By ANNE FLAHERTY and JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
BANGKOK (AP) - The U.S. and Britain on Sunday warned about the risks of Israel expanding its air assault on the Gaza Strip into a ground war, while vigorously defending the Jewish state's right to protect itself against rocket attacks.
By The Associated Press
A list of the 32 American students who were named Sunday as Rhodes Scholars, according to the Rhodes Trust:
Margaret C. Hayden, Brunswick, Maine (Stanford)
Phillip Z. Yao, North Caldwell, N.J. (Harvard)
Julian B. Gewirtz, Hamden, Conn. (Harvard)
Benjamine Y. Liu,
By MELANIE GOUBYAssociated Press
GOMA, Congo (AP) - A rebel group believed to be backed by Rwanda advanced to within two miles (three kilometers) of Goma, a crucial provincial capital in eastern Congo, marking the first time that rebels have come this close since 2008.
Congolese army spokesman
By JANET McCONNAUGHEYAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - As crews searched Sunday for a worker still missing after an oil platform explosion and fire, doctors said one of four men burned in the blaze is improving and is now in fair condition.
Two remained in critical condition and one in
By IBRAHIM BARZAK and KARIN LAUB
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - An Israeli missile flattened a two-story house in a residential neighborhood of Gaza City on Sunday, killing at least 11 civilians, mostly women and children, Palestinian medical officials said, as Israel expanded a military
CHINO, Calif. (AP) - The owners of a Southern California slaughterhouse whose workers were caught on videotape abusing cattle, leading to one of the nation's biggest beef recalls, have agreed to pay more than $300,000 to settle a lawsuit.
The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/WdjUmz )
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Authorities are investigating several attacks on dolphins in the northern Gulf of Mexico after some were found with gunshot wounds, cuts and missing jaws.
The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/QN0xUt ) that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued a "
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Business Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twinkies are being sold on the Internet like exquisite delicacies.
Hours after Twinkie-maker Hostess announced its plans to close its doors forever, people flocked to stores to fill their shopping baskets with boxes of the cream-filled
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - In a story Nov. 17 about efforts to sell Twinkies and other Hostess products online, The Associated Press erroneously reported the first name of a Sherman, Texas man. His name is Craig Edmonds, not Greg Edmonds.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Crave a Twinkie? The
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A southwest Missouri man who confessed this week to plotting to shoot up a "Twilight" showing and a Walmart store was detained in 2009 after threatening a store clerk, police said Saturday.
Bolivar Police Chief Steve Hamilton said