By ERIK SCHELZIGAssociated Press
TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) - Crews spent Friday clearing trees and reaching stranded visitors at Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee, a day after violent thunderstorms swept through the popular tourist spot, killing at least two people and
PHOENIX (AP) - A United Airlines flight bound for Houston had to return to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport because of a cracked windshield.
Federal Aviation Administration officials say the pilot declared an emergency and Flight 1138 landed without
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The temperatures in Casimir Brandon's basement bedroom grew so stifling that the exhausted Madison man began riding city buses in the morning, from one end of the line to the other, so he could grab a few hours of air-
By STEVEN DUBOISAssociated Press
DUNDEE, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon man shot and killed his estranged wife and their two children at his home on the Fourth of July before killing himself, police said Thursday. Court records show the woman had sought to keep her husband away from the
By The Associated Press
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The European Central Bank is the monetary authority for the 17 countries that use the euro currency. The eurozone has the world's second largest economy after the United States, with annual output of €9.41 trillion, or $11.75
By DAVID McHUGHAP Business Writer
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The European Central Bank cut its benchmark interest rate to a record low Thursday to spark economic growth but gave little sign it would take further action soon to ease Europe's financial crisis
SPOKANE, Wash. – Two more local Red Cross volunteers left for Billings, Montana Wednesday afternoon to aid in the disaster relief efforts as a result of numerous wild fires.
The volunteers are driving over in an Emergency Response Communication Vehicle. It is one of only thirteen
BLUEMONT, Va. (AP) - The death toll blamed on storms and the ensuing blackout across the eastern U.S. is now at 26 after two accidents in Virginia.
The sheriff's office in Loudoun County, on the Maryland border, said Wednesday a utility worker from Florida
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Three families are starting an effort to raise $30 million for troops and veterans through a new organization called Veteran Support Fund. It will be a portal for distributing money to five groups already working to help America's
By SHAWN POGATCHNIKAssociated Press
DUBLIN (AP) - Ireland's unemployment rate rose to an 18-year high of 14.9 percent in June, underscoring the country's struggle to stimulate economic growth in the face of austerity measures, government statisticians reported Wednesday