PETROLIA, Calif. (AP) - A northern California region marked by towering redwood trees and mountains rising out of the Pacific is the focus of an intensive search for a suspect in the shooting deaths of his wife and two young daughters.
Shane Franklin Miller, considered armed and dangerous, grew up
By JULHAS ALAMAssociated Press
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) - For 17 days, the seamstress lay trapped in a dark basement pocket beneath thousands of tons of wreckage as temperatures outside climbed into the mid-90s F. She rationed food and water. She banged a pipe to attract attention. She was fast
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - The 12-year-old boy and his rabbi father were driving from the boy's therapist appointment to their Lakewood, N.J., home when the child decided to confide in his father.
The boy said he was sexually abused by his former camp counselor, a
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Agha Saleh came to the United States inspired by democratic ideals, but it took him years to achieve a basic one here : voting.
He'd lived through political upheaval in his native Pakistan and was eager to be part of America's storied "
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Japan's benchmark stock index surged Friday after the dollar hit a four-year high against the yen. Markets elsewhere gained as traders digested a positive U.S. jobs report.
The Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo jumped 2.9 percent to close at 14,607.54
By MALCOLM FOSTER and ELAINE KURTENBACHAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - The dollar soared above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years Friday, driven by aggressive credit-easing aimed at reviving Japan's sluggish economy and improved U.S. economic figures.
The U.S. dollar rose as high
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The chairman of satellite broadcaster Dish Network Corp., which is trying to buy Sprint Nextel Corp., is daring Sprint's other suitor to raise its bid.
Dish's Charlie Ergen told investors and reporters Thursday that based on the benefits
SPOKANE, Wash. - The warm weather means people are out and about enjoying the sun, but it also means easier access into homes for potential thieves. With more windows and doors open and people spending time outside, law enforcement is encouraging neighbors to look out for one another
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration announced Thursday that community health centers around the country will get $150 million to help uninsured Americans sign up for health insurance coverage under the new health care law.
The money addresses concerns from Congress and advocacy groups that
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says community health centers around the country will get a $150 million injection to help tens of millions of uninsured Americans sign up for health insurance coverage under the new health care law.
The money helps address concerns from lawmakers and