over into neighboring Lebanon once again on Sunday, with gun battles in the northern city of Tripoli between supporters and opponents of President Bashar Assad's regime that left four dead.
Nine Syrian judges and
By By RASOOL DAWAR and ISHTIAQ MAHSUDAssociated Press
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - A U.S. drone strike has killed a senior al-Qaida leader in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, Pakistani intelligence officials said, in the latest blow to the Islamic militant network.
PORTLAND, Ore. – (Dec. 7, 2012 - www.GoZags.com) It was an all-important run to open the second half that helped the Gonzaga University women's basketball team earn a 54-40 victory at Portland State University Friday evening at the Peter W. Stott Center. After leading for just 19
WASHINGTON (AP) The United States has deployed naval ships equipped with ballistic missile defenses and is monitoring North Korea "very closely" ahead of an anticipated rocket launch, the head of US Pacific Command said Thursday.
It was "logical" for US naval ships in the region to track North
By By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - Ray Emory could not accept that more than one quarter of the 2,400 Americans who died at Pearl Harbor were buried, unidentified, in a volcanic crater.
And so he set out to restore names to the dead.
Emory, a survivor of the attack, doggedly
By By DAVID RISINGAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's Cabinet on Thursday approved sending German Patriot air defense missiles to Turkey to protect the NATO member against possible attacks from Syria, in a major step toward a possible Western military role in the Syrian conflict.
By By GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated Press
CLARKSBORO, N.J. (AP) - Federal regulations require inspections of rail bridges and other infrastructure and reports on accidents, but leave it to freight railroad owners to do the work themselves.
After a derailment that released thousands of gallons of a