WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a year after Congress imposed significant changes in the government’s oft-criticized flood insurance program, howls of protest from homeowners facing higher premiums have coastal lawmakers pressing for delays that would preserve below-cost rates for
WASHINGTON (AP) — This year’s across-the-board budget cuts are slicing tens of millions of dollars from the federal government’s funds for battling wildfires, reductions that have meant fewer firefighters and could cause agencies to dip into other programs
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Eric Marsh built the Granite Mountain Hotshots from nothing — and died trying to protect the crew that friends say constituted his life’s work.
A lifelong wildland firefighter, the 43-year-old Marsh founded the Granite
WASHINGTON (AP) — Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot. And, more than a decade
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — How much does it cost to pack a picnic this Fourth of July? That’ll be $6 per person.
That’s according to the American Farm Bureau Federation, which launched an informal price survey this
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities are investigating the only opposition mayor of a major city for allegedly soliciting bribes.
The Investigative Committee in Yaroslavl, a city of about 590,000 some 250 kilometers (150 miles) east of Moscow, said
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 1200 GMT:
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols circled this date on his calendar when the schedule came out last winter. His first game against the St. Louis Cardinals was certainly a success from a team standpoint, if not a
CAIRO (AP) — Turmoil and uncertainty in Egypt deepened Wednesday after the country’s defiant president insisted he will not step down in the face of demands by millions of protesters, vowing to protect his “constitutional legitimacy” with his
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans voted early Wednesday to move forward with new abortion restrictions, after limiting testimony at a public hearing, refusing to consider Democratic amendments and imposing strict security precautions to prevent disruptions from protesting