GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Witnesses say an Israeli airstrike has hit a high-rise in downtown Gaza City where a number of local and foreign news organizations have offices. Thick black smoke rose from the building Monday as ambulances rushed to the scene. Paramedics say one
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - New same-sex marriage laws in Maine, Maryland and Washington are expected to boost wedding spending in those states. A Maine man who's launched an online wedding directory connecting same-sex couples with gay-friendly businesses said the law should
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.52. That's down 6 cents in a week, 50 since in a month, and it's 20 cents lower than a year ago. It's 10 cents higher than the national average.
By TIM REYNOLDSAP Sports Writer
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Calling the move prudent and unprecedented, Miami is self-imposing a second straight postseason ban on its football program because of an NCAA investigation that is expected to eventually lead to stiff sanctions against the Hurricanes.
BOSTON (AP) - Prosecutors have asked a federal judge to force Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger to produce proof that he was awarded immunity by federal authorities before his June trial spirals into an "unduly elongated and unmanageable" mess.
In documents filed Friday, prosecutors call Bulger
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today:
1. NO LETUP IN VIOLENCE BETWEEN ISRAEL AND HAMAS
Palestinian militants continued to barrage Israel with rockets, and Israel announced it was widening its offensive to
By DON MELVIN and SLOBODAN LEKICAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The newly formed Syrian opposition coalition received backing from the European Union on Monday in a significant vote of confidence for a movement struggling to prove its credibility and gain the trust of splintered factions.
By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDYAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syria's increasingly powerful Islamist rebel factions rejected the country's new Western-backed opposition coalition and unilaterally declared an Islamic state in the key battleground of Aleppo, a sign of the seemingly intractable
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Paula Broadwell is telling friends she is devastated by the fallout from her extramarital affair with retired Gen. David Petraeus, which led to his resignation as head of the CIA.
A person close to Broadwell said Sunday she deeply
By MARTIN GRIFFITHAssociated Press
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Lance Gilman is a thriving businessman with dozens of employees. That those workers include a good many prostitutes didn't faze the people of a rural Nevada county who recently elected him as a Storey County commissioner by a wide margin