France's state-controlled nuclear engineering giant, Areva, says revenue grew 12.5 percent in the first quarter, driven by strides in its mining and fuel-treatment businesses.
A huge blaze in Mobile, Ala., left three people with critical burns and forced the crew of a nearby cruise ship to evacuate.
A body pulled from waters off a Providence park was that of a 22-year-old Brown University student missing since last month, the Rhode Island medical examiner's office said Thursday.
George W. Bush jokes there was a time in his life that he "wasn't likely to be found in a library, much less found one."
The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency wants Lance Armstrong to come forward with information detailing the alleged complicity of cycling's governing body in his doping.
Former President George W. Bush has spoken with pride about becoming a grandpa and his delight at getting acquainted with his newborn granddaughter.
An NBA spokesperson said this morning that the league’s Relocation/Finance Committee will meet Monday via teleconference, at which time it is expected to make its recommendation on the fate of the Sacramento Kings. League by-laws require a grace period of seven business days from the time of t
Chilean police have arrested four people accused of burning a baby alive in a ritual.
Scientists have identified a hormone that can sharply boost the number of cells that make insulin in mice, a discovery that may someday lead to a treatment for the most common type of diabetes.
President Barack Obama on Thursday praised his predecessor at the dedication of his library for showing strength and resolve in the days after the Sept. 11 attacks and said if Congress passes immigration reform "it will be in large part thanks to the hard work of President George W. Bush."
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Hershey says its net income rose in the first quarter as it sold more of its namesake chocolates and benefited from lower costs for ingredients.
Sometimes nature can wow you, often at an unexpected moment. Most outdoors lovers have a story about a surprise display of natural action on a hike, a fishing expedition or a mushroom hunt. But in the Puget Sound area, with nature surrounding the metropolitan footprint, sometimes that unexpected mom
The NFL Draft begins with the first round tonight at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. Desmond Trufant is hoping — if not widely expected — to become the 20th UW alum taken in the first round (list is below). There are about a million mock drafts out there, and most have Trufant go
The foundation overseeing the largest pot of donations sent to Newtown following the December massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School is nearly doubling the amount of its initial disbursement.
French prosecutors have placed the publisher and photographer of unauthorized topless snaps of Prince William's wife, Kate, under formal criminal investigation, they said Thursday.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to a seasonally adjusted 339,000, the second-fewest in more than five years. The drop suggests that layoffs have declined and that job growth may pick up from last month's sluggish pace.
Ohio native Charles Richter's scale for measuring the power of earthquakes isn't as widely used as before, but he has fans determined to make sure his name and legacy don't fade away.