PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Haris Suleman knew that flying around the world carried risks. But like adventurers before him, the 17-year-old pilot from Indiana also believed dreams aren't achieved without taking chances.
CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — A fierce storm packing powerful winds and rain toppled trees and flipped campers Thursday at a Virginia campground Thursday, killing at least two people and sending at least 20 more to hospitals, officials said.
The Obama administration on Thursday launched a $10 billion rural infrastructure fund that it hopes will jump-start investments in a wide range of projects in farm states. CoBank, a cooperative bank that serves rural America and is a member of the Farm Credit System, will be the fund's anchor investor, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said. "Many major investors in urban centers aren't always aware of the significant investment opportunities in rural communities," said Tom Vilsack, USDA secretary and chair of the White House Rural Council. "This fund represents a new approach to our support for job-creating projects across the country." Denver-based investment firm Capital Peak Asset Management will manage the new fund and work to recruit more investors.
A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it investigates a derailment that injured ...
An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported, according to the plane's owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — Joseph Rudolph Wood looked around the death chamber and glanced at the people making preparation for his execution, locating the proper veins and inserting two lines into his arms.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury in St. Paul has reconvened for a third day to deliberate whether a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history defamed former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his memoir.
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and residents said, after authorities failed to alert the public for more than six hours when a facility storing toxic chemicals exploded.
An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported, according to the plane's owner ...