KOHYON-RI, North Korea (AP) - North Korea dispatched soldiers to pour buckets of water on parched fields and South Korean officials scrambled to save a rare mollusk threatened by the heat as the worst dry spell in a century gripped the Korean Peninsula.
By SHAWN POGATCHNIKAssociated Press
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) - Queen Elizabeth II prayed together Tuesday with Catholic and Protestant leaders from across Northern Ireland as this long-divided land demonstrated its rising faith in a shared future - and braced for a
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Officials in Stockton said Tuesday that mediation with creditors has failed, meaning the Central California city is set to become the largest American city ever to declare bankruptcy.
City Manager Bob
By KEN MILLERAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Experts speculated Tuesday that a fiery head-on collision of two trains in the Oklahoma Panhandle was likely the result of human error, though federal investigators are still piecing together evidence and haven't determined
By LYNN DeBRUIN and P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
WOODLAND PARK, Colo. (AP) - More than 2,100 residents were being evacuated from the Air Force Academy's grounds Tuesday night as heavy smoke billowed from a wildfire that has burned an unknown number of homes near Colorado
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney wants to improve his troubled standing among Hispanic voters while saying as little as possible about immigration. Events keep working against him.
The Supreme Court's ruling Monday on
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - The estates of two grandparents killed in a Christmas morning fire plan to sue the city of Stamford.
The administrator of the estates of Lomer and Pauline Johnson filed separate intent to sue notices on Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal aviation officials will order airlines to put oxygen systems back in jet restrooms, reversing a decision last year to remove them because of fears that terrorists could use them to start a fire during flight.
The Federal Aviation
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. On Monday at 9:00 a.m., Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Geiger Blvd. and Thomas Mallen Rd.
Deputies arrived on scene and saw a loaded dump truck with a pup trailer had struck a delivery van in the
By KEVIN BEGOSAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The charity that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky founded is set to begin what may be its last series of youth programs, as officials wait for a court to approve a formal transfer to another nonprofit