By MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The things that Marge Gatti once cherished are lying on what's left of her deck, spattered in mud, like a yard sale gone awry.
The white fur coat she bought for $80 at an auction. Family videos. A peach-colored glass creamer from England. Books
MADRID (AP) - Residents of the southern Spanish city of Jerez have set fire to mounds of stinking rubbish bags and overflowing trash containers to protest a 20-day refuse collection strike that has left the city resembling a dump in many areas.
Firefighters had to put out 85 blazes early Wednesday
CAIRO (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has arrived in Cairo in her diplomatic push to forge a truce between Israel and Gaza rulers of Hamas, hours after a bomb exploded on an Israeli bus in Tel Aviv, wounding 10. Clinton will meet with Egypt's President
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A white supremacist with a history of alcohol problems had no drugs in his system when he walked into a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee this summer and fatally shot six people before killing himself, according to a toxicology report released
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Black Elk Energy has halted the search for a worker missing since Friday's explosion and fire aboard an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
The missing crewman, Jerome Malagapo of the Philippines, was employed by Grand Isle Shipyard Inc., which had a contract with Black Elk
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A southwest Missouri man accused of plotting attacks at a movie theater and Walmart store legally bought the guns he allegedly planned to use, despite being forced to undergo a psychiatric exam three years ago after stalking a
By MAX SEDDONAssociated Press
YARABAIKASY, Russia (AP) - When Eduard Mochalov tried to have the people who stole his cattle and pig farm brought to justice, he spent eight months in jail on charges he says were cooked up. He appealed to Vladimir Putin and even set himself on fire outside the
SAN DIEGO (AP) - David Copley, the last in a line of San Diego Union-Tribune publishers and owners from a family who dominated the city's media for more than eight decades, died after crashing his car Tuesday night near his La Jolla home.
Copley, 60, was declared dead at Scripps Memorial
By JOSEF FEDERMAN and KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A cease-fire agreement between Israel and the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers took effect Wednesday night, bringing an end to eight days of the fiercest fighting in years and possibly signaling a new era of relations
By IBRAHIM BARZAK and JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel and the Hamas militant group edged closer to a cease-fire Tuesday to end a weeklong Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, but after a day of furious diplomatic efforts involving the U.S. secretary of state, U.N. chief