HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) - Nearly 600 volunteers, dressed for the cold, showed up at a Mormon meetinghouse Thursday to help search for a 13-year-old Utah girl who disappeared without her shoes, coat or cellphone.
There were no signs of forced entry at the Herriman home where Brooklyn Gittins was last
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Amtrak's fiscal 2012 operating loss was the lowest in nearly 38 years, which is a sign of progress, Joseph Boardman, the railroad's president and CEO, said Thursday.
The $361 million loss for the year ending Sept. 30 was down 19 percent from
By HEIDI VOGTAssociated Press
KAJAKI, Afghanistan (AP) - In the approaching twilight of its war in Afghanistan, the U.S. is forging ahead with a giant infrastructure project long criticized as too costly in both blood and money.
It's a $500 million effort to refurbish the massive Kajaki dam and
BEIJING (AP) - China has opened the world's longest high-speed rail line, which more than halves the time required to travel from the country's capital in the north to Guangzhou, an economic hub in southern China.
Wednesday's opening of the 2,298 kilometer (1,428 mile)-line was
By RANDALL CHASEAP Business Writer
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved the sale of most of the assets of failed battery maker A123 Systems Inc. to the U.S. arm of Chinese auto parts conglomerate Wanxiang Group Corp. for nearly $257 million.
In asking Judge
By By BOB SALSBERGAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts utility regulators slapped three power companies with penalties totaling nearly $25 million on Tuesday for their handling of widespread outages caused by two major storms in 2011.
The record fines against National Grid, NStar and
NEW YORK (AP) - Bankrupt battery maker A123 Systems Inc. on Sunday said it will sell most of its assets to the U.S. arm of Chinese auto parts conglomerate Wanxiang Group Corp. for $256.6 million.
Wanxiang America Corp. won an auction conducted under the supervision of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for
SOPOT, Poland (AP) - Seeking renewable energy to meet EU recommendations and cut dependence on Russian energy imports, Poland is looking to offshore wind farms as part of the answer.
The government has granted 14 licenses for development of wind farms on the Baltic Sea and will review more than two
By By AIDA CERKEZ
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - Challenge prizes have inspired inventions like margarine or canned food or achievements like the Lindbergh flight over the Atlantic.
To help people living too far from Bosnia's power grid, the United Nations on Thursday offered $20,000
By MICHAEL GORMLEYAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared Superstorm Sandy in some ways worse than 2005's Hurricane Katrina as he said his state would need $42 billion to recover from the damage wreaked in late October and prevent future catastrophe.