SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah Highway Patrol trooper has fallen to his death in a search and rescue mission near Salt Lake City.
Sheriff Jim Winder of the Unified Police says Aaron Beesley fell from a 90-foot cliff Saturday during the rescue of two stranded
TOKYO (AP) - Dozens of demonstrators in Japan are protesting the restarting of a nuclear power plant - the first to go back online since all reactors were shut down for safety checks following the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Ohi nuclear plant's reactor No. 3
MOSCOW, Idaho - A $1 million settlement offer to end a lawsuit by the family of a former University of Idaho student seriously injured in a 2009 fall from a fraternity house window has been rejected by the school and the Idaho State Board of Education. The Moscow-Pullman Daily
By The Associated Press
Violent storms have left more than 3 million people without power across the eastern U.S. on a day when temperatures could top 100 degrees in some places.
Winds uprooted trees at the AT&T National golf tournament in Maryland, leading
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Smokers and pro football players have something in common: They engage in risky behavior that can be potentially harmful to their health over time.
And to hear some lawyers tell it, the National Football League
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi could soon become the only state without an abortion clinic because of a new law taking effect this weekend. Critics say the law would force women to drive hours across the state line to obtain a
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Military officials have released the name of a battlefield surveillance unit leader who was killed by a fellow soldier during a safety briefing at Fort Bragg.
Authorities say 42-year-old Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale of Alvin, Texas, died
By CHARLES WILSON and STEVEN K. PAULSONAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Drought and wildfire fears are snuffing out some Fourth of July festivities this year.
From Utah to Indiana, state and local governments are calling off annual fireworks displays out of fear
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Presidents live in a world of wins and losses quickly forgotten. Rarely are they presented with the kind of defining moment that President Barack Obama experienced when the Supreme Court upheld his health care law