By AYA BATRAWY and JOSHUA FREEDAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - U.S. companies that dominate global aviation are eyeing the Middle East's largest airshow in hopes of inking deals worth billions of dollars as the region's economies continue to expand on the backs of the
SEATTLE (AP) - The National Weather Service says a strong cold weather system will bring rain and wind to the Western Washington lowlands Friday and heavy snow in the mountains where a foot of new snow is possible in the Cascade passes. Forecasters say temperatures will drop with
By DAVID BAUDERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Six months before he died, John Lennon set sail from Newport, R.I., on an ocean adventure to Bermuda that awakened his desire to make music again and is now being chronicled in an electronic format he could not have conceived of.
A new app, "John
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - Toronto isn't the only city whose mayor has problems. The mayor of Uganda's capital - who has locked horns with the country's powerful, long-serving president - has been found guilty of abuse of office.
A government tribunal on Thursday declared Erias Lukwago,
By SHARON COHENAP National Writer
Faced with heartbreaking images of the typhoon-ravaged Philippines - the sea of corpses, communities reduced to rubble, mothers clutching their hungry children - the world is watching an epic tragedy unfold and looking for ways to help. The big question is how.
By CARSON WALKERAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota mother is the target of both praise and criticism after she blogged that kids being bullied should toughen up.
Stephanie Metz's wide-ranging post, which spread on Facebook after she shared a link, was as much about
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of American troops helping the relief effort in the typhoon-hit Philippines could triple to more than 1,000 by the end of the week, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
Senior Obama administration officials that after a very difficult
KHQ - These before and after photos were taken by Digital Globe First Look, an online service that provides satellite imagery of large scale disasters. The satellites collected more than 7,300 square miles of imagery in the areas hit hardest by the typhoon - one of the strongest storms ever to make
By KARL RITTERAssociated Press
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Apart from Typhoon Haiyan, which has devastated the Philippines, it's been an average year for tropical cyclones, the U.N. weather agency said Wednesday in its annual climate report.
The World Meteorological Organization counted 86 tropical storms
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department says two Americans have died in the typhoon tragedy in the Philippines.
Spokeswoman Jen Psaki (SAH'-kee) says that number could go up as the department receives additional information.
She says the U.S. Embassy in Manila is providing consular assistance to