By NICK PERRYAssociated Press
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Mine officials say rescuers are on their way to the last 15 miners trapped underground in a New Zealand gold mine following a fire.
A truck engine caught fire early Tuesday at the mine in the North Island town of Waihi. Mine officials said
By ROXANA HEGEMANAssociated Press
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Hawker Beechcraft efforts to enter into exclusive talks with a Chinese firm for the $1.79 billion sale of its civilian aircraft operations ran into opposition Monday in bankruptcy court from its machinists union amid fears about the deal'
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Sprint Nextel Corp. said Monday that it has turned on its new wireless data network, providing a much-needed boost to the carrier, whose data speeds lag those of its largest competitors.
Sprint fired up the fourth-generation, or 4G, network in
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A jury on Monday convicted a teenager of attempted murder in a vicious kicking and stomping attack on a girl outside a middle school in 2010, rejecting his claims of insanity.
The jury deliberated just over four hours before
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A farm in northwest Boise is trying to help people who are tired of the same old dating scene. The Earthly Delights Farm advertised its latest "Weed Dating" event in late June and offered singles the chance to get to know one another other while working in the
MANSFIELD, Wash. (AP) - The state is sending help to Douglas County firefighters who have been battling two wildfires near Mansfield in central Washington. Deputy State Fire Marshal Bill Slosson says about a dozen firefighters have been dispatched Monday and a management team of
By The Associated Press
Athina Prassa in Athens mastered English in four years studying at a private university. It's a skill that may not help her much as she hunts for work while hard-right thugs roam her blighted neighborhood.
Lucy Nicholls in London graduated from fashion school brimming
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University's governing board is holding an emergency meeting to discuss the resignation of school president James Ammons.
The FAMU board plans to meet for three hours Monday where it will discuss the resignation and finding a successor.
One key decision
By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian rebels fired grenades at tanks and troops while regime armor shelled Damascus neighborhoods on Monday, sending terrified families fleeing the most sustained and widespread fighting in the capital since the start of the uprising 16 months ago.