PASCO, Wash. - A landslide is delaying trains on a BNSF track near Pasco.
Railroad spokesman Gus Melonas says heavy rains caused the slide that buried part of the mainline track and also washed out several feet of track bed.
He says crews are working through the night to make repairs and the line
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - A soldier who shot and killed a superior officer before killing himself at Fort Bragg, N.C., last month was just one day away from being sentenced in Kansas for punching a woman in the face.
On Friday, a judge in Kansas formally dismissed the aggravated battery charge
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
A federal jury in San Francisco has found beleaguered Blackberry maker Research in Motion Ltd. liable for $147.2 million in damages for infringing on patents held by Mformation Technologies Inc.
Amar Thakur, a lawyer for Mformation, said Saturday that the
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is prodding Congress to "skip the unnecessary drama" and pass his proposal to extend Bush-era tax cuts to families earning less than $250,000 a year but not for those who earn more.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama denounces what he calls "
By JOAN LOWY and JOSHUA FREEDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday proposed fining Boeing $13.5 million for failing to meet a deadline to provide airlines with instructions on how to prevent fuel tank explosions like the one that destroyed TWA Flight 800
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An industry forecast that nearly half a million new airline pilots will be needed worldwide over the next 20 years as airlines expand their fleets has raised safety concerns that airlines will hire lower caliber pilots as they struggle to fill slots
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is updating its online travel information for motorists, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo firmly cautioning never to look at it while driving.
The website contains what state officials describe as real time information about a few hundred
By RAY HENRYAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - America's first new nuclear plants in more than a decade are costing billions more to build and sometimes taking longer to deliver than planned, problems that could chill the industry's hopes for a jumpstart to the nation's new nuclear age.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Officials have lifted the "ground stop" at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport.
Flights couldn't take off or head for the airport because of a report of smoke in the control tower's elevator shaft Tuesday. The smoke is gone.
However, Federal Aviation
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Federal prosecutors are tiring of delays that have kept convicted Spokane police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. out of prison. Eight months have passed since a jury convicted Thompson of using excessive force and lying to investigators in the 2006 fatal