DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa State Patrol is praising a trooper who responded to a house fire while he was driving Gov.… More »
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say a construction crew has unearthed what appears to be a cannonball near Centennial Olympic Park.
Police spokesman Gregory Lyon says the crew dug up the suspected cannonball Thursday afternoon and authorities took
LONDON (AP) — The mystery has been solved.
A British law firm admitted Thursday that one of its partners inadvertently revealed that J.K. Rowling had authored a mystery novel, “The Cuckoo’s Calling.”
The Sunday Times newspaper revealed over
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The number of inmates on hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay prison has dropped to 75 from a peak of 106 last week, and even most of the men still listed as strikers ate
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A strong earthquake has rocked New Zealand’s capital city Wellington but there were no initial reports of injuries or significant damage.
The magnitude-5.3 temblor struck just after 9 a.m. Friday and was widely
The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.
GROSSETO, Italy (AP) — The captain of the capsized Costa Concordia on Thursday asked the judge at his manslaughter trial to order tests on the cruise liner’s wreckage to determine why electrical and other systems failed after the
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Wells Fargo & Co. says 58 workers in its home mortgage division in Des Moines have received layoff notices.… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer told a Senate panel Thursday the Obama administration is deliberating whether to use military power in Syria, where a civil war entering its third year has killed almost 93,000 people.
DETROIT (AP) — Once the very symbol of American industrial might, Detroit became the biggest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy Thursday, its finances ravaged and its neighborhoods hollowed out by a long, slow decline in population and