By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia on Monday signaled that it would not sign new weapons contracts with Syria until the situation there calms down.
Russia will continue with previously agreed exports, but will not be selling new arms to Syria, Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, deputy
By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - International envoy Kofi Annan tried to rescue his peace plan for Syria by seeking help Monday from Iran, a staunch ally and military backer of President Bashar Assad's regime.
Before flying to Tehran, Annan said he had agreed on a new approach
By AMY TAXINAssociated Press
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - A prosecutor said Monday a man who was angry about being thrown out of a house where his family was staying was guilty of murdering five people who had heart attacks after he deliberately torched a hillside and started a raging wildfire
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A wildfire raced across 125 square miles of sagebrush and dry grass in southern Idaho in a little more than a day, with strong winds blocking fire crews from keeping it in check.
At one point, firefighters had hopes of containing the 80,000-acre blaze by Sunday evening.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Efforts to contain a large wildfire in southern Idaho by Sunday evening were dashed as winds picked up and the region's grass and sagebrush provided readily available fuel for a blaze estimated at 117 square miles.
But conditions improved elsewhere in the West, helping crews
DETROIT (AP) - A woman celebrating the weekend before her 25th birthday was fatally shot Sunday when she hugged an off-duty police officer while dancing at a party, causing the officer's service weapon to fire, according to police and her mother.
Adaisha Miller would have turned 25 on Monday,
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Firefighters were called to a structure fire Sunday morning in the Indian Trail area.
When crews arrived shortly after 6:00AM, they found the house in the 10300 block of Woodridge Dr. completely engulfed in flames. Firefighters began their attack and were able to put out
By ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - In a show of force, Syria began large-scale military exercises Sunday to simulate defending the country against outside "aggression." Damascus' staunch ally Iran warned of a "catastrophe" in the region if no political
By JENNA FRYERAP Auto Racing Writer
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - There was no fire or rain. Still, another frantic finish at Daytona International Speedway.
Tony Stewart emerged the winner, charging past Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth on the last lap and holding
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A baby golden eagle is recovering at a wildlife rehabilitation facility after officials say it miraculously survived a Utah wildfire last month.
Kent Keller told The Salt Lake Tribune (http://bit.ly/NKy8WO ) he feared the worst when he