SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As soon as Asiana Flight 214 came to a stop after a crash landing that tore off the tail and sent the Boeing 777 spinning down the runway at San Francisco International Airport, the
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A prominent former supporter has urged San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to resign less than a year after taking office over allegations that he sexually harassed women.
A letter to Filner from former Councilwoman
BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — Wiping sweat from his forehead and tears from his eyes, a former Albuquerque police officer accused of killing his wife took the witness stand in his own defense, offering emotional testimony in trial marked
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A memoir by late Lebanese-American journalist Anthony Shadid is among the winners of the Arab American Book Award.
The Arab American National Museum on Wednesday announced the winners. Shadid’s “House of Stone: A Memoir
DETROIT (AP) — Natalie Merchant is joining the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for a one-night-only concert.
The singer and the DSO are to perform together Thursday night at Orchestra Hall.
She’s to perform tunes off her most recent CD,
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent defense analysis group says it has identified a previously undisclosed missile site in Saudi Arabia’s desert with signs suggesting Iran and Israel could be targeted in a possible launch from
WASHINGTON (AP) — Confined to the basement of a CIA secret prison in Romania about a decade ago, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the admitted mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, asked his jailers whether he could embark on an
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say a twin bombing in southern Afghanistan has killed five people, three civilians whose car struck a roadside bomb and two police officers who had rushed to the scene to help the victims
NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of 0700 GMT:
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Prosecutors charged three teenage Malaysian handball players Thursday with raping a female chaperone while participating in a key sports tournament.
The case has raised concerns about discipline and security at the Malaysian Games
BOSTON (AP) — Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings got little satisfaction from suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s first public appearance since the deadly attacks. “Not guilty” was all he said, over and over.
The blase-looking 19-year-old, his arm in
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — One person has been hospitalized after several thousand people tested their speed and bravery by dashing with six fighting bulls through the streets of the northern Spanish city of Pamplona.
Navarra Hospital chief Javier
BEIJING (AP) — China’s police ministry said Thursday that it has found employees of drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline bribed doctors and hospitals to prescribe medications.
Employees gave free travel as “large bribes” to doctors, hospitals, foundations and medical associations
PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — A dozen years ago, a 10-year-old girl wrote a message on a scrap of paper, placed it in a ginger-ale bottle and launched it into the waters off Long Island. Now, that bottle has
LONDON (AP) — It’s a royal bonanza — but for Britain’s souvenir makers, also a royal headache.
The upcoming birth of Prince William and his wife Kate’s first child is a golden opportunity that comes with a mystery:
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Guards slammed doors on prisoners’ fingers, beat them on the soles of their feet and burned them with cigarettes. They served rotten meat and forced inmates to eat excrement as punishment. In extremes of
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil extended gains to near $107 a barrel Thursday after a sharp drop in U.S. crude inventories underlined rising demand.
Benchmark crude for August delivery was up 30 cents to $106.82 at
GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland’s Adecco Group says French authorities have opened an investigation into the company and some of its competitors over alleged violations of French competition law.
The Zurich-based company said in a statement Thursday it is
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Everyone missing in the fiery crash of a runaway oil train in Quebec is presumed dead, police told grieving families, bringing the death toll to 50 in Canada’s worst railway catastrophe in almost 150
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. and Chinese officials are wrapping up annual strategic and economic talks that have yielded greater cooperation on reducing greenhouse gases but again exposed Washington’s frustration over cyber theft it says is emanating from