SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Minutes after 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was snatched from her bedroom in the dead of night, a police cruiser idled by along a neighborhood street as she was forced to the ground at knifepoint.
PICHARI, Peru (AP) — Every Sunday, counterinsurgency troops in combat gear march out of the army base in Pichari, a remote town with an incongruously wide avenue at the center of the world’s No. 1 coca-growing valley.
NEW YORK (AP) — People don’t just watch TV anymore; they talk about it on Twitter. From the comfort of couches, they share reactions to touchdowns and nail-biting season finales —and advertisers and networks are taking note.
LAMPEDUSA, Italy (AP) — The Italian coast guard says search and recovery operations in the area where a fishing boat packed with 500 African migrants sank last week will resume in the morning as long as the seas
BEIJING (AP) — Southeastern China is being hit with powerful winds and heavy rains.
The National Meteorological Center says a typhoon struck Fujian province with winds of up to 94 mph early Monday, then slowed before weakening to
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Police in southern Peru say a bus ran off a remote road in the Andes and plunged into a ravine, killing two children and 17 adults. Eighteen more people are injured.
Regional police commander
NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a musical gets you with the first kiss or a nifty bit of dance. “Big Fish” might be the first to do it with elephant butts.
The sight of three swaying caps a
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At least for an afternoon, the chess players were back at the usual spot they’ve occupied for years along downtown San Francisco’s busy Market Street.
But instead of hustling a dollar here and a
CAIRO (AP) — More than 50 people are dead after security forces and Islamist protesters clashed across Egypt on Sunday.
Crowds from Egypt’s two rival camps — supporters of the ousted Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi, and backers of
Week 5 in the NFL had its fair share of surprises.
New England suffered its first loss of the season, 13-6, to Cincinnati. Seattle, too, dropped its first game of the year, 34-28, to Indianapolis. And the New
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The daughter of rap superstar Eminem has been crowned homecoming queen at her suburban Detroit high school, accompanied by her mother but with her famous father out of the spotlight.
The Macomb Daily
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Sandra Bullock-George Clooney space drama “Gravity” rocketed to the top of the box office and into industry record books during its opening weekend.
The Warner Bros. adventure debuted with $55.55 million in North
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A series of earthquakes rattled southern and central Mexico today, forcing the evacuation of dozens of villages that sit on hillsides loosened by a deadly tropical storm last month.
Officials say more than a
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Silicon Valley has had a men’s fashion problem dating back to its founders.
From their inception, tech companies went out of their way to be different — and that meant no more
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Residents in the Black Hills were navigating through a sloppy mess Sunday after warmer temperatures began melting record-setting snowfall, leaving standing water on plowed roads rather than making its way through drainage systems.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When BP used a capping stack to seal its blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico, the device didn’t just shut the source of the nation’s worst offshore oil spill. Its pressure gauge also
SEATTLE (AP) — The debate over labeling genetically modified foods has shaped up to be one of the costliest initiative fights ever in Washington state, with most of the dollars coming from out of state.
Five corporations and