By DALIA NAMMARI and KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) - The Palestinians on Friday persuaded the U.N. cultural agency to list the Church of the Nativity - the place where Christians believe Jesus was born - as an endangered World Heritage site despite
By DONNA BRYSONAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Chimpanzees at a sanctuary for the animals in eastern South Africa pulled an American researcher who was leading a tour into their enclosure, bit him severely and dragged him nearly half a mile (kilometer).
By ALEX KATZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A flight attendant on a weather-delayed plane yelled at passengers and challenged them to leave the plane if they dared before he was removed and the flight was canceled.
The incident, involving American Eagle flight
By P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters searching for bodies in the roughly 350 homes burned by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history found a second body Friday at a residence where earlier another person was
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - President Barack Obama has issued a disaster declaration for Colorado, releasing federal funds to help areas affected by two deadly and destructive wildfires.
Obama's declaration Thursday makes federal funds available for emergency protective measures for areas
By BRENT KALLESTADAssociated Press
LIVE OAK, Fla. (AP) - Florida officials said Thursday that Tropical Storm Debby was responsible for seven deaths in the state.
State emergency operations spokeswoman Jessica Sims said that two people died in Pinellas County,
By The Associated Press
President Barack Obama's response to Thursday's Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act, as transcribed by the White House:
Good afternoon. Earlier today, the Supreme Court upheld the
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is on the way to its ultimate jury: the families, doctors, business people and state officials who'll have to grapple with the confusing details while striving to
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - When the stock market began tumbling Thursday, many people assumed the selloff had something to do with the Supreme Court ruling to uphold President Barack Obama's health care law. But for a lot of investors, it was the
By STEVE KARNOWSKIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Attorney Bob Burns already gets a lot of information from his smartphone, but he welcomes the prospect of getting a little more - free warnings about life-threatening weather from a sophisticated new government system