OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Fireworks went on sale Thursday in Washington and will be permitted through July 5. The state fire marshal's office says 900 licenses were issued for retail fireworks stands. Fire Marshal Charles Duffy and other authorities are urging
By STEPHEN WILSONAP Sports Writer
LONDON (AP) - Sammy Lee remembers it vividly: food rationing, bombed-out buildings, rubble.
The year was 1948, and London was hosting the Olympics amid severe austerity in the aftermath of World War II. Lee, an American diver,
CHICAGO (AP) - Planes are flying again at Chicago's Midway International Airport after a nearly four-hour shutdown caused by a lack of runway lights.
Chicago Aviation Department spokeswoman Karen Pride says a problem with the lighting equipment caused the
By DAVID PORTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Burke's voice still cracks when he talks about how his older brother Billy, a firefighter in Manhattan, was helping two people in the World Trade Center when the towers fell on Sept. 11, 2001.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A wildfire south of Roundup has burned more than 15,000 acres and destroyed an unknown number of homes and other buildings. Fire managers ordered people to evacuate their homes. The fire, pushed by 55 mph winds on Thursday, made a 12-mile run and threatened
By The Associated Press
More than 70,000 space heaters with the potential to become so hot they might melt, and millions of potentially explosive toilet flushing systems are among the list of recalled consumer products this week. Other products recalled include light fixtures,
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - As the new Dodge Dart makes its way to showrooms, Chrysler wants you to remember some things about its namesake from the 1960s and 70s.
The Dart was sporty. You could order it any way you wanted. Some versions, like
***Official Press Release From Grant County Sheriff's Office***
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Grant County's Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team shut down a sophisticated marijuana growing operation near Moses Lake on Thursday. An investigation sparked by a citizen's tip led detectives to
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOYOTA, Japan (AP) - Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda assured shareholders Friday that Japan's top automaker had recovered from last year's disasters even as power shortages continue to dog the country.
By Megan Riesz
What do Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon all have in common, besides billions of dollars in yearly revenue? Their websites end in ".com." But the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced Wednesday that these four companies, plus hundreds more,