By ERIC TUCKER and MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Utility crews struggled to catch up with a backlog of millions of people without electricity for a fourth hot day Tuesday as frustration grew and authorities feared the toll of 24 storm deaths could rise
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Is it just freakish weather or something more? Climate scientists suggest that if you want a glimpse of some of the worst of global warming, take a look at U.S. weather in recent weeks.
By AYA BATRAWY and BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Syrian opposition groups struggled to form a united leadership Tuesday at a meeting in Cairo that exposed the vast disagreements that have prevented them from effectively leading the uprising against President Bashar
By ALEX DOMINGUEZAssociated Press
TOWSON, Md. (AP) - At Ayd Hardware in Towson, a chalk sidewalk sign said in big letters "YES/DRY ICE." That was enough to draw in Sheila Williams of the Lockhearn area of Baltimore County, who happened to be driving by.
The Spokane Shock dropped two spots in the AFL power rankings after Saturday's loss to Arizona.
The Rattlers are still No. 1, while the Shock dropped from sixth to No. 8. San Antonio is second, followed by Philadelphia and Utah. San Jose moved from seventh to No. 5 after a 75-61 win over
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A former NASA astronaut who commanded space shuttle Discovery's second-to-last mission died after a water scooter crash involving his sons near Pensacola Beach.
Capt. Alan Poindexter, 50, died Sunday
By DOUG FERGUSONAP Golf Writer
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - The images of Tiger Woods, dressed in his red shirt and raising both arms on the 18th green after another victory, are no longer highlights from years gone by.
When he outlasted Bo Van Pelt in a tense duel on
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say three people have been killed when a sudden storm struck in eastern North Carolina, damaging homes and uprooting trees.
Pitt County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Christy Wallace said one person was killed in the county
By JESSICA GRESKO and MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - From North Carolina to New Jersey, nearly 1.8 million people still without electricity were asking the same question Monday evening: Why will it take so long to get the lights back on?
PRINCE, W.Va. (AP) - A storm that knocked down trees across several states stranded 232 Amtrak passengers for more than 20 hours at a West Virginia station before they were picked up by buses on Saturday night.
Amtrak spokesman Steve Kulm said all the passengers