MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Miriam has formed over the eastern Pacific, but it remains well offshore and does not pose a threat to land.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Saturday that Miriam was centered about 640 miles (1030 kilometers) south-southeast of the southern tip of
By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The residents of the quirky Alaska tourist town of Talkeetna were asked to evacuate Friday because the nearby river continues to rise after heavy rains.
Gov. Sean Parnell toured the area by helicopter and landed to talk to some Talkeetna
By SHANNON DININNYAssociated Press
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - There's no relief in sight for firefighters battling several large wildfires in Washington state, and a lightning storm forecast to sweep through the region Saturday could ignite even more blazes and bring little to no rain.
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Two 13-year-old Wisconsin boys were ordered held on $1 million bond Friday after being accused of using a hatchet and hammer to kill one boy's great-grandmother while stealing jewelry and a car from her home.
Prosecutors allege that the boys
MIAMI (AP) - U.S. forecasters say Tropical Storm Nadine is slowly churning away from the Azores out in the Atlantic.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said at 8 a.m. EDT Friday that Nadine was centered about 215 miles (350 kms) south of the Azores and moving to the south at 7 mph (11 kph
By PAUL SCHEMMAssociated Press
ALEPPO, Syria (AP) - Rebels have taken a major stride in uniting their ranks in the battle for Syria's largest city, giving them hope they could tip the balance after three months of bloody, stalemated combat in Aleppo, one of the biggest prizes of the civil
By DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Hours after a British soldier in Afghanistan told medics she was suffering from stomach pains, the Royal Artillery gunner unexpectedly gave birth to a boy - the first child ever born to a member of Britain's armed forces in combat.
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a critical climate indicator showing an ever warming world, the amount of ice in the Arctic Ocean shrank to an all-time low this year, obliterating old records.
The ice cap at the North Pole measured 1.32 million square miles on Sunday.
By NEBI QENAAssociated Press
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - Syrian rebels seized control of a border crossing on the frontier with Turkey on Wednesday, ripping down the Syrian flag as the rebels fighting to oust President Bashar Assad expand their control of the country's north.
By TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
AMSTERDAM (AP) - The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix underlined her country's commitment to the euro during her annual address to Parliament about the national budget on Tuesday, and made it clear the Dutch will continue to pursue "austerity" policies in