SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Companies prospecting for oil off California’s coast have used hydraulic fracturing on at least a dozen occasions to force open cracks beneath the seabed, and now regulators are investigating whether the practice should require
WASHINGTON (AP) — The threat of a terrorist attack led to the weekend closure of 21 U.S. embassies and consulates in the Muslim world and a global travel warning to Americans, the first such alert since an announcement
Time Warner Cable and CBS say they are trying to settle a fee dispute that has left three million customers without the network’s programs.
A Time Warner spokeswoman say negotiations are ongoing. CBS says it expects talks to
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — In the aftermath of shooting rampages in Colorado, Virginia and elsewhere, victims’ families have clashed over how to distribute money donated by well-wishers. But after a gunman killed six worshippers at a Milwaukee-area
CAIRO (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat is meeting with officials on both sides of Egypt’s political divide to try to head off any more bloodshed.
The effort by Deputy Secretary of State William Burns comes as Egypt’s
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A veteran nurse present during a botched kidney transplant at an Ohio hospital last summer has sued for wrongful termination.
A lawsuit filed Friday in the Ohio Court of Claims in Columbus says Melanie
Rafat Awad fervently preached Islam at his university, encouraging his fellow students to read the Quran and pray. But throughout, the young Palestinian-born pharmacist had gnawing doubts. The more he tried to resolve them, the more they grew.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The 162,000 jobs the economy added in July were a disappointment. The quality of the jobs was even worse.
A disproportionate number of the added jobs were part-time or low-paying — or both.
A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is expected at court in the week ahead:
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City playwright who directed a show called the “American Suicide Bomber Association” unwitting sparked a bomb scare when he threw a prop from the production into the trash at his home.
ROME (AP) — In a bid to protect its ancient glories from modern perils, Rome is banning cars and motor scooters from the boulevard that slices through the city’s ancient forums toward the Colosseum.
Traffic police started enforcing
MOSCOW (AP) — The American rock group Bloodhound Gang was kicked out of a Russian music festival and pelted with eggs after it emerged that its bass player had shoved a Russian flag down his pants at a
RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — Companies vying for a stake in the fast-growing electronic cigarette business are reviving the decades-old marketing tactics the tobacco industry used to hook generations of Americans on regular smokes.
They’re using cab-top and bus
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — James Wan walked away from his first chance to make a sequel, for the “Saw” franchise he helped create. Now he can’t seem to escape them.
The director has been splitting his days this
DALLAS (AP) — Hundreds of unarmed soldiers, some about to deploy to Afghanistan, were waiting inside a building for vaccines and routine checkups when a fellow soldier walked inside with two handguns and enough ammunition to commit one
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — While bamboo can evoke images of tranquility, munching pandas and eco-friendly flooring, an aggressive variety has wreaked havoc on some homeowners and prompted state and local governments to consider holding those who plant the
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Iran’s new president takes over, new U.S. penalties against the country appear a done deal.
In a letter to President Barack Obama, 76 senators are demanding tougher punishment on Iran’s economy until the Islamic