By EMOKE BEBIAK and KIM CHAKANETSAAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A cargo train collided with a truck carrying farm workers at a crossing in South Africa Friday, killing at least 26 people and leaving bodies strewn across the scene of the accident, officials said.
Provincial spokesman Joseph
By KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
GLENDALE, Colo. (AP) - Nearly a year after the nation's deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in more than two decades, Colorado cantaloupes are back in supermarkets.
Farmers near the town of Rocky Ford are going on the offensive to restore the fruit's
By JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
CHAMONIX, France (AP) - They set out before dawn, hoping to conquer a mountaineering classic: Mont Blanc, Western Europe's highest peak. But below the prized summit, a climber is believed to have accidentally caused a slab of ice to snap off, triggering an
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - A U.S. Senator is questioning whether the government thoroughly investigated electronic gremlins that could have caused Toyota vehicles to accelerate unexpectedly.
In a letter sent Thursday to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Sen.
By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Anti-regime activists in Syria said Friday that government gunners rained shells on a poor, farming village before armed thugs moved in, leaving scores of people dead in what rebels claim is one of the worst single days of bloodshed in the uprising
By TODD RICHMONDAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A North Dakota man killed his three young daughters after they rushed to greet him during a surprise visit and left their bodies tucked in their beds, Wisconsin authorities said in court documents released Thursday.
St. Croix County
By LOU KESTENAssociated Press
Disc-based video games, the ones that cost $60 and come in a plastic box, may be heading the way of the VHS cassette and the eight-track tape. Many industry pundits believe that by 2020, if not sooner, you'll download all your games - just as you do now with
By ANGELA CHARLTON and JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
CHAMONIX, France (AP) - A climber trying to scale Mont Blanc may accidentally have caused a slab of ice to snap off Thursday high in the French Alps, sparking an avalanche that swept nine European climbers to their deaths, authorities said. A
By MARGIE MASONAP Medical Writer
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Tran Minh Giang has spent more than a third of his young life in a Vietnamese hospital, and it could be many months more before he can go home. All for a disease that in Asia is as common as chicken pox, and usually about as severe.
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A man who saw an illegal immigrant from Mexico get shot with a stun gun by U.S. border authorities said he testified Thursday to a federal grand jury amid signs that prosecutors are considering criminal charges in the immigrant's death after