By MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The demise of the only company that manufactured a device specially designed to spray fire retardant from the back of U.S. military C-130 cargo planes has some experts worried about the future viability of a program that has
By CHRIS LEHOURITESAP Sports Writer
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - For Roger Federer, it's Wimbledon final No. 8.
For Andy Murray, it's No. 1 - and the first for a British man since 1938.
Federer, a 16-time Grand Slam champion, beat
DENVER (AP) - Dispatch recordings show that Colorado's deadly Waldo Canyon wildfire appears to have started near a popular hiking trail west of Colorado Springs.
The Denver Post (http://bit.ly/RqTtsM) reports Friday that recordings show firefighters searched
Sunday Afternoon Update:
Due to increased
fire activity all residences immediately adjacent to the west side of Navarre
Coulee Road (HWY 971) between the HWY 97A/Navarre Coulee Road intersection and
mile post 7 on Navarre Coulee road are now in a Level 2 Evacuation notice.
SYLVAN BEACH, N.Y. (AP) - A motorboat struck a buoy on a central New York lake during a nighttime outing, killing a 66-year-old man and two of his adult sons, authorities said Friday.
The bodies of the three men - Anthony Aceto, of Utica; Stephen Aceto, 41, of
By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Firefighters around the West on Friday were taking advantage of improving weather conditions to make strides against stubborn wildfires - even containment in some locales - that have destroyed homes, forced evacuations and
By The Associated Press
REDDING, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a 1,200-acre wildfire near Redding in Northern California is now 60 percent contained after destroying two outbuildings and damaging five homes.
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Fears of militia violence and calls for a boycott threatened Friday to mar Libya's first nationwide parliamentary election, a milestone on the oil-rich North African nation's rocky path toward democracy after the
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - There's no doubt that Wayne Treacy ruthlessly attacked a teenage girl more than two years ago outside a middle school, brutally kicking and stomping her head so badly she suffered permanent brain injuries.
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday hailed an accelerating wave of defections in President Bashar Assad's inner circle as the United States and its international allies pleaded once again for global