BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho fire officials say a wildfire near Stanley has prompted the evacuation of campers near Red Fish Lake. The 210 Road fire is burning on about 300 acres - that's about half of a square mile - in the Sawtooth National Forest. Officials with the National
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A DC-10 jet fire retardant bomber flew into Idaho as part of an aggressive early attack on a pair of central Idaho wildfires that have forced evacuations at two campgrounds and a Boy Scout camp. Paul Sever of the Central Idaho Fire Center says the jumbo tanker
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A severe thunderstorm with strong winds swept through Las Vegas, knocking down trees and utility poles and scattering gamblers from the casino floor at Caesars Palace as flooding hit parts of the famed Strip.
Some resorts on the Strip and Fremont Street were without power several
By COLLEEN BARRY and FRANCESCO SPORTELLIAssociated Press
GROSSETO, Italy (AP) - Five employees of an Italian cruise company were convicted Saturday of manslaughter in the Costa Concordia shipwreck that killed 32 people, receiving sentences of less than three years that lawyers for victims and
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California wildfire that destroyed seven homes and cabins in the mountains above Palm Springs grew overnight and continued to threaten the town of Idyllwild Friday as crews kept an eye on an advancing thunderstorm.
The fire in the
By ANDREW MEDICHINI and FRANCES D'EMILIO
GROSSETO, Italy (AP) - The captain of the capsized Costa Concordia on Thursday asked the judge at his manslaughter trial to order tests on the cruise liner's wreckage to determine why electrical and other systems failed after the vessel struck a reef
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Strong winds accompanying a storm Wednesday afternoon forced fire managers to pull firefighters off the West Mullan fire burning north of Superior. Fire information officer Pat McKelvey says the fire didn't receive any moisture Wednesday afternoon or
SUPERIOR, Mont. (AP) - Crews battling the West Mullan Fire have made good progress in keeping it from burning into Superior, but some structures still remain threatened on the northwestern part of the blaze. Fire information officers say the fire, which started Sunday, had burned
GROSSETO, Italy (AP) - Lawyers for the captain on trial for the deadly shipwreck of the luxury cruise liner Costa Concordia are making a last-ditch attempt to reach a plea bargain in a case that could result in a long prison sentence.
Francesco Schettino's trial resumed on Wednesday in Grosseto
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
MARSHALL, Mo. (AP) - A Canadian company's plan to build an oil pipeline that will stretch for hundreds of miles through the Midwest, including through many sensitive waterways, is quietly on the fast-track to approval - just not the one you're thinking