By MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The demise of the only company that manufactured a device specially designed to spray fire retardant from the back of U.S. military C-130 cargo planes has some experts worried about the future viability of a program that has
SYLVAN BEACH, N.Y. (AP) - A motorboat struck a buoy on a central New York lake during a nighttime outing, killing a 66-year-old man and two of his adult sons, authorities said Friday.
The bodies of the three men - Anthony Aceto, of Utica; Stephen Aceto, 41, of
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
WASHINGTON (AP) - Six U.S. airmen missing from a combat mission over southern Laos during the Vietnam War will be buried Monday after their remains were located and identified following a 17-year investigation.
The Defense Department said Thursday the six will be
SAINT-QUENTIN, France (AP) - U.S. sprinter Tyler Farrar finished the fifth stage of the Tour de France bloodied and angry, and had to be pulled away from the rider he blamed for causing his third crash in as many days.
Before stunned onlookers, Farrar dropped his bicycle and stormed into the Argos-
By ANN M. JOBFor The Associated Press
Those who thought sport utility vehicles were going the way of the dodo were wrong. SUVs haven't died off amid higher gasoline prices.
To the contrary, Jeep's flagship SUV, the Grand Cherokee, just posted its best
LE BOURGET, France (AP) - French air accident investigators say that pilot errors and faulty speed and other readings led to the crash of an Air France jet over the Atlantic in 2009. The BEA air accident investigation agency released its final report Thursday on the crash, which
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Lifting a downed tree, replacing flower pots, and cleaning her yard and garage was not the way Deanna Rector expected to spend her July 4th weekend.
"I'm trying to get the dirt out of the there so I can put the tree back in," Rector explained, shovel in hand
By ANGELA CHARLTON and CECILE BRISSONAssociated Press
LE BOURGET, France (AP) - A pilot facing faulty data and deafening alarms in an oversea thunderstorm pitched his plane sharply up instead of down as it stalled, then lost control, sending the Air France jet and all 228 people
By ROBERT BARRAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - British lawmakers voted Thursday to allow a parliamentary committee to investigate the banking industry in the wake of an interest rate manipulation scandal at Barclays - rejecting opposition calls for a lengthier external inquiry led