By FELICIA FONSECAAssociated Press
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Two cousins who accidentally started the largest wildfire in Arizona history will have to pay more than $3.7 million in restitution to those whose homes were destroyed or suffered other losses, a federal judge said Thursday.
By KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has refused to throw out one of two obstruction of justice charges an ex-engineer for energy company BP faces after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Kurt Mix is accused of deleting text messages about BP PLC's response to
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - In public, Marco Antonio Delgado was a philanthropist, a prominent El Paso businessman and a trustee at Carnegie Mellon University. But secretly, investigators say, he was trying to launder more than half a billion dollars for a
GENEVA (AP) - The infamous 'banana dispute,' an international trade battle that started over two decades ago, has finally ended.
The European Union and 10 Latin American countries agreed to put to rest a trade dispute dating to 1991 over tariffs on bananas, which are a vital export for
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 The Associated Press
A look at the newly elected U.S. senators from Tuesday's election:
Republican Jeff Flake, the congressman who won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat, built his reputation on a fierce opposition to "earmarks," the special funding requests for roads, bridges
By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A former prosecutor-turned-fugitive who once handled the high-profile Las Vegas drug cases of celebrities Paris Hilton and Bruno Mars was sentenced Wednesday to a reduced term of 12 to 30 months in state prison term following his return from Mexico
By KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - First came marijuana as medicine. Now comes legal pot for the people.
Those who have argued for decades that legalizing and taxing weed would be better than a costly, failed U.S. drug war have their chance to prove it, as Colorado and Washington
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix's stock emerged as a bright spot Wednesday during a dreary day on Wall Street. It got a boost from signs that the Internet video service is warding off its competition, while many investors are hoping the company's
By ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENA and SONIA PEREZ-DIAZAssociated Press
SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) - A 7.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people in two states as it toppled thick adobe walls, shook huge landslides down onto highways, and sent terrified villagers