By MARK S. SMITHAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House Big Dig is finally wrapping up, but the Big Reveal is proving to be a pretty big letdown.
After nearly two years and $86 million worth of noisy and disruptive construction, the West Wing has emerged from its visual seclusion
CLEVELAND (AP) - A trial for 16 people accused in hair- and beard-cutting attacks against fellow Amish is wrapping up in Ohio.
Closing statements are scheduled for Wednesday in the federal hate crimes trial.
Prosecutors say the defendants planned or took part in at least one of five attacks last
BLAKE JENSEN: Well the air quality drastically improved throughout the day yesterday thanks to some light but steady winds throughout the day and building high pressure that will eventually start to warm up our temperatures. That wasn't the case THIS morning however where once again we
By ADIL JAWAD and SEBASTIAN ABBOTAssociated Press
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - Fires at two clothing factories in Pakistan left 283 people dead - many trapped behind locked doors and barred windows - tragedies that highlight workplace perils in a country where many buildings lack basic safety
By MAGGIE MICHAEL and OSAMA ALFITORYAssociated Press
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - The U.S. dispatched an elite group of Marines to Tripoli on Wednesday after the mob attack that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. Officials were investigating whether the rampage was a backlash to an
By DAVID McHUGHAP Business Writer
KARLSRUHE, Germany (AP) - Germany's highest court paved the way Wednesday for the creation of Europe's €500 billion ($640 billion) rescue fund for indebted governments after it rejected calls to block it
The Federal Constitutional Court's decision
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - An exit poll commissioned by the two biggest Dutch news broadcasters predicted a narrow election victory Wednesday for Prime Minister Mark Rutte's free-market and pro-European Union VVD party, but the result was considered too close to call.
The poll gave VVD 41 of
Electric City, Wash., - Nearly 150 firefighters worked in winds gusting to 40 miles per hour yesterday attempting to corral the 29,000-acre Barker Canyon Fire Complex that was started by lightning Saturday night, September 8, at two spots – one approximately 13 miles
By CAROLE FELDMANAssociated Press
States and local governments have the primary responsibility for education in the United States. But the federal government gets a big say, too, by awarding billions in aid, often with strings attached.
Where they stand:
President Barack Obama