By Associated Press
WEST, Texas (AP) - On April 17, an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, leveled part of the small town located some 20 miles north of Waco. Most of the victims were first responders from fire departments in West and other nearby towns that were on the scene
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian newspapers warn that a new wave of price hikes could stir greater discontent less than two months before presidential elections.
The press commentaries also suggest disputes within Iran's ruling system over how to cope with an economy battered by international
By ALLEN G. BREED, ERIC TUCKER and JEFF DONNAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Tamerlan Tsarnaev ranted at a neighbor about Islam and the United States. His younger brother, Dzhokhar, relished debating people on religion, "then crushing their beliefs with facts."
The older brother sought individual
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - In kitchens, they prepare food faster, but pressure cookers by their very nature help make good bombs, amplifying the blast and the carnage.
They don't just hold the explosives. The tightly sealed pot that speeds the cooking of beans and
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) - Yahoo's first-quarter earnings report will cast a spotlight on CEO Marissa Mayer's efforts to turn around the Internet company.
The numbers, due out after the stock market closes Tuesday, are being released with Yahoo's stock price trading at some of its highest
By KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Thousands of people are expected to join an unofficial counterculture holiday celebrating marijuana in Colorado and Washington this coming weekend, including out-of staters and even packaged tours. The events and crowds will test the limits of new laws
By CLARKE CANFIELDAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - High bail is appropriate to prevent the exploitation a Maine man who has attracted a marriage proposal and a stranger's offer to bail him out since his high-profile arrest for theft and burglary after living in the woods for nearly three
By GLENN ADAMSAssociated Press
ROME, Maine (AP) - A man who lived like a hermit for decades in a makeshift camp in the woods and may be responsible for more than 1,000 burglaries for food and other staples has been caught in a surveillance trap at a camp he treated as a "Walmart," authorities said
By CHRISTOPHER BODEENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Hacking that originates inside China is undermining its relationship with the United States and harms Beijing's long-term interests, a top U.S. diplomat said Tuesday, in the latest high-level public expression of concern over a problem that