GOMA, Congo (AP) — An environmental watchdog group says armed groups and high-ranking officers in the Congolese army are continuing to benefit from the illegal mineral trade in eastern Congo, despite international efforts to clean up the supply
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Kelsey Raffaele’s last words were over a cellphone to a friend: “I’m going to crash!” The car she was driving had clipped a snow bank and spun into oncoming traffic, where it was T-boned
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kidnapping survivor Jaycee Dugard says the women who went missing about a decade ago and were found at a Cleveland home need a chance to heal and reconnect with the world.
In a statement
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Federal officials in Utah are investigating after a Molotov cocktail was thrown through the window of a church in Ogden.
The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/13ZQPQK ) the device was thrown into a meetinghouse of
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Court officials in Zimbabwe say a man has been charged in the murder of six people who died from poisoned food meant only for a neighbor he accused of flirting with his wife.
NEW YORK (AP) — Heisman Trophy winners Danny Wuerffel of Florida and Ron Dayne of Wisconsin, along with two-time national champion Tommie Frazier of Nebraska, were selected Tuesday for the College Football Hall of Fame.
They are part
Effective immediately, Rolling Hills Zoo’s Sumatran orangutan couple, Clyde and Rusa, will be off exhibit while repairs are being made to their dayroom.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising on Wall Street as more U.S. companies report higher profits. The Dow Jones industrial average rose back above 15,000.
The Dow was up 36 points at 15,004, as of noon Eastern
PHOENIX (AP) — The jury in Jodi Arias’ Arizona murder trial is set to resume deliberations.
Jurors concluded their first full day of deliberations on Monday after getting the case late Friday afternoon.
The 32-year-old is charged with
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Scientists say a disease destroying entire crops of cassava has spread out of East Africa into the heart of the continent and is attacking plants as far south as Angola and now threatens to move
NEW YORK (AP) — A 17-year-old from Pittsburgh has won the fifth annual August Wilson Monologue Competition, performing a section of the playwright’s “King Hedley II” with powerful skill.
Tambi Gxuluwe, who attends West Mifflin Area High School,
DUBLIN (AP) — The Irish government said Tuesday it is pardoning nearly 5,000 men who deserted its armed forces to fight for Britain during World War II, an episode of history that brought shame and embarrassment to neutral
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Rod Stewart has never shied from the spotlight, but on this day, the famously cheeky rocker wants a softer glow.
He’s waiting to be interviewed on camera about his first album of original
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It’s been a week since jurors in Philadelphia began weighing charges against a doctor accused of killing four live babies and a patient at his abortion clinic.
The panel must sift through more than 250
This mix of almonds and mango smoothie will give your morning a taste of summer and a big boost of protein.
Three women who disappeared in Cleveland a decade ago were found safe Monday, and police arrested three brothers accused of holding the victims against their will. A timeline of key events in the case:
— Aug. 23, 2002:
Dr. Kristie Ogilvie will become dean of the School of Business at Emporia State University by July 1