The football teams were still on the field, exchanging the traditional postgame handshakes, when Pete McCabe walked by. The veteran referee heard another official call his name and turned, only to be smashed in the face with a
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — As smoke thickened and a fire grew in the back of a limousine, Nelia Arellano desperately tried to squeeze through a 3 foot by 1 ½-foot partition.
Stuck for a moment, Arellano made
PARIS (AP) — French authorities say six suspected members of Basque separatist group ETA have been detained in simultaneous police operations at three sites around France.
The Interior Ministry says the six were detained Tuesday. Unusually, the three
WASHINGTON (AP) — Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast. The insects will arrive in such numbers that people from
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four members of Army special forces ready to head to Benghazi, Libya, after the deadly assault on the American diplomatic mission had ended were told not to go, according to a former top diplomat.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Traditional retailers and cash-strapped states face a tough sell in the House as they lobby Congress to limit tax-free shopping on the Internet.
The Senate voted 69 to 27 Monday to pass a bill that
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The death toll from last month’s collapse of a building housing garment factories in Bangladesh has passed 700, police said Tuesday, as survivors of the country’s worst-ever industrial disaster protested for compensation.
CINCINNATI (AP) — All four of Ohio’s casinos saw dips in April revenues compared to their March numbers.
A report released Tuesday by the… More »
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Hundreds of Afghans have held a rally to protest the latest incidents along their country’s border with Pakistan, blaming the neighboring nation for the spate of shootouts near the boundary.
At a demonstration in
PARACHINAR, Pakistan (AP) — A government official says the death toll from a Taliban bombing of a political rally held by an Islamist party in northwestern Pakistan has risen to 25.
The number of deaths from Monday’s bombing
BOSTON (AP) — Despite more than 100 offers, a Massachusetts funeral director is striking out in his search for a burial location for the body of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect who was killed in a gun battle
PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. (AP) — With the beaming smiles of newlyweds, Paul Forziano and Hava Samuels hold hands, exchange adoring glances and complete each other’s sentences. Their first wedding dance, he recalls, was to the song “Unchained …”
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — One of the Philippines’ most active volcanoes rumbled to life Tuesday, spewing room-sized rocks toward nearly 30 surprised climbers, killing five and injuring others that had to be fetched with rescue helicopters and rope.
A transcript of the 911 call placed Monday by a woman missing since 2003, when she was 16.
Caller: Help me. I’m Amanda Berry.
Dispatcher: You need police, fire, ambulance?
Caller: I need police.
Dispatcher: OK, and
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — In majority Muslim Pakistan, religious minorities say democracy is killing them.
Intolerance has been on the rise for the past five years under Pakistan’s democratically elected government because of the growing violence of Islamic
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Depeche Mode, The Cure, Muse — this year’s expanded Austin City Limits Festival will feature something of a European invasion with five of eight headliners at least partially coming from across the Atlantic Ocean.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has started registering candidates for next month’s presidential election that will pick a successor to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
The hard-line Guardian Council, a constitutional watchdog that supervises the elections, will vet the applicants
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is retooling the latest version of its Windows operating system to address complaints and confusion that have been blamed for deepening a slump in personal computer sales.
The tune up announced Tuesday won’t
Today is Tuesday, May 7, the 127th day of 2013. There are 238 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On May 7, 1763, Pontiac, chief of the Ottawa Indians, attempted to lead a sneak attack
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis has been convicted of misdemeanor assault and false imprisonment stemming from a dispute after a 2009 night out in Hollywood.
The Los Angeles city attorney’s office