VERNON, Ariz. (AP) — Crews battling a wildfire in eastern Arizona's White Mountains continued making headway with successful burnout operations to rob the nearly 9-square-mile blaze of brittle brush that could feed the flames in the moisture-sapped state.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One person remained in critical condition Monday after a weekend gunfight on Bourbon Street, the historic thoroughfare of nightspots that is a major destination for visitors in tourist-loving New Orleans.
By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sometimes there is no middle ground. Through much of the U.S. Supreme Court's term, the nine justices found common if narrow ground to bridge their differences. Many of their high-profile decisions avoided the polarization that defines Washington today. For 30 minutes Justice Samuel Alito, a conservative who wrote the majority opinion, and liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who wrote the lead dissent, voiced their competing views of the meaning for America of the decision permitting some corporate employers to object on religious grounds to certain kinds of birth control.