PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (DOO'-gahrd) has confirmed a second death in the weekend crash of an Air Force tanker that was helping fight a wildfire in the Black Hills.
Daugaard's statement Tuesday did not identify the second
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has confirmed a second death in the weekend crash of an Air Force tanker that was helping fight a wildfire in the Black Hills. Daugaard's statement Tuesday did not identify the second victim. The family of Lt. Col. Paul
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) - Authorities say firefighters in western Idaho were building containment lines around a 1,400-acre blaze that broke out this weekend southwest of Marsing. Bureau of Land Management spokeswoman Mallory Eils says 120 firefighters and six firefighting aircraft are
By DAN ELLIOTT and MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The deadly crash of a military cargo plane fighting a South Dakota wildfire forced officials to ground seven other Air Force air tankers, removing critical firefighting aircraft from the skies during
By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIELAssociated Press
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - European aerospace giant Airbus will build its first airplane factory in the U.S., aiming to compete better against archrival Boeing in the battle to dominate the global aviation industry.
The Mobile, Ala., factory - due to start up in
BRANDON, Miss. (AP) - Jack Brooks Lacy Jr., who as an assistant U.S. attorney led the first federal murder prosecution in a civil rights-era killing, has died. He was 69.
Lacy died Friday of a single bullet to the head, Rankin County Coroner Jimmy Roberts said.
By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - In New Mexico, Tomasita Maestas says she will pick the presidential candidate who has the best plan to fix education and the economy.
In Arizona, Mexican immigrant Carlos Gomez backs Republican Mitt
By Associated Press
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Endurance swimmer Penny Palfrey muscled past the halfway mark Saturday as she pushed through the Florida Straits, enduring jellyfish stings but otherwise encountering perfect conditions in her attempt to become the first woman to swim
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Airlines Writer
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Pilots at Delta Air Lines approved a new contract on Friday that will prompt a major shift in the way Delta uses smaller jets.
The deal is likely to become a benchmark for pilot talks at United Airlines, too
Idaho - Firefighters from the Idaho Panhandle district are battling wildfires in
the U.S. Forest service in North Idaho say around 120 firefighters stationed in
North Idaho have been deployed to fight the massive wildfires in Colorado,