Twins born on side of interstate with trooper help

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman who gave birth to twin boys on the side of a desolate highway says she was terrified her babies wouldn’t survive. Lynette Hales recounted the story at a news conference…

Fort Hood victims upset; suspect can question them

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A judge will decide whether to delay the murder trial of the Fort Hood shooting suspect by three months to allow the accused Army psychiatrist more time to prepare. Maj. Nidal Hasan requested…

Russia wants Seagal to be face of weapons industry

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is looking at Steven Seagal to be the face of its weapons industry as it guns for first place on the world arms market. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said the action movie star…

Iran summons Qatari envoy over ‘terror’ allegation

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian semi-official news agency says Tehran has summoned Qatar’s envoy over an alleged Qatari link to a sabotage and terrorism group. The Tuesday report by Fars agency says Iran’s Foreign Ministry wished to…

Man gets 40-80 years in W.Pa. officer shooting

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) — A judge in western Pennsylvania has sentenced the man responsible for shooting a police officer at a Beaver County gas station last year to 40 to 80 yea……

Egypt convicts NGO workers, including 16 Americans

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has convicted 43 nonprofit workers including at least 16 Americans of involvement in illegal activity in the country, sentencing them to up to five years in jail. Most of the Americans had…
Tour Bus Overturns

Tour Bus Overturns

Traffic may be slow going Tuesday along Interstate 80 near the Pennsylvania border following an overnight accident.…

Locked doors a sign of China work-safety failings

BEIJING (AP) — A fire breaks out in a Chinese factory, and panicked workers discover one exit after another is locked. That describes not only the poultry plant fire that killed 119 people Monday, but a toy-factory blaze…

2nd body found where 2 missing in Pa. river

DRUMORE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in central Pennsylvania say a second body has been found in the Susquehanna River in the area where a capsized boat left two men missing o……

Crossing guard in Pa. told to leave gun at home

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A crossing guard in eastern Pennsylvania is hanging up his holster after a picture of him packing heat was posted on Facebook. WPVI-TV reports (ht……

UK service marks 60 years since queen’s coronation

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s royal family is gathering at Westminster Abbey to mark the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Elizabeth, now 87, was crowned in the abbey on June 2, 1953, in a ceremony…

Berry Gordy chosen for Marian Anderson Award

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Motown record label founder Berry Gordy has been named the 2013 recipient of the Marian Anderson Award, which honors artists whose leadership ben……

Syrian army advances in Qusair and Damascus suburb

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state news service says the army has pushed rebels out of a key district on the edge of Damascus, bolstering the defenses of the capital. SANA says the government troops have “restored security and…

Stinky feet may lead to better malaria traps

LONDON (AP) — For decades, health officials have battled malaria with insecticides, bed nets and drugs. Now, scientists say there might be a potent new tool to fight the deadly mosquito-borne disease: the stench of human feet. In…

Boston Marathon bombing victim leaves hospital

BOSTON (AP) — A 29-year-old preschool teacher who lost most of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombing left the hospital Monday, saying she was excited to head home to the Baltimore area so she could hug…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Tuesday, June 04, 2013. Showery weather continues in the southeastern corner of the nation on Tuesday, while wet and stormy weather rolls through the Plains. In the East, the southern portion of a cold…

Twins born on side of interstate with trooper help

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lynette Hales was nearly 100 miles from Salt Lake City on a desolate stretch of highway — surrounded by nothing but barren salt flats — when her twin unborn babies decided it was…

US Army general facing sex charges back in court

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A U.S. Army general facing sexual assault charges is due back in court for a hearing on pre-trial motions. Tuesday’s hearing precedes a court martial for Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair set to begin…

Hacker who turned Manning in takes witness stand

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Sitting almost motionless, Pfc. Bradley Manning listened to his attorney argue that the soldier was young and naive and only wanted to enlighten the public about the bitter reality of America’s wars when…