By DINA CAPPIELLOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind energy facilities have killed at least 67 golden and bald eagles in the last five years, but the figure could be much higher, according to a new scientific study by government biologists.
The research represents one of the first tallies of
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Twelve years later, haunting memories of Sept. 11 are shaping the debate over what to do about Syria.
As Americans mark the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks, the nation again is wrestling with painful questions about al-Qaida, weapons of
By BRIAN MURPHYAssociated Press
A Russian-brokered proposal to place Syria's chemical arsenal under international control for eventual destruction would resonate far beyond Damascus and highlight the stakes at play among Assad's friends, foes and nervous bystanders struggling with the
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House and Senate leaders are formally awarding Congress' highest civilian honor to four girls killed in an Alabama church bombing nearly 50 years ago.
The Congressional Gold Medal is being awarded Tuesday to 14-year-olds Addie Mae Collins, Carole
By DEREK GATOPOULOSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Suicides increased by 45 percent during the first four years of Greece's financial crisis, a mental health aid group said Tuesday, warning there are indications of a further "very large rise" over the past two years.
By CALVIN WOODWARD and NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is grasping all his tools of persuasion in trying to turn around public opinion and rally congressional support for a strike against Syria. He's got tricky ground to cover in his address Tuesday night
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A severely disabled 3-year-old girl who weighed just 11 pounds when she died Monday was starved to death, Philadelphia police said as they held the girl's parents for questioning.
Nathalyz Rivera's father found her unresponsive inside the family's bug-infested home
By MATTHEW LEE and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Confronted by the threat of U.S. air strikes, Syria swiftly welcomed the idea of turning over all of its chemical weapons for destruction on Monday, capping a remarkable chain of events that started with a suggestion from Secretary of
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park officials are investigating after an Idaho woman reported her 3-year-old daughter shot herself with a handgun in a campground.
Park rangers responded Saturday morning to Grant Village Campground, but resuscitation efforts failed,
By TRACIE CONEAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park was caused by an illegal fire set by a hunter, the U.S. Forest Service said Thursday.
The agency said there is no indication the hunter was involved with illegal marijuana cultivation,