Focus on the details, and the cases seem very different. One was killed by virulent white racists, the other by a part-Hispanic neighborhood watchman who insists he faced a vicious attack. One was weighted down and dumped in
WASHINGTON (AP) — Efforts to curb global warming have quietly shifted as greenhouse gases inexorably rise.
The conversation is no longer solely about how to save the planet by cutting carbon emissions. It’s becoming more about how to
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the months and early years after 9/11, FBI agents began showing up at Microsoft Corp. more frequently than before, armed with court orders demanding information on customers.
Around the world, government spies and eavesdroppers
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters advanced against a monstrous wildfire outside of Colorado Springs, expanding containment lines and lifting evacuation orders for thousands of anxious residents in the most destructive blaze in state history, which has destroyed
Weather Underground Forecast for Saturday, June 15, 2013.
Showers and thunderstorms will persist for the Midwest and the Plains on Saturday as a cold front moves across the center of the nation. A strong low pressure system moving
Some questions about Iran’s presidential election and beyond:
DOES THE ELECTION MATTER?
Yes, but not in the ways many people think. Iran’s president does not set the country’s major policies such as the nuclear program, relations with the
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is aggressively pushing an ambitious agenda to liberalize global trading.
But already political trade wars are forming, and they’re with fellow Democrats rather than with Republicans, his usual antagonists.
Obama is promoting
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Even a former Beatle needs a moment standing on the main stage at Bonnaroo.
A few songs into his transcendent first set at the massive Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Paul McCartney wrapped his
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A defense attorney in George Zimmerman’s murder trial said at the end of the first week of jury selection that he thinks a jury could be seated by the middle of next week.
DONALDSONVILLE, La. (AP) — A second blast in two days has killed a worker at a south Louisiana chemical plant, just miles from the site where two workers were killed a day earlier.
The latest explosion also injured
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Danielle Powell was going through a hard time in the spring of 2011, just months away from graduating from a conservative Christian college in Nebraska. She had fallen in love with another woman, a
DENVER (AP) — Officials say one person was taken into custody following a “possible security threat” on a Denver-bound flight.
Denver International Airport spokeswoman Laura Coale says Frontier Airlines flight 601 from Knoxville, Tenn., landed safely at 7:30
SEATTLE (AP) — A tour ship carrying more than 150 passengers detoured Friday evening to dock at a Seattle marina after fire was reported in an engine compartment as the ship returned from a daylong trip to the
Today is Saturday, June 15, the 166th day of 2013. There are 199 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On June 15, 1775, the Second Continental Congress voted unanimously to appoint George Washington head of
HONOLULU (AP) — A military jury on Friday convicted a Hawaii-based Army officer of unauthorized possession of classified documents and giving a document with classified assessments of Cambodia to a person not entitled to have it.