MERCER, Pa. (AP) - A 7-year-old boy had been buckling himself into his safety seat in the back of his father's truck when he was shot to death after a handgun accidentally went off as his father got in the front seat, police said Sunday.
Joseph V. Loughrey, 44, told police he had been trying to
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) - SkyWest Airlines says a disruption in its computer network kept its flights throughout the country from taking off for about two hours.
Spokeswoman Marissa Snow says the system went down about 5 a.m. Mountain time Sunday and was restored by about 7 a.m. She says that service
By By RAY HENRYAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - If disaster strikes a nuclear power plant in the U.S., the utility industry wants the ability to fly in heavy-duty equipment that could avert a meltdown.
That capability is part of a larger industry plan being developed to meet new rules that
By By ROD McGUIRKAssociated Press
GUNNEDAH, Australia (AP) - Tony Clift's family has plowed the rich black soil of Australia's Liverpool Plains for six generations. The thought of selling never crossed his mind - until a Chinese company came to town.
Shenhua Watermark Coal offered to
By By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just six blocks from the White House, the FBI's hulking headquarters overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue has long been the government building everyone loves to hate. The verdict: It's an ugly, crumbling concrete behemoth, an architectural
By By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Gay marriage supporters see 41 reasons to fret over the Supreme Court's decision to take up the case of California's ban on same-sex unions.
While nine states allow same-sex partners to marry, or will soon, 41 states do not. Of those
By By JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - The rising confidence and bellicosity of Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, combined with rapidly deteriorating relations with Israel's would-be peace partner in the West Bank, are raising jitters in Israel that a new Palestinian
By By REBECCA SANTANAAssociated Press
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - Bodies are piling up in Pakistan's largest city as it suffers one of its most violent years in history, and concern is growing that the chaos is giving greater cover for the Taliban to operate and undermining the country's
By By GREGORY KATZAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The reverberations from the death of a nurse who accepted a hoax phone call about the ill Duchess of Cambridge spread through two countries Sunday, as Australian authorities said London police had contacted them about a possible investigation.
By By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's opposition said Sunday it will keep up protests against a referendum on a disputed draft constitution but stopped short of advocating either a boycott or a "no" vote less than a week before the ballot.
The opposition was still pushing