COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M University's campus was shut down for about five hours Friday after an emailed bomb threat prompted an evacuation of more than 50,000 people and a building-by-building search.
A&M Police Lt. Allan Baron said officials were still searching some
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's been 43 months since the last deadly airline crash in the United States, the longest period without a fatal domestic accident since commercial aviation expanded after World War II. That sounds like unvarnished good news, but one
By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A young man whose sexual-abuse claims triggered the investigation of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky says in his new book Sandusky's wife once called down to the basement while he was being attacked and
By R.B. FALLSTROMAP Sports Writer
ST. LOUIS (AP) - One more win and another bunch of wild-card Cardinals get their chance to repeat.
Adam Wainwright threw seven innings of four-hit ball and St. Louis roughed up Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants in an 8-3 rout Thursday night that gave the
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSAssociated Press
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A massive dust storm swirling reddish-brown clouds over northern Oklahoma triggered a multi-vehicle accident along a major interstate Thursday, forcing police to shut down part of the heavily traveled roadway amid near blackout
By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Nearly three years after the Fort Hood shooting, a group of soldiers and their families is pressing the Department of Defense to make victims of the rampage eligible for the Purple Heart and other benefits.
About 160 people affected by
By NIGEL DUARAAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Again and again, decade after decade, an array of authorities - police chiefs, prosecutors, pastors and local Boy Scout leaders among them - quietly shielded scoutmasters and others accused of molesting children, a newly opened trove of
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Here in a county that knows a thing or two about Election Day meltdowns, both parties are fretting over what might go seriously wrong before, during or just after the Nov. 6 presidential election.
"More than 50 percent of the
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Google plummeted almost $80 per share, more than 10 percent, and trading in the stock was halted two and a half hours Thursday after a disappointing earnings report was published ahead of schedule and surprised investors.
Bleak figures in the
By MATTI HUUHTANENAssociated Press
HELSINKI (AP) - Nokia Corp. reported Thursday that its third quarter net loss widened further to €969 million ($1.27 billion) with a 19 percent plunge in revenue, as it struggles against the dominance of Samsung and the iPhone in the tough smartphone market.