By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Utility crews untangled downed power lines and tree limbs Sunday, working to get the electricity turned back on for millions of people facing a second day of 100-degree temperatures without modern conveniences like air
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Spokane Shock (8-7) hosted the number one overall and West Division leading Arizona Rattlers (12-3) Friday night at the Spokane Arena in front of 8,946 fans. A number of early miscues and turnovers by Spokane would open the door early for Arizona as they would
By JEFFREY McMURRAYAssociated Press
Violent storms swept through the eastern part of the United States Friday night, killing a northern Virginia woman when a tree fell onto her home, damaging subway cars in Washington, D.C., and knocking out power to more than 2 million people
By AMIR SHAHAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Suicide bombers blew themselves up at the gate of a government compound in eastern Afghanistan before dawn Friday, opening the way for armed insurgents to storm the facility and touching off an hours-long gunbattle that left
By AMY TEIBELAssociated Press
NAZARETH, Israel (AP) - Israel's plan to overhaul its military draft has veered into turbulent new territory with the government's abrupt proposal to mobilize the country's Arab minority for civilian national service.
By BRENT KALLESTADAssociated Press
LIVE OAK, Fla. (AP) - Florida officials said Thursday that Tropical Storm Debby was responsible for seven deaths in the state.
State emergency operations spokeswoman Jessica Sims said that two people died in Pinellas County,
By STEVE KARNOWSKIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Attorney Bob Burns already gets a lot of information from his smartphone, but he welcomes the prospect of getting a little more - free warnings about life-threatening weather from a sophisticated new government system
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
SOPCHOPPY, Fla. (AP) - Debby destroyed homes and businesses, washed away roads and flooded neighborhoods in Florida before the once-large tropical storm drifted out to sea Wednesday, leaving behind a sopping mess
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Two men who subdued a gunman in a crowded western Pennsylvania bar and a woman who swam through a flash flood to save an elderly woman in Pittsburgh are among 23 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism
By The Associated Press
Winners of Carnegie Hero medals awarded Wednesday:
- Bobby Joe O'Quinn III, 19, of Bude, Miss., died trying to rescue two girls, ages 9 and 7, from drowning in a lake in April 2011.
- Kirk D. Haldeman, 51, of