DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An official involved in the transformation of the storied passenger liner Queen Elizabeth 2 into a floating hotel says the ship will set sail in October for Asia to begin the $90
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia says two more people have died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to 38 the number of deadly cases in the kingdom at the center of the growing
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Just as they were taken one at a time from the scene of their deaths, 19 firefighters killed in a wildfire a week ago will be returned to their home in the Arizona mountains
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The government says 14 Afghan soldiers and 64 Taliban militants have been killed in fighting and roadside bombings across the country in the past 24 hours.
The Ministry of Defense said Sunday the casualties
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With his team slumping and his offense struggling, all Giants manager Bruce Bochy could do was take responsibility and shake his head for a lineup mistake that wiped away a run and a rare
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian military prosecutor says radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada, who was deported early Sunday from Britain, has arrived in Jordan to face retrial on terrorism charges.
Jordan had sought the man, accused of
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:
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Several thousand thrill-seekers have tested their bravery by dashing alongside six fighting bulls through the streets of the northern Spanish city of Pamplona on the first day of the running of the bulls at
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A giant panda, one of a pair presented by China four years ago to mark warming ties with Taiwan, has given birth to a female cub at a Taipei zoo, officials said Sunday.
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Canadian authorities in Quebec, near the Maine border say they expect to find more dead following the derailment of a runaway train carrying crude oil and the subsequent and fire that destroyed a town
PATNA, India (AP) — A series of small blasts hit three Buddhist temples in eastern India early Sunday, injuring at least two people and drawing condemnation from the prime minister.
Senior police officer S.K. Bhardwaj said a gate
A look at Saturday’s crash of Asiana Airlines flight 214 at the San Francisco International Airport:
— WHAT HAPPENED: The Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crashed while landing after a likely 10-hour-plus flight from Seoul, South Korea. The flight
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lightning-sparked fire near Las Vegas has grown to nearly 14,000 acres as it burns through bone-dry trees and vegetation.
Officials say the uncontrolled blaze prompted evacuations of more than 500 people and left
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Fires continued burning more than 24 hours after a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed in eastern Quebec, igniting explosions and fires that destroyed a town’s center and killed at least one person. Police
NEW YORK (AP) — A solar-powered aircraft completed the final leg of a history-making cross-country flight Saturday night, gliding to a smooth stop at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The Solar Impulse touched down at JFK