AMSTERDAM (AP) — Carlos Slim has threatened to walk away from his €7.2 billion ($9.5 billion) offer to buy the 70 percent of Dutch telecom Royal KPN NV he doesn’t already own after a foundation linked to the
HONOLULU (AP) — Navy training and testing could inadvertently kill hundreds of whales and dolphins and injure thousands over the next five years, mostly as a result of detonating explosives underwater, according to two environmental impact statements released
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is leaving office in disgrace amid sexual harassment allegations and many unanswered questions, including how someone who acknowledged mistreating women for many years could have survived for so long
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With the last big travel weekend of the summer arriving, some nervous tourists are keeping an eye on the huge Sierra Nevada wildfire, wondering whether it will interfere with their travel plans to destinations
OVER ALASKA (AP) — Flying at 34,000 feet over the Bering Strait, the Russian pilots had a singular focus: making sure they smoothly received the hand-off of a “hijacked” jetliner from their U.S.-Canadian counterparts.
Up here, there were
PHOENIX (AP) — An 8-year-old boy who took the family car and crashed it into a power pole probably won’t face criminal charges in the death of his 6-year-old sister, who was riding with him, police said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An investigation into a fire that gutted the home of a former escort in a largely rural Northern California county has a surprising focus: the veteran district attorney with whom the woman had an
PARIS (AP) — The head of the Western-backed Syrian opposition says that the British parliament’s failure to endorse military action in Syria isn’t enough to hold back strikes by other allies.
Ahmad al-Jarba said on France-Inter radio on
NEW YORK (AP) — They were Hall of Famers like Tony Dorsett, Super Bowl MVPs like Mark Rypien, and longtime backups like Don Strock.
In all, more than 4,500 retired players began suing the NFL two years ago,
SEATTLE (AP) — For generations, pot crusaders have called for an end to the nation’s prohibition of marijuana, citing everything from what they say are the government’s exaggerated claims about its dangers to the racial disparities in who