By BRUCE SMITHAssociated Press
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - "We are tied to the ocean," an avid sailor and president named John F. Kennedy once said. "And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch, we are going back from whence we came."
Humans have an affinity for water. It is
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Commuters streaming into New York City on Monday endured long waits and crowded trains, giving the recovering transit system a stress test a week after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the New Jersey and New York coast lines.
Trains were so crowded Monday on the
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
LITTLE FERRY, N.J. (AP) - The lives of the residents of Lamker Court lie in heaps on lawns and curbs.
A stuffed Shrek doll sits atop a dining room chair. A gas stove rests in a driveway, a washer and dryer nearby. A computer monitor is wedged against a recliner.
ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say four people were killed and seven more were injured in a head-on car crash on Interstate 5 in Elk Grove.
The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/Wo1btZ) a Ford Expedition carrying nine people was going southbound on the highway Sunday when it veered out of
By ARON HELLERAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's prime minister ordered the military to go on high alert for a looming attack on Iran's nuclear program two years ago, but backed off following strong objections from senior security officials, a respected Israeli news program
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A zoo where a 2-year-old boy fell into an exhibit and was fatally mauled by African wild dogs had met or exceeded all safety standards for animals and visitors, proving that no exhibit is "fail-proof," the zoo's president said Monday.
BOSTON (AP) - Mobster James "Whitey" Bulger was taken to a Boston hospital after complaining of chest pains at the prison where he is awaiting trial for his alleged role in 19 murders, Massachusetts officials say.
Bulger, 83, the former leader of the Winter Hill Gang, was hospitalized Sunday for
By FRANCES D'EMILIOAssociated Press
VATICAN CITY (AP) - A Vatican computer expert accused of helping the pope's former butler steal secret correspondence did not know the man well and had little motive to risk his 20 years on the job for him, a defense lawyer argued Monday at the start
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A 24-year-old man was mauled to death Sunday morning while cleaning a grizzly bear enclosure at a wildlife casting agency in southwestern Montana, Gallatin County officials said.
The man was mauled by one or both of the captive-bred grizzly bears at the Animals of Montana
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