By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - State air pollution regulators said Monday that California's air quality is not expected to worsen appreciably after the governor ordered the release of a dirtier blend of gasoline to help slash record-high pump prices.
The California Air
By BRIAN MURPHYAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Just as Iran's currency was rattling near bottom after a stunning free fall, officials in Tehran opened a trade exhibition that included advanced engineering tools, heavy machinery and robotics. Nearly every Iranian booth
By ADAM SCHRECKAP Business Writer
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Gulf carrier Etihad Airways said Sunday a jump in passenger numbers flying aboard its fast-growing fleet drove third-quarter sales 19 percent higher to $1.3 billion.
Like regional rivals Emirates and Qatar Airways, the airline
By JIM VERTUNOAP Sports Writer
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Geno Smith and No. 8 West Virginia turned their first trip to Texas into a rollicking Wild West drama.
And now, two games into playing in a new conference, the Mountaineers look every bit like one of the teams to beat in the Big 12.
By JANIE McCAULEYAP Baseball Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Phillips still sees the highlights of his weak grounder for the final out in Roy Halladay's no-hitter of the Cincinnati Reds in an embarrassing playoff opener two years ago.
Now, Phillips and the Reds have their own memorable
By NOAH TRISTERAP Baseball Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Justin Verlander threw a fastball that caught a bit too much of the plate, allowing Oakland's Coco Crisp to lead off the game with a stunning home run.
For the first few innings, Verlander labored, his pitch count rising while his control
By MARK LONGAP Sports Writer
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - This was old-school football at its best, the kind of performance only Southeastern Conference loyalists could love.
And Florida - yes Florida - was the team putting on a show.
Mike Gillislee ran for a career-high 146 yards and two
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A private company is on the verge of launching another cargo ship to the International Space Station.
On Sunday night, California-based SpaceX will attempt to send a Dragon capsule to the orbiting lab and its three-member crew.
By DAVE SKRETTAAP Sports Writer
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Bill Snyder didn't have a whole lot to say to No. 7 Kansas State at halftime on Saturday.
It wasn't because he was at a loss for material.
The Wildcats had stumbled their way through a first half in which everything went right for
By BRUCE SCHREINER and KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Patsy Bivins tossed and turned all night after finding out the steroid shot she received to ease her chronic back pain could instead threaten her life.
For now, all the 68-year-old retired waitress can do is hope she