LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wet weather and clouds helped crews increase containment to 43 percent on a wildfire that has burned for 10 days in the mountains northwest of Las Vegas, blowing smoke into the city for several
PARIS (AP) — A packed passenger train derailed and crashed into a station outside Paris on Friday on the eve of a major holiday weekend. At least seven people were believed killed and dozens were injured, authorities said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Friday divides the players with bragging rights from those with none at the World Series of Poker.
Of the 666 remaining players at the year’s biggest poker event, most will reach the money, taking
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wet and cloudy weather is helping firefighters battling a mountain blaze that has charred almost 44 square miles near Las Vegas.
Containment on the Carpenter 1 wildfire increased to 43 percent.
But U.S. Forest
NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood’s legendary actor Pran, who played both heroes and villains in several Hindi film classics over six decades, died of pneumonia at Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital on Friday, his doctor said. He was 93.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Police have blocked hundreds of journalists from marching in Istanbul to demand press freedoms and denounce the harassment of colleagues during a spate of anti-government demonstrations last month.
Journalists were detained or targeted by police
BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — After getting nearly 200 phone calls from his estranged wife in one day, Albuquerque police officer Levi Chavez went to her house while she was asleep, shoved his department-issued gun in her mouth and
NEW YORK (AP) — Since it began, rap has found ways to offend. Whether for political content, sexual imagery, misogyny, violence or coarse humor, rappers have found themselves having to defend their words on a regular basis, no
MEXICO CITY (AP) — An airport serving Mexico’s fourth-largest city has suspended operations due to volcanic ash from the Popocatepetl volcano.
The international airport in Puebla was temporarily closed as a precautionary measure.
The airport is east of
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Opponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
The group that sponsored the 2008 ballot measure banning gay marriage