ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An American Eagle flight from New York City’s LaGuardia Airport to Montreal was diverted to an upstate airport after smoke was reported in the cockpit and cabin on Tuesday, but it made a safe
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A 9-year-old boy digging for worms in northern Arizona found a gun buried near his home.
Police in Prescott (PREHS’-kiht) say the stainless-steel .38-caliber revolver was in plastic bag along with one bullet just
LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning playwright Tom Stoppard has been awarded a major freedom-of-speech prize for his determination to “tell things as they are,” writers organization PEN said in a statement Wednesday.
The PEN/Pinter prize was established in 2009
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council on Tuesday welcomed progress toward restoring peace in Ivory Coast following the violent post-election crisis two years ago and reduced the size of the U.N. peacekeeping force in the West African
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Showtime says Josh Hartnett and Eva Green have been cast in the period psychological thriller “Penny Dreadful.”
Showtime’s president, David Nevins, described the production as a scary monster story with a different look
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Tuesday that “substantial” long-term military support will be needed to ensure that Afghans can hold off the Taliban insurgency after the U.S. combat mission ends in December 2014.
The White House has
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges Tuesday in a case that sparked international headlines after an emaciated dog was found, starved and near-death, wrapped in a plastic bag and thrown
HONOLULU (AP) — A tropical storm that rolled through Hawaii Monday and early Tuesday dissipated, leaving little damage and no reports of deaths or major injuries.
Flossie was classified as a tropical storm but then weakened into a
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved the nomination of Army Gen. Martin Dempsey for another two-year term as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The committee also voted on Tuesday for another term
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 22-28. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership.
1. “Under the Dome,” CBS, 11.6 million.
2. “America’s Got Talent” (Wednesday, 9 p.m.), NBC, 10.64 million.
NEW YORK (AP) — Just before a new NBC News president gets to work, her division is seeing another longtime winning streak come to an end.
For the first time since November 2008 — a stretch of 243
HOUSTON (AP) — One of three men found malnourished and held against their will in a dungeon-like garage of a Houston house has died.
A Houston police statement Tuesday says 79-year-old William Merle Greenawalt died Thursday. Two other
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is demanding an end to escalating violence in Darfur and more robust action by peacekeepers to protect civilians, ensure the delivery of humanitarian aid, and deter threats against peacekeeping troops.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May compared with a year ago, the biggest annual gain since March 2006. The increase shows the housing recovery is strengthening.
The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor’s office says two men have been charged in the shooting of two U.S. Embassy employees inside a Caracas strip club in May.
The office identifies the defendants in a press release
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A Jamaican court has ruled that a commission that investigates allegations of abuse by the island’s police has the power to arrest and charge.
The Independent Commission of Investigations describes Tuesday’s judgment by the
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two married actors from the CW series “The Vampire Diaries” are splitting up.
Thirty-one-year-old Paul Wesley, who plays vampire Stefan Salvatore, is ending his marriage to Torrey DeVitto after two years of marriage. They
A former stockbroker already facing prison after admitting he conned the Broadway producers of a failed production of “Rebecca” pleaded guilty on Tuesday to money laundering charges stemming from a separate investigation on Long Island, prosecutors said.
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Ministry of Defense says a third soldier has died from injuries sustained in a training exercise in Wales earlier this month.
The soldier had been hospitalized following the exercise on the Brecon Beacons mountain
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The U.N. special investigator on human rights and counter-terrorism is asking Chile to stop using an anti-terrorism law against the Mapuche Indians.
Ben Emmerson says the situation is “volatile” in the southern regions of