By AYE AYE WINAssociated Press
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - A strong earthquake collapsed a bridge and damaged ancient Buddhist pagodas in northern Myanmar, and piecemeal reports from the underdeveloped mining region said mines collapsed and as many as 12 people were feared dead.
By MICHAEL CASEYAP Environmental Writer
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - After defeating a proposal in 2010 to ban the export of an endangered fish that is a key ingredient of sushi, Japan and Asian nations argued it should be left to quota-setting international fisheries bodies to bring the
By REBECCA YONKERAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake centered in Kentucky also rattled at least eight other states.
The USGS website says the epicenter of the 4.3 magnitude earthquake on Saturday afternoon was about 10 miles west of
By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Government leaders in the United States and Mexico are close to signing a pact to add areas south of the border to Colorado River water sharing agreements involving seven Western U.S. states, officials said Friday.
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
By FRANK ELTMAN and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Vincent Pina finally saw a couple of utility trucks coming down his street Thursday and started to wave in anticipation. But they just cruised past his house and kept on going.
He hung his head in resignation.
"The thing that
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and SONIA PEREZ D.Associated Press
SAN CRISTOBAL CUCHO, Guatemala (AP) - The 10 members of the Vasquez family were found together under the rubble of the rock quarry that had been their livelihood, some in a desperate final embrace, others clinging to the faintest of
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - The medic saw Staff Sgt. Robert Bales covered in blood and knew from the pattern of the staining it wasn't his own. He asked where it came from and where he'd been.
Bales shrugged, the medic, Sgt. 1st Class James
By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAssociated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Data from the 2011 earthquake centered in Virginia shows East Coast tremors can travel much farther and cause damage over larger areas than previously thought, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday.
The agency estimated about one-
WASHINGTON (AP) - The son of Virginia Democratic congressman Jim Moran says it was pure "stupidity" that he discussed a plan to cast fraudulent ballots in the upcoming election.
The episode was caught on tape by an undercover operative working for an organization led by a conservative activist. In
By JENNIFER PELTZ and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Government leaders are turning their attention to the next crisis unfolding in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy: finding housing for potentially tens of thousands of people left homeless.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency