DENVER (AP) — Six men who set off on a backcountry tour in mountains west of Denver had avalanche gear, had scanned an avalanche forecast, and were hiking toward a safer area to snowboard when they felt a
FRANKFURT, German (AP) — A top European Central Bank official is warning about the side effects of ultra-low interest rates — remarks that appear aimed at cooling heightened market expectations the bank will cut interest rates next week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A phone tip and a Superman tattoo led to the Mexico arrest and return to the U.S. of a fugitive charged with abducting and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old Los Angeles girl.
Tobias Summers, 30,
“I don’t think there’s going to be a sense of normalcy for a while. There are scars here that will be with us for a long time.” — Tom Champoux, pointing to boarded-up windows after last week’s twin
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The number of U.S. states allowing gay marriage is set to enter double digits now that Rhode Island’s state Senate has taken a landmark vote.
The Senate endorsed a bill allowing gay and lesbian
WASHINGTON (AP) — A long-standing public opinion poll finds that confidence about job security and availability grew in the U.S. last year.
The 2012 General Social Survey finds that confidence in the U.S. job market has rebounded to
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A large fire that began with explosions aboard two fuel barges in Mobile, Ala., was rocked by a seventh explosion early Thursday and fire officials said they planned to let the fire, which has
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Thursday warned of unspecified “grave measures” if North Korea rejects talks on a jointly run factory park shuttered for nearly a month — setting up the possible end of the
MANCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in central Illinois have yet to identify the five people who are believed to have been shot to death in their home by a man who was later gunned down by police.
WASHINGTON (AP) — You don’t see this very often: a majority of Senate Republicans voting to make people who buy stuff on the Internet pay state and local sales taxes.
Anti-tax guru Grover Norquist isn’t happy about it