AOL.COM - A 5-year-old in Washington helped save his dad's life when he
called 911, and dispatchers were so impressed by the little guy that he
got a special award. Quincy Hall's dad had a seizure, so Quincy picked
up the phone and called for help. The dispatcher thought it was a joke
By The Associated Press
TRADING DOWN: China's trade growth plunged in June, hurt by weak U.S. and European demand, with potential impact on economies as far-flung as Africa and Australia.
IMPORT-EXPORT SLOWDOWN: Import growth fell by half from May's level to 6.3 percent, as factories
BLOOMBERG.COM - Americans may add as many as two
years to the nation's life expectancy if they can stand up more
often and watch fewer hours of television, a study found.
While studies have shown that too much time sitting and
watching TV are bad for a person's health, today's research
NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices tumbled Tuesday on further signs of an economic slowdown in China and after the government of Norway intervened to end a strike that threatened North Sea oil production.
Benchmark U.S. crude fell by $2.08, or 2.4 percent, to finish at $83.91 per barrel. Brent crude lost $
By PETE YOST and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTIAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he opposes a new photo ID requirement in Texas elections because it would be harmful to minority voters.
In remarks to the NAACP in Houston, the attorney general said the Justice
By MICHELLE FAULAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced a Congolese warlord to 14 years in jail for using child soldiers - a punishment meant to bring justice for his victims, to signal a warning to others and to act as a potential landmark in
By JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's acquittal of the most serious charges in a high-profile corruption case on Tuesday set off a fierce debate about how the peace process might have proceeded differently had the former leader not been driven
SPOKANE, Wash. - The Maxwell Football Club announced Monday its watch list for the 76th annual Maxwell Award. Washington State University wide receiver Marquess Wilson is one of the 64 players on the list. The award is given to the nation's most outstanding collegiate football player. Last year
SPOKANE, Wash. - With this stretch of hot temperatures, Washington's Department of Natural Resources is keeping a close watch on the fire danger. Crews now say they plan to change the fire danger from moderate to high starting Thursday at midnight.
Spokesman for the Department of
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - A new showdown loomed in Egypt on Monday as the country's highest court stood by its ruling that dissolved parliament last month, challenging the new Islamist president's plans to reconvene the lower chamber in defiance of the military.