By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Anti-regime activists in Syria said Friday that government gunners rained shells on a poor, farming village before armed thugs moved in, leaving scores of people dead in what rebels claim is one of the worst single days of bloodshed in the uprising
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal regulators Thursday disclosed the most detailed information to date on damage at California's idled San Onofre nuclear power plant, where scores of tubes that carry radioactive water have eroded at an alarming rate.
By TODD RICHMONDAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A North Dakota man killed his three young daughters after they rushed to greet him during a surprise visit and left their bodies tucked in their beds, Wisconsin authorities said in court documents released Thursday.
St. Croix County
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans pushed a bill through the House Thursday that allows the government to exempt gold, copper, silver and uranium mining on federal land from formal environmental reviews.
The bill makes it harder for opponents to mount legal challenges
By LOU KESTENAssociated Press
Disc-based video games, the ones that cost $60 and come in a plastic box, may be heading the way of the VHS cassette and the eight-track tape. Many industry pundits believe that by 2020, if not sooner, you'll download all your games - just as you do now with
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Thursday rejected rival Democratic and Republican plans for cutting taxes on businesses, with both parties refusing to yield ground in their election-year struggle over how best to spark the economy.
Each side said the other's bill
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - The Obama administration now has a taste of the difficult diplomacy necessary to sharpen the focus of American power on Asia, seeking investment opportunities alongside reforms from rights-abusing governments and working with China
By The Associated Press
IN THE SHADOWS: Airbus got more orders in what has been a subdued performance at the Farnborough Airshow, ahead of a big deal between Boeing and United Airlines.
TAKING OFF: The European aircraft manufacturer booked a potential $6.35 billion worth of orders. The four deals
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida teenager was in the midst of a severe mental illness episode triggered by a text message about his brother's suicide when he attacked and nearly killed a 15-year-old girl outside a middle school, a psychiatrist for
By KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Ex-neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman called police at least six times in the months before he shot Trayvon Martin to death, reporting activity as benign as kids playing in the street to detailing the description