MANLY, Iowa (AP) — A woman and a toddler were injured when their car rammed into a train at a crossing in northern Iowa.… More »
“JFK’s Last Hundred Days: The Transformation of a Man and the Emergence of a Great President” (Penguin), by Thurston Clarke
For a blunt-titled book with a tragic conclusion that every reader knows from the start, Thurston Clarke’s “JFK’s
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — About 150 experts of the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes came from as far as Sweden and Switzerland to… More »
RICEVILLE, Iowa (AP) — The northern Iowa city of Riceville has fired is police chief.
Mayor Dean Eastman confirmed to the Mason City Globe… More »
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A fan of the Swedish pop group ABBA saw the money, money, money roll in as his collection of more than 25,000 ABBA albums, posters and other memorabilia was sold at an auction house in
IWAKI, Japan (AP) — Ten workers at Japan’s crippled nuclear plant were exposed Monday to small amounts of radiation while conducting cleanup activities, the plant’s operator said.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. said it is still investigating how the
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they have arrested a suspected militant on the country’s main Java island accused of raising funds for an alleged plot to bomb the Myanmar Embassy.
Police spokesman Lt. Col. Agus Rianto
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new poll shows that most New Yorkers watching Anthony Weiner (WEE’-nur) and Eliot Spitzer in political races dominated by sex scandals want to forget about them.
The Siena College poll finds that 68
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A rights group is calling on Angola to drop criminal defamation charges against an investigative journalist who wrote a book on human rights abuses in Angola’s diamond-rich region.
Human Rights Watch said Monday that Rafael
TUNICA, Mississippi (AP) — In October 2009, GreenTech Automotive Inc.’s owner, Chinese businessman Xiaolin “Charles” Wang, unveiled four prototype cars during a flashy ceremony and promised to build a $2 billon plant in Mississippi, the poorest state in