By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) - A yacht that capsized with 27 friends and family aboard on an outing to watch Fourth of July fireworks was severely overcrowded and doomed to tip over, safety experts said Thursday as the skipper blamed the tragedy on a
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
Helicopter parents, impatient trustees, overworked professors, entitled athletics boosters and deeply partisan lawmakers with little cash to spare. It's enough to make people wonder why anyone would want the job of college president
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands of Americans may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ago
SPOKANE, Wash. - If you liked Wednesday, you are going to LOVE the rest of the week as high pressure amplifies through next week....We will not only see plenty on sunshine...but temps that will sky rocket into the 90's by the weekend!
Thursday: Beautiful blue skies and sunshine! 82°/
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a July 4 story and in initial versions of a July 5 story about lawmakers and other officials getting discount loans from the former Countrywide Financial Corp., The Associated Press reported erroneously that former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa police chief says authorities have recovered the bodies of three young children who apparently drowned in a river during a Fourth of July outing with family and friends.
Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper says the two girls,
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad was briefly hospitalized Wednesday in Los Angeles after choking on food during a ceremony for the re-dedication of the USS Iowa battleship, his spokesman said.
Branstad choked on a carrot during the event and
By KAY JOHNSON and LARA JAKESAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Whenever he leaves his home, Mohammed Jabar, a Sunni Muslim, carries his cellphone so his family can find out quickly whether he is safe if a deadly bomb attack hits. Shukria Mahmud, another Sunni, rarely ventures from
NORTHBROOK, Ill. (AP) - A Union Pacific spokesman says a freight train has derailed and a bridge over a stretch of road has collapsed in the northern Chicago suburbs.
Mark Davis says 31 cars of a 138-car freight train derailed about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday. He says
By SARAH PARNASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - One word could describe visitors to the Capitol Fourth Concert Wednesday night: sweaty.
Despite high temperatures and the threat of thunderstorms, thousands of visitors from across the continent took part in