DENVER (AP) — A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, as flash fires in Nevada and Colorado showed this month.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The privately funded Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol does not violate the state constitution and can stay there, an Oklahoma County judge said Friday in a ruling that attorneys who filed the lawsuit vowed to appeal to the state Supreme Court.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor Mary Burke said Friday she cut ties with a consultant she blames for copying several sections of her jobs plan from platforms of other Democrats.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a new focus on violence against women, President Barack Obama kicked off a star-powered campaign Friday against campus sexual assault particularly targeted at encouraging men to take a stand.
By Joseph Ax and Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - An Egyptian man pleaded guilty in New York on Friday to charges stemming from the deadly 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people. Wiping tears from his eyes and frequently shaking his head, Adel Abdul Bary, 54, pleaded guilty to three counts, including threatening to kill, injure or destroy property by means of an explosive and conspiring to murder U.S. citizens abroad. However, U.S. ...
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — In a Sept. 18 story about the sentencing of a couple who lured a stranger to his death with a Craigslist ad, The Associated Press erroneously reported how The Daily Item newspaper interviewed one of the defendants. It was conducted in person, not by telephone. The story also incorrectly reported when an earlier interview by the newspaper with the same defendant took place. It was in February, not April.
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews hoped to take advantage of improved weather conditions on Friday to stop a raging Northern California wildfire before it claims 12,000 homes in the path of the flames that have already charred nearly 120 square miles of drought-parched forest land. Some 4,400 firefighters have been deployed against the so-called King Fire, which officials say is the most dangerous of 11 major wildfires raging across California, but they had cut containment lines around just 10 percent of the flames burning through heavy timber and steep terrain as of Friday ...