BLUEMONT, Va. (AP) - The death toll blamed on storms and the ensuing blackout across the eastern U.S. is now at 26 after two accidents in Virginia.
The sheriff's office in Loudoun County, on the Maryland border, said Wednesday a utility worker from Florida
By The Associated Press
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
Los Angeles Times on Syria and the Russia connection:
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is putting a
By JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - Scientists at the world's biggest atom smasher hailed the discovery of "the missing cornerstone of physics" Wednesday, cheering the apparent end of a decades-long quest for a new subatomic particle called the Higgs boson, or "
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A man accused in an alleged scheme to buy and train racehorses to benefit the Zetas drug cartel was ordered detained Tuesday in Texas after a judge suggested he might flee to Mexico if released.
Jose Trevino Morales, the brother of two
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and REBECCA SANTANAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ending a bitter seven-month standoff, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton apologized to Pakistan on Tuesday for the killing of 24 Pakistani troops last fall and won in return the reopening of critical
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
HARGILL, Texas (AP) - A federal immigration agent who was shot while taking part in a criminal investigation near a rural South Texas town early Tuesday was out of surgery and in stable condition, officials said.
By DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Vital computer systems for London's 2012 Olympic Games have come under repeated cyber-attacks - but only from hackers who were invited to join in thousands of hours of security tests.
Atos, the lead technology
NARROWSBURG, N.Y. (AP) - Concerns over the welfare of bald eagles have led an upstate New York community to cancel its longtime July Fourth fireworks display.
The hamlet of Narrowsburg, on the Pennsylvania border in southeastern New York, bills itself as the
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Mexico's new president may dissuade some immigrants from returning home, despite promising economic opportunities there and a faltering U.S. job market.
The vast majority of the 40,000 Mexican expatriates who
By JOHN HEILPRIN and SETH BORENSTEINAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - Physicists say they have all but proven that the "God particle" exists. They have a footprint and a shadow, and the only thing left is to see for themselves the elusive subatomic particle believed to give all