WASHINGTON (AP) - About 1.4 million customers are facing a fourth sweltering day without electricity as utility crews clean up behind a storm that swept from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic. Power was back for more than a million customers in seven states and the District of
By ERIC TUCKER and MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Utility crews struggled to catch up with a backlog of millions of people without electricity for a fourth hot day Tuesday as frustration grew and authorities feared the toll of 24 storm deaths could rise
By HOLLY RAMERAssociated Press
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Forget that image of a hospice worker sitting next to a hospital bed in a dimly lit room. Today, hospice care is delivered everywhere from the golf course to the casino.
As they brace for the eventual needs of
By MEAD GRUVER and THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Saturday, June 30, and Sunday, July 1:
Spending almost a week in an evacuation shelter as a single mother of three young children gets old.
On Sunday, 26-year-old
By ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syria's main opposition groups rejected on Sunday a new international plan that calls for a transitional government because the compromise agreement did not bar President Bashar Assad from participating.
By AMY TEIBELAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's national Holocaust memorial has toned down its account of Pope Pius XII's conduct toward the massacre of Jews during of World War II, following a long diplomatic dispute with the Vatican.
By The Associated Press
Violent storms have left more than 3 million people without power across the eastern U.S. on a day when temperatures could top 100 degrees in some places.
Winds uprooted trees at the AT&T National golf tournament in Maryland, leading
By SARAH KUTAAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - The sun was setting when Jerry Abel's cattle began to bellow on his Central Texas ranch. They were convulsing by the time he rushed to the pasture. Within hours, Abel had lost almost all his herd.
COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho - Drinking and driving remains one of the most common avoidable causes of death for Americans, thousands are killed each year as a result of DUI crashes.
Law enforcement works hard to find and arrest DUI drivers, often times using field sobriety tests.
But how do you
By THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Friday, June 29:
Simone Covey walked anxiously into the Red Cross shelter Thursday evening after organizers called a closed meeting for evacuees. The purpose: To inform residents if their homes