Four children have died in a fire that swept through a mobile home Wednesday near the South Carolina city of Hartsville, their bodies discovered by firefighters shortly after they put out the flames, an official said.
Jim Johnson walked Maicer Izturis with the bases loaded in the 11th inning to force in the tiebreaking run, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Orioles 6-5 Wednesday to avert a three-game sweep and end Baltimore's run of consecutive extra-inning victories at 17.
Many of the relatives of Californians killed in the Sept. 11 attacks say they never knew that millions of dollars were raised in their name for college scholarships. Now lawmakers want to give them another chance to apply for money that an Associated Press investigation and subsequent audit found was poorly administered.
WikiLeaks says it has secured a victory in Iceland's Supreme Court against the financial blockade imposed by Visa and MasterCard on donations for the secret-spilling site.
An Italian artist decorated the Louvre museum's glass pyramid Wednesday for the first time in the iconic monument's history, in a protest against capitalism. The artwork, a huge three-looped infinity sign made of mirrors, faces due west onto France's business district, La Defense.
I've seen Android phones get better and more powerful over the years, as Google and phone manufacturers pack devices with more and more features. There comes a time, though, when less is more. I'm afraid we've reached that time.
Scouts Inc. released a seven-round mock draft, including all all 10 picks the Seahawks have at this time. The article is an ESPN Insider and therefore not available to everyone, but here are who the folks at Scouts Inc. have the Seahawks taking: Second round, No. 56: Sio Moore, LB from Connecticut T
Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss says the Russians contacted the U.S. twice about Tamerlan Tsarnaev (tsahr-NEYE'-ehv), one of the men authorities say was behind the Boston Marathon attacks.
The rumors were correct: Microsoft will unveil the next version of its Xbox game console on May 21. The company today sent invitations for the unveiling, which earlier had been expected to happen at the E3 game conference in Los Angeles in June. Reports of a May unveiling circulated last month but t
Sprint and T-Mobile are delaying shipments of Samsung's latest flagship phone, citing inventory issues.
The Mariners have started off this game like they plan to lose it. Chris Carter hit a solo homer to left off Joe Saunders in the second inning. Saunders is starting to get hit harder and harder as this game moves along. The Mariners had two on in the second inning but Robert Andino struck
Hours after barely winning Venezuela's presidential election, the ruling party started to flood state media with accusations that opposition provocateurs were firebombing Cuban-run neighborhood health clinics across the country in revenge.
The Associated Press The historic waiting room at Seattle’s King Street rail station has been restored to look exactly as it did when it opened in 1906 with its ornamental plaster ceiling, Corinthian columns, mosaic floor tiles and a massive bronze chandelier. It was reopened for Amtrak passen
WellPoint shares hit their highest level since the summer of 2011 on Wednesday after the nation's second largest health insurer trumped first-quarter earnings expectations, raised its 2013 forecast and said it could profit immediately from a key health care overhaul coverage expansion next year.
Two U.S. officials say investigators in the Boston bombings have recovered only one handgun believed to have been used in a gun battle with police.
Carolee Sadie Ashby's family has spent the past 45 years wondering who was driving the car that fatally struck the 4-year-old girl as she crossed a street in her upstate New York hometown on Halloween night.
This made me cry a little bit this morning, which is really not a terrible way to start the day. The 15th annual Ebertfest, Roger Ebert’s homemade festival of favorite films (submissions aren’t accepted; all films are chosen by Ebert from those he saw in his day-to-day work), took place
Residents have rejected a budget that included money for extra school security in the wake of the December school shootings, with town leaders suggesting the spending and required tax increases were a hard sell.
The first step off the ledge, as your stomach plummets, is the scariest.
FBI says Mexican police have captured fugitive suspect in kidnapping of Los Angeles girl.