By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - The U.S. Navy is spending more than $20 million each year sending ships to poorer nations in the Asian-Pacific region to provide cataract surgery, dental fillings and other medical care.
The Navy and its sailors are more often
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - State TV has raised the toll from a 6.2-magnitude earthquake that hit northwestern Iran to at least 180 people dead and more than 1,350 others injured. The news report says at least six villages were totally leveled in Saturday's quake, and 60 others
By JAKE COYLEAP Entertainment Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A new study has found that YouTube has become a major platform for news, one where viewers are turning for eyewitness videos in times of major events and natural disasters.
The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism on
By MARY PEMBERTONAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Even by Alaska standards, the rock slide in Glacier Bay National Park was a huge event.
It was a monumental geophysical event that was almost overlooked until a pilot happened to fly over where the cliff collapsed and snapped some
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - TITLE: "Excuses"
LENGTH: 30 seconds
AIRING: It's the first ad in a $25 million series of commercials airing in Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, New Hampshire, Ohio, Iowa, Michigan, Colorado and Nevada.
KEY IMAGES: A female narrator says, "
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Repairs to the Washington Monument will require massive scaffolding to be built around the 555-foot obelisk and may keep it closed until 2014 after it was damaged by an earthquake last year.
National Park Service spokeswoman Carol Johnson said
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Japanese seeking information on radiation levels in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster are turning to a volunteer group founded in the U.S. that has created a detailed and constantly updated visual database online.
Sean Bonner, a Los Angeles