By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A federal judge on Tuesday denied an emergency order sought by a group of American Indians who wanted to force officials to provide satellite voting on Montana reservations, effectively putting off resolution of the issue until after
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NEW YORK (AP) - Officials say the death toll from Superstorm Sandy has reached 48.
Many of the victims were killed by trees toppled by the storm, including a New Yorker killed in bed by a tree that fell onto an apartment.
More than 8
By DAVE CARPENTER and JEFF DONN and JONATHAN FAHEYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - They planned big for Superstorm Sandy, but not big enough.
Consolidated Edison figured any surge would not surpass the 11-foot record set nearly two centuries ago. Or the design limit of 12.5 feet for a key
COLBERT, Wash – Lieutenant Skylar Swenson is making his family back here in Washington proud.
He's a Coast Guard helicopter pilot based at the Coast Guard Air Station in New Jersey, and he's made headlines before, flying national news crews over the Gulf oil spill, and again this
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A light earthquake in southern Alaska has shaken some residents of Anchorage and Kenai (KEEN'-eye).
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says the magnitude 4.2 quake was located about 34 miles northwest of Anchorage and was at a depth of about 42 miles. It struck
By SHANNON DININNYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The federal agency charged with managing wild horses and burros that roam freely across 11 Western states should consider sterilizing some mares to control booming mustang populations and protect rangelands, a citizen advisory panel
By GENARO C. ARMASAssociated Press
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Rescued kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart said Tuesday that Penn State's inaugural conference on child sexual abuse is a way to promote discussion about crimes that drew more attention after the molestation scandal involving
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A decade after George Lucas said "Star Wars" was finished on the big screen, a new trilogy is destined for theaters as The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that it was buying Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.05 billion.
The seventh movie, with a working title of "Episode 7," is set
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A man suspected of sneaking into a restricted area of the Venetian resort and stealing $1.6 million in casino chips was arrested in Southern California, Las Vegas police said Tuesday.
Authorities credited media attention about the case for a tip that led them to Palmdale resident
By RAY HENRYAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Superstorm Sandy forced three nuclear reactors to close by playing havoc with cooling water and electrical lines, but the nuclear industry took the pounding without suffering a major problem.
Nuclear plants are supposed to withstand hurricanes,