By RACHEL D'OROAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Another strong earthquake has rattled a remote and sparsely populated Aleutian Island region off Alaska.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.1 temblor struck near Adak at 10:39 p.m. Friday.
Adak is a small, isolated town about 1
By MARCY GORDON and DAVID KOENIGAP Business Writers
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge said Friday that the government's lawsuit to block the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways will start Nov. 25, a timetable favored by the airlines.
The U.S. Justice Department had wanted the
By HANNAH DREIERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - News that hundreds of threatened desert tortoises face euthanasia with the pending closure of a refuge near Las Vegas has generated a storm of reaction that has government officials scrambling to find alternatives and fielding offers from people
By JOHN SEEWERAssociated Press
An appeals court has sided with a hospital that wants to force a 10-year-old Amish girl to resume chemotherapy after her parents decided to stop the treatments.
The court ruled that a county judge must reconsider his decision that blocked Akron Children's Hospital
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A southern Oregon sheriff's office says the body of an Arizona teenager missing since last week has been found near the spot where his SUV was abandoned in a wooded area. Douglas County sheriff's spokesman Dwes Hutson said in a statement that 18-year-
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - A southwest Washington sheriff's officer says two men have been arrested in the case of a Vancouver man who reported being abducted, stripped of his clothes, tied to a tree, beaten and robbed. Skamania County Undersheriff Dave Cox says 27-year-old
By MICHELLE FAULAssociated Press
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - A young teenager dashed across a runway at a Nigerian airport, hid in the wheel well of a jet and survived a 35-minute domestic flight, the airline and aviation authorities said Sunday.
Passengers and crew had alerted the pilots that a boy was
By GOSIA WOZNIACKIAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire outside Yosemite National Park - one of more than 50 major brush blazes burning across the western U.S. - more than tripled in size overnight and still threatens about 2,500 homes, hotels and camp buildings.
Fire officials said the
By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Tough-talking Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is warning civilians who embark on armed patrols in remote desert terrain that they could end up with "30 rounds fired into" them by one of his deputies.
His unapologetically terse comments came Tuesday after a
On Sunday evening, August 18th, 2013, at about 9:00 p.m., Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies responded to two missing hikers at Liberty Lake Park. Family members of the 18-year-old female and 17-year-old male said the two of them left to go hiking around 11:30 a.m. and had not returned.