ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say an 8-year-old boy was killed and his mother lost part of an arm when engine parts fell off an oncoming semitrailer and crashed through the windshield of their SUV near downtown Atlanta.
Georgia State Patrol spokesman Gordy Wright said the truck was headed east when
By STEPHEN WILSONAP Sports Writer
LONDON (AP) - The IOC says Saudi Arabia will send two female athletes to the London Olympics, ending the ultraconservative Muslim country's record of fielding only all-male teams at the games.
The International Olympic Committee says the athletes will compete
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A rail company says the fire from a train derailment and explosion in Columbus, Ohio, is now out, and it has started clearing the site.
Part of the train derailed early Wednesday on Norfolk Southern Corp. tracks north of downtown, and three tank cars carrying ethanol exploded
By BY JEAN H. LEEAssociated Press
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Her eyes well up when Li Pun Hui recalls her role in a historic example of "ping pong diplomacy."
In 1991, the North Korean table tennis star paired with her archrival, South Korea's Hyun Jung-hwa, as part of the first "unified
By The Associated Press
The main players in the Penn State scandal:
Role: Former assistant football coach and founder of The Second Mile charity for children, convicted of molesting 10 boys over a 15-year period.
Background: Arrested in November after a long investigation by a
By JOHN RABY and VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
LEROY, W.Va. (AP) - A defense lawyer's comments in a high-profile case of abuse and torture in West Virginia could make domestic violence victims think twice about asking for help and discourage bystanders from offering it, an advocate said
By ANGELA CHARLTON and JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
CHAMONIX, France (AP) - A climber trying to scale Mont Blanc may accidentally have caused a slab of ice to snap off Thursday high in the French Alps, sparking an avalanche that swept nine European climbers to their deaths, authorities said. A
By MARGIE MASONAP Medical Writer
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Tran Minh Giang has spent more than a third of his young life in a Vietnamese hospital, and it could be many months more before he can go home. All for a disease that in Asia is as common as chicken pox, and usually about as severe.
By GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The fallout from the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major appears unlikely to end soon.
University leaders will hold an emergency meeting next week to start the search for a new president after James Ammons, the president
By RAQUEL MARIA DILLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's a tradition at the Los Angeles Police Department -when the child of a veteran officer joins the force, father and child pull a shift on patrol together. Usually it's a proud dad and his son.
On Wednesday, Officer Jamie