SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A man who was trapped in a burning Spokane home is fighting for his life at a Seattle hospital with burns over 65 percent of his body. Fire officials say 28-year-old Shawn Apperson was trapped in a bedroom basement of his home Tuesday after helping his fiance
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - More than 2,000 people are gathering at Pearl Harbor on Friday to mark the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the United States into World War II. Ceremonies get under way with a moment of silence at 7:
By By MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt postponed early voting on a contentious draft constitution, and aides to President Mohammed Morsi floated the possibility of canceling the whole referendum in the first signs Friday that the Islamic leader is finally
By By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today (times EST):
1. FACTORY LOST FIRE SAFETY CERTIFICATION
A Bangladeshi garment factory producing clothes for Wal-Mart, Disney and other major Western companies lost the
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors in Northern California say they plan to pursue charges against a man accused of holding his ex-wife hostage in his attic - even though the woman has recanted the story.
Lawson Rankin, 29, of Oroville was arrested this week after sheriff's deputies discovered
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - In a story Dec. 7 about the sentencing of a doctor and two others in a cancer clinic fraud case in Mississippi, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a quote to U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III. The quote was from Assistant U.S. Attorney Scott Gilbert, who said
By By VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - With a driver and his bulldozer missing in a thick, dark lake of coal slurry, a mine safety expert and critic of the coal industry says regulators are ignoring stricter construction standards that could prevent more failures at hundreds
By By RAQUEL MARIA DILLONAssociated Press
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) - The decaying corpse of a huge fin whale was a sad spectacle Friday on the shore of a cove where it washed ashore nearly a week earlier.
With no government agency taking action to remove the rapidly rotting mammal from Little Dume
By By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - More than 2,000 people at Pearl Harbor and many more around the country on Friday marked the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the United States into World War II.
The USS Michael
By By ELAINE KURTENBACHAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - A strong earthquake Friday struck the same Japanese coast devastated by last year's massive quake and tsunami, generating small waves but no immediate reports of heavy damage. Several people along the northeastern coast were reportedly