By LAWRENCE MESSINAAssociated Press
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia bought more than 1,000 expensive Internet routers with federal stimulus funds as part of an ambitious plan to create a long-lasting, high-capacity broadband network throughout the state, the official overseeing that
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A friend of a Florida teenager attacked by an alligator called 911 for help while yelling at the 17-year-old to get out of the water.
In a 911 call released Wednesday, one of Kaleb Langdale's friends told the dispatcher that "a gator just got my friend" and the teen'
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A State Highway Patrol inspection has found "ineffective" brakes on a 12-wheel dump truck that sped down an incline toward a plaza and an intersection before crashing into a northeast Ohio river, killing the driver.
Akron police Lt. Rick Edwards tells the Akron Beacon Journal (
By JACK GILLUM and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Documents filed by Mitt Romney's former company conflict with the Republican presidential candidate's statements about when he gave up control of the private equity firm Bain Capital. President Barack Obama's campaign
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say an 8-year-old boy was killed and his mother lost part of an arm when engine parts fell off an oncoming semitrailer and crashed through the windshield of their SUV near downtown Atlanta.
Georgia State Patrol spokesman Gordy Wright said the truck was headed east when
By TERESA CEROJANOAssociated Press
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Asian Development Bank cut growth forecast for developing Asia on Thursday, citing Europe's worsening financial crisis, sluggish recovery in the U.S. and slower growth in China and India.
The Manila-based lending institution
By MARGIE MASONAP Medical Writer
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Tran Minh Giang has spent more than a third of his young life in a Vietnamese hospital, and it could be many months more before he can go home. All for a disease that in Asia is as common as chicken pox, and usually about as severe.
By GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The fallout from the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major appears unlikely to end soon.
University leaders will hold an emergency meeting next week to start the search for a new president after James Ammons, the president
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A man who saw an illegal immigrant from Mexico get shot with a stun gun by U.S. border authorities said he testified Thursday to a federal grand jury amid signs that prosecutors are considering criminal charges in the immigrant's death after
By JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
HAVANA, Ill. (AP) - As scientists aboard a research boat activate an electric current, the calm Illinois River transforms into a roiling, silvery mass. Asian carp by the dozen hurtle from the water as if shot from a gun, soaring in graceful arcs before