DES MOINES, Iowa - A Fourth of July fireworks shell misfired in a northern Iowa town, sending a fireball skidding down a street into a crowd of spectators and injuring 37 people, officials said Saturday.
NEW YORK - A popular beach on Long Island was evacuated at the height of a holiday weekend after stray, unexploded fireworks washed ashore the day after a July Fourth show, state parks officials said Saturday.
WIMBLEDON, England - Rafael Nadal ended Roger Federer's five-year reign at Wimbledon on Sunday, winning a riveting, five-set marathon to claim his first title at the All England Club and signal a changing of the guard in men's tennis.
WASHINGTON - Dale Metta, who manages a gun shop just outside the District of Columbia limits in Maryland, has had to turn away dozens of city residents wanting to buy handguns in recent days. Never mind that the U.S. Supreme Court just struck down Washington's 32-year-old ban on possessing handguns.
WASHINGTON - The government on Saturday increased the number of people reported being sickened in a record salmonella outbreak in which tomatoes are the leading suspect although investigators are testing other types of fresh produce.
PITTSBURGH - They were precocious toddlers, both blond-haired and blue-eyed, separated by a thousand miles between Miami and a small Kentucky town.
WASHINGTON - Democrats bent on showing they can govern and Republicans anxious about a sour re-election climate are pushing a pared-down summer agenda in Congress. Lawmakers want to try to save homeowners from foreclosure, avert Medicare cuts and give the government power to spy on suspected terrorists.
EDITOR'S NOTE - On May 19, The Associated Press reported on the hidden history of mass executions by South Korea early in the Korean War. The following report looks in depth at the U.S. connection.
CINCINNATI - Marty Boyer's carefully maintained sport utility vehicle growled more like a dragster than a 2001 Honda Passport when he turned the key.
DEAR ABBY: "Robert" and I have been married seven years and have two sons, ages 1 and 3. Something is bothering me that didn't before - Robert's driving. My husband speeds, tailgates, honks his horn to make others go faster and uses racial epithets. If I say anything to him, he accuses me of not trusting him or says I'm looking for something to complain about.
WREXHAM, Wales - During a bustling lunch hour in this Welsh commuter town, 25-year-old Richard Williams is one of the few who pause to look at properties for sale in a real-estate agent's window - and he isn't buying.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A suicide bomber targeted police officers in Pakistan's capital Sunday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens while thousands of Islamists marked the one-year anniversary of a deadly military crackdown on a mosque nearby.
BAGHDAD - Don't try to convince Taha Yassin that Iraq's power shortages are finally easing: His children cry each night when the fan cuts off and the house heats up.
WASHINGTON - Things in the U.S. sure are tough. Brother, can you spare a euro?
Primo Levi, an Italian who wrote two interesting books about his time in Auschwitz and his even lengthier trip home after the war ended, claimed: "The aims of life are the best defense against death."
TVER, Russia - Anastasia Bubeyeva shows a screenshot on her computer of a picture of a toothpaste tube with the words: "Squeeze Russia out of yourself ...
CINCINNATI - Police said Tuesday they are investigating the parents of the 3-year-old boy who fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and had ...
RICHMOND, Texas - Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding Tuesday along a river that had reached a record-high crest just ...
Mr. Cecil Jackson "Jack" O'Quinn Jr.
Tropical Depression Bonnie stalled over the Southeast last weekend, dumping torrential rains that flooded highways, dirt roads, yards and parking lots.
NEW YORK - Billionaires' Row.
SAVANNAH - Denise and Kindall Valdes dined on their favorite Southern dishes of fried chicken and world-famous barbecue on Saturday afternoon. It's a meal the ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Mike Foltynewicz is showing he can be more than just a fastball pitcher - and that he can be part of the Braves' long-term ...
PARIS - Not so much the French Open as the French closed.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Martin Truex Jr. believes big things are ahead, even bigger than his record run at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Working as a salesman for a tire wholesaler, Mike Price called on a small tire store in Sylvania. When he made his pitch to Cotton ...
Bulloch Academy: William Downs
On the slope of the hill, just where the field ends and the woods begin, where the ditch on either side of the road deepens ...
Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Counts of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Renata Elizabeth of Atlanta, to Marion McWhirter "Mac" Jones, son of ...