GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — More than 40 uncontained, active and large wildfires dot the western U.S. from Arizona to Washington state and Alaska, taxing national firefighting resources and helping to push spending past $1 billion for the
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Doubters said it was crazy to try to put on an ice show in the blazing Caribbean heat that bakes one of the world’s poorest countries.
Yet, after nearly a year of postponement after
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 0800 GMT:
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Greenpeace says Russia has blocked one of its ships from entering Arctic waters where the environmentalist group was planning to stage protest actions against oil exploration activities by Rosneft and ExxonMobil.
Greenpeace said Wednesday that
BEIRUT (AP) — Two Syrian pro-opposition groups are claiming that government forces carried out a “poisonous gas” attack near the capital Damascus, leaving dozens of people dead.
The two groups quote activists as saying that regime forces fired
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The U.S. ambassador in Bangladesh said Wednesday he was concerned about a contempt petition prosecutors were seeking against Human Rights Watch over a Bangladesh war crimes case.
Ambassador Dan Mozena said that a human
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition claims dozens killed in ‘poisonous gas’ attack near Damascus.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A car and a packed church bus returning from an outing collided and plunged into a river in Indonesia’s West Java province, killing at least 18 people and injuring more than a dozen others,
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s new state television channel began airing news programs Wednesday, more than two months after the government’s abrupt closure of the state broadcaster, ERT, drew international condemnation and led to a severe political crisis.