By JANET McCONNAUGHEYAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When a Florida man saw a news photo of a man rescued from Hurricane Isaac's floodwaters, he was sure it was his brother. It wasn't - but the mistaken identity started a search that ultimately reunited that homeless man with the
By BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE and DAVID B. CARUSOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Before the Sept. 11 attacks, the Rev. Carl Keyes was a little-known pastor of a small New York City congregation searching for members and money.
When the twin towers fell, his fortunes changed.
Donors poured $2.5
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus approved next year's budget Saturday without releasing any figures because of the country's ongoing bailout talks with potential creditors.
The "tight" budget incorporates additional spending cuts, slashes an
By VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Her mother is in prison for welfare fraud. Her stepfather is lying low. Her six siblings, some just infants, are in the custody of child welfare authorities. And Aliayah Lunsford, the brown-eyed 3-year-old who vanished from her West
Lewiston Police Department Press Release:
On the 09/21/12 at about 10:00 p.m. Lewiston Police responded to a report of a female near Webster School who brandished a knife at a male victim. It was reported the victim had been driving in the area of Webster School and had pulled to the side of
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Miriam has formed over the eastern Pacific, but it remains well offshore and does not pose a threat to land.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Saturday that Miriam was centered about 640 miles (1030 kilometers) south-southeast of the southern tip of
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's nominees to serve as ambassadors to Iraq and Pakistan.
By voice vote early Saturday morning, lawmakers backed the selection of Richard Olson to be U.S. envoy in Pakistan. His appointment comes as an already tenuous relationship
Coeur d'Alene Police Department Press Release:
Coeur d Alene Police Department officers responded to a report of a fight at 710 North 21st Street involving a machete. Upon arrival to the area, officers learned the male who had the machete had left the scene. Additional
By RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
DIABALY, Mali (AP) - It was dusk when the aging Toyota pickup truck pulled into the first military checkpoint, loaded with at least 17 bearded men fingering prayer beads.
This pinprick of a village in central Mali is not even large enough to appear on most
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A frustrated Congress quit Washington on Saturday with at least one hope - that the stark choice in the election ahead will give lawmakers clarity about what Americans want from their government.
They desperately need some direction.