By CHRIS BRUMMITTAssociated Press
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - A Vietnamese court issued jail sentences ranging from four to 12 years on Monday to three bloggers who wrote about human rights abuses, corruption and foreign policy, intensifying a crackdown on citizens' use of the Internet to
CAMPO, Calif. (AP) - A fire that killed an elderly man who refused to evacuate and burned 20 homes in rural San Diego County was smoldering Tuesday, but gusty afternoon winds could push it back to life, authorities said.
Nearly 1,000 firefighters planned an all-out effort to surround the blaze,
By ALAN CLENDENNINGAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's government was hit hard by the country's financial crisis on multiple fronts Tuesday as protestors enraged with austerity cutbacks and tax hikes clashed with police near Parliament, a separatist-minded region set elections seen
ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- Central Washington football is coming off a 41-17 stomping of Azusa Pacific, the newcomer to the GNAC. Running backs Demtrius Sumler and Johri Fogerson ran for more than 100 yards each and totaled four of the Wildcats' five touchdowns. It would have been Central's
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - A corroded pipe that failed and triggered a leak and massive fire at Chevron Corp.'s Richmond refinery had a low silicon content that went undetected during the company's tests and therefore was unaddressed, the manager in charge of the facility said Monday.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane firefighters were busy Monday night after responding to two house fires within an hour of each other.
The first was in the 100 block of E. Providence just off of Division.
Neighbors reported hearing windows shatter and then saw flames coming from a the home. Firefighters
By TERRY WALLACEAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - Colleagues of Dyrk Burcie's firefighter dad organized photos with the 4-year-old's name and a message to cheer up the boy and his family as he fought cancer.
Dyrk's battle with the disease ended Monday morning with him dying peacefully
By The Associated Press
Many companies including Nokia and Research in Motion have been struggling to compete with Apple and manufacturers of devices running Google's Android software. That shows in some of the earnings reports released so far for the latest quarter.
Here's a look at
SEATTLE (AP) - A 77-year-old man who was shot to death by Seattle police suffered from dementia, his family said Monday.
Henry Lee Sr. had the disorder and other diseases, his son, Henry Lee Jr. told The Seattle Times.
The man's grandson, Gabriel Lee, said he was a retired construction worker
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tyco International Ltd. has agreed to pay nearly $27 million to settle U.S. charges that it bribed officials at government-owned companies in more than a dozen countries.
The Switzerland-based manufacturing conglomerate will pay $13.7 million and pleaded guilty to a criminal