By Kate Stanhope,
Ernest Borgnine, who won the Best Actor Oscar in 1955 for Marty, died Sunday, The Associated Press reports. He was 95 years old.
Borgnine's longtime spokesman, Harry Flynn, told the news agency that the actor died of renal failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with his wife
FEDERALSBURG, Md. (AP) - Authorities say three boys have drowned in a creek on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
The boys were two 12-year-old cousins and an 8-year-old friend. They were last seen late Saturday afternoon playing basketball in a church parking lot.
Capt. Jerry Kirkwood of the Maryland
By PATRICK QUINNAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A bomb in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday killed six NATO service members, on a day where a total of 29 people died from roadside bombs and insurgent attacks.
NATO said the blast was caused by an improvised explosive device but provided no
By K.M. CHAUDARY and SEBASTIAN ABBOTAssociated Press
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - Thousands of hardline Islamists streamed toward Pakistan's capital in a massive convoy of vehicles Sunday to protest the government's decision to allow the U.S. and other NATO countries to
By BRETT ZONGKER and KAREN MATTHEWSAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The heat that blanketed much of the U.S. will begin easing up this week as temperatures approach normal from the Midwest to the East Coast.
Andrew Orrison, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Camp Springs, Md
By The Associated PressAssociated Press
The heat wave gripping much of the country is continuing its hold, with temperatures of 100 degrees or higher spreading to northeastern cities including Philadelphia and New York.
The heat set records Saturday in
By RON TODTAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Highways buckled in Illinois and Wisconsin, water use was cut back in Indiana and those who had power in the mid-Atlantic were urged to conserve it, but the heat gripping much of the country was only expected to worsen Saturday
By JAY LINDSAYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Boston College must give police recorded interviews its researchers conducted with a convicted Irish Republican Army car bomber after an appeals court on Friday rejected an effort to stop their release.
The ruling by
By MARTIGA LOHNAssociated Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - As a big chunk of the U.S. deals with hot weather, people are heading into pools and lakes to cool off. That has public health officials worried about a heightened risk of drowning.
Much of the central and
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Almost afraid to say it out loud, lest they jinx their record, U.S. troops in Afghanistan achieved one small but important victory over the past year: They found and avoided more homemade bombs meant to kill and maim