“They just didn’t fit. He might have been an outdoorsman in California, but he was not an outdoorsman in Idaho. … Red flags kind of went up.” — Former Idaho county sheriff Mark John, 71, who encountered California
CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) — A sinkhole cracked the foundation in a villa housing vacationers at a central Florida resort near Disney World on Sunday, causing the building to slowly sink and prompting the evacuation of the hotel, authorities
MAUMERE, Indonesia (AP) — A volcano spewed more hot ash and lava on a tiny Indonesian island Monday after causing six deaths over the weekend.
More than 500 Palua island residents who had earlier refused to leave the
NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) — When Greg Myerson heads out in his boat, some fishermen will follow him. The famous want to fish with him. He’s the Warren Buffett of the fishing world, giving seminars in which he’ll
WALTON HILLS, Ohio (AP) — An aggressive, national tree-trimming campaign since the blackout of 2003 appears to have had the intended effect. But the applause over the power-industry equivalent of a buzz cut isn’t rising from at least
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The United States has asked Sri Lanka to prosecute attackers who threw rocks at a mosque in the capital and to work to end religious-based violence.
Police imposed a curfew in a part
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Final but unratified Cambodian election results released Monday reaffirmed the victory of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party, though the opposition said it would not accept the figures without an impartial probe of alleged
CAIRO (AP) — Supporters of Egypt’s ousted president have dug in at their two Cairo sit-ins after security officials said police would besiege the entrenched protest camps within 24 hours — perhaps as early as Monday morning.
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) — An Israeli-born software engineer shot his 9-year-old son to death before taking his own life during supervised visitation at a YWCA office, officials said Sunday.
An adult supervisor was present when Muni Savyon,
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner could lose control of Congress during the last two years of her presidency if the results of Sunday’s primary hold in Argentina’s midterm elections in October, but she made
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil rose slightly Monday after improved Chinese economic data last week suggested demand for crude might increase.
Benchmark oil for September delivery was up 6 cents to $106.03 a barrel at midday
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has published the names of 26 Palestinian prisoners who are to be released later this week as part of a U.S.-brokered deal that led to a resumption of Mideast negotiations.
Twenty-one in the group
BANGKOK (AP) — Slower-than-expected economic growth weighed on Japan’s stock market Monday but gains were posted elsewhere in Asia following signs that China’s economy may be picking up.
The Nikkei 225 index fell after the Cabinet Office reported
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some big changes could be in the wind for the federal criminal justice system.
In remarks planned Monday for the American bar Association in San Francisco, Attorney General Eric Holder says some of the changes
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — Winners at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards, announced at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, Calif., Sunday.
Choice Movie: Comedy
Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Skylar Astin, “Pitch Perfect”
Choice Movie Actress:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is calling for major changes to the nation’s criminal justice system that would scale back the use of harsh prison sentences for certain drug-related crimes, divert people convicted of low-level offenses
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence says growing up in Kentucky she always knew she would be famous.
The Best Actress Oscar-winner for “Silver Linings Playbook” tells the September issue of Vogue magazine that she used to “lie
Today is Monday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2013. There are 141 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On August 12, 1953, the Soviet Union conducted a secret test of its first hydrogen bomb.
Organizers said the focus on culture and tradition sets the Warren Italian-American Heritage Festival apart from others.
Corner House Christian Church members chipped in to help stuff 150 bags full of makers, pencils, notebooks for local students.