LOS ANGELES (AP) — The powerful earthquake that rocked Japan in 2011 set off tremors around a West Texas oil field, according to new research that suggests oil and gas drilling operations may make fault zones sensitive to
NEW YORK (AP) — The fire department says a building has partly collapsed and caught fire in New York City’s Chinatown, sending eight people, including a firefighter, to hospitals.
At least three of them are in serious condition.
George Zimmerman profiled 17-year-old Trayvon Martin assuming he was up to no good, and that led to the Miami teen’s death, a prosecutor said Thursday in closing arguments.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The underboss of the Philadelphia mob has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for racketeering, capping a rap sheet that spans five decades.
The sentence comes after 62-year-old Joseph “Mousie” Massimino told
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Twister called itself “the game that ties you up in knots.” Its detractors called it “sex in a box.”
Charles “Chuck” Foley, the father of nine who invented the game that became a
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say an ultra-Orthodox soldier has been accosted in a religious Jerusalem neighborhood — in a sign of anger over plans to begin drafting religious men into the army.
Ultra-Orthodox men are exempt from
Missouri’s final tab has come in from a disastrous 2011 that included the Joplin tornado and widespread flooding
NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the players’ union said Thursday baseball’s drug agreement could be undermined by leaks to the media about whether players are cooperating with an investigation by the commissioner.
Alex Rodriguez and Ryan
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States says that Syria and Iran don’t deserve positions on the U.N.’s Human Rights Council because they are under investigation themselves.
Syria and Iran are candidates to join the 47-nation Geneva-based Council,
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland leaders appealed for calm and police braced for trouble in advance of Friday’s Protestant parades and bonfires on “the Twelfth,” an annual sectarian holiday that always inflames tensions with the Catholic
NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion and celebrity photographer Milton H. Greene was only 26 years old when he photographed Marilyn Monroe for Look magazine. He went on to take thousands of photos of the Hollywood siren.
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A Malian army commander says government officials have returned to the northern city of Kidal 16 months after they were chased out by rebels.
Col. Mamary Camara, the military chief in Kidal, said regional
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — About 150 prisoners escaped Thursday from an overcrowded prison in western Indonesia, and others held officers hostage, following a riot triggered by a blackout.
Prison directorate spokesman Akbar Hadi said the inmates forced their
DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. says its former chairman and CEO Philip Caldwell has died at his home in New Canaan, Conn.
Caldwell was the first person to lead the automaker who wasn’t a member of the
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slightly lowered its estimate of the corn crop, reflecting late planting in the Corn Belt caused by a wet spring.