By BERTHA RAMOSAssociated Press
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - Hurricane Carlotta slammed into Mexico's resort-studded Pacific coast late Friday, toppling trees and lashing hotels while authorities evacuated people from low-lying areas.
The rapidly changing
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The furries are gathering in Pittsburgh, and they're ready to shed.
No, not clumps of fur. They're looking to dispel what they contend are the mistaken perceptions that their fascination with all things
By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A West Virginia man who claimed to be the victim of a drive-by shooting along a rural Montana highway while working on a memoir called "Kindness in America" has confessed to shooting himself, authorities said Friday
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - At least 11 people were treated at Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake after a chemical release at the REC Silicon plant Friday morning. As of Friday afternoon, three were still being treated but were expected to be discharged.
By BETSY BLANEYAssociated Press
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A JetBlue Airways pilot who left the cockpit and ran through the cabin, screaming about religion and terrorists, is mentally competent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Friday.
Clayton F. Osbon, 49, has
AIRWAY, Wash. - A Fairchild Airman died when a car pulled in front of his motorcycle Friday morning. 24-year-old Emory Corwine of Andoever, New York was driving his 1980 Yamaha XS850G motorcycle eastbound on Highway 2 when the driver of a Cadillac turned onto the highway without yielding.
By Bob Weber and Chris Purdy and Dean Bennett
EDMONTON - The mother of a young security guard who police believe killed three co-workers and grievously wounded a fourth begged her boy to turn himself in Friday night.
"Please, Travis, I love you and I'm pleading with you with all of my heart to
By COLLEEN BARRYAP Business Writer
MILAN (AP) - World stock markets rebounded Friday on anticipation that central banks will act to keep any political instability in Greece following weekend elections from destabilizing the global economy.
Uncertainty ahead of
By BASHIR ADIGUNAssociated Press
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's House of Representatives voted Friday to remove a lawmaker from a probe into the country's mismanaged fuel subsidy program over allegations that he took a bribe from an oil company.
By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles County court system began handing out layoff notices Friday as plunging budgets set in motion major reductions.
Officials said the cutbacks in the court system will affect 431 employees