By JOCELYN NOVECKAP National Writer
Ah, Thanksgiving. A little turkey, some cranberry mold, maybe apple pie with ice cream, some football on TV. Getting together with the cousins. Catching up beside the fire. Togetherness.
On second thought: Scratch that. What were we thinking? This was an
By PETER JAMES SPIELMANNAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Tuesday to sanction the leaders of Congo's M23 rebel force, which hours earlier occupied the eastern Congolese city of Goma as U.N. peacekeepers stood by without resisting.
But it did
ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - A fire official in Snohomish County, Wash., says two people have been rescued after getting stuck in the rising water of rain-swollen Pilchuck Creek. Battalion Chief Greg Osborne of the North County Regional Fire Authority tells the Daily Herald (http://is.
By MELANIE GOUBY and RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
GOMA, Congo (AP) - A rebel group believed to be backed by Rwanda seized the strategic, provincial capital of Goma in eastern Congo on Tuesday, home to more than 1 million people as well as an international airport in a development that
By JIM KUHNHENN and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - For all the attention wrenched elsewhere in recent days - on new violence in the Middle East, the "fiscal cliff" back home - President Barack Obama's speedy trip to Southeast Asia achieved a major goal: It was
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The house explosion that killed two people and destroyed several homes in an Indianapolis neighborhood is now being investigated as a homicide, authorities said, though no suspects have been named.
Indianapolis Homeland Security Director
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - It had been Jessica Tata's dream to run a day care.
She was soon in over her head, caring for too many kids and taking chances by leaving them alone to run errands. The young woman's actions ultimately proved fatal: Four children died and
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - President Barack Obama dispatched Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to the Middle East on Tuesday as the U.S. urgently seeks to end a conflict between Israel and Hamas that has killed more than 100 in the last week.
By IBRAHIM BARZAK and RAVI NESSMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - A diplomatic push to end Israel's nearly weeklong offensive in the Gaza Strip gained momentum Tuesday, with Egypt's president predicting that airstrikes would soon end, the U.S. secretary of state racing to the region
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Landmark oak trees at an Alabama university that barely survived being poisoned have been further damaged by flames.
Authorities are hoping a video trained on the trees at the edge of Auburn University's campus will show the source of the blaze Sunday morning that consumed