DUJIANGYAN, China - Modern apartment buildings and schools crumbled, smoothly paved highways buckled and bridges collapsed - their flimsy construction no match for the awesome forces of nature.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. - A Texas man claimed he had a 25-gallon drum of cyanide and tried to sell it to an FBI informant, touting the poison's usefulness in mass killings, according to a court affidavit.
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LISTER, British Columbia - Fluorescent lights cast a yellow-green pall on the posted student artwork. Children's voices recite lessons behind closed doors. A group of seventh-grade girls giggle and whisper as they wander back to class.
DUJIANGYAN, China - Li Ande ran a convenience shop, a solidly middle-class citizen in this quiet tourist town, until the earthquake pulverized his store and his home. Two days on, he's squatting under a tarp with seven members of his extended family.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. - A 19-year-old freshman at the University of Oklahoma was elected mayor Tuesday of Muskogee, a city of 38,000 in the northeastern part of the state.
NEW ORLEANS - A steamship that sank off the Louisiana coast during an 1846 storm has produced a trove of rare gold coins, including some produced at two largely forgotten U.S. Mints in the South, coin experts say.
French author Jules Renard said, "The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse." Was Oscar Wilde a free man? He said, "I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement." One could argue that that was not giving an excuse.
Conditions will develop in the year ahead that could enable you to take advantage of several big opportunities that are not apparent to others. The important thing is to keep the discoveries a secret until the launch date.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia's top judge will be out a job after a conflict-of-interest scandal involving an exotic vacation with a coal company boss derailed his bid for another term.
LOS ANGELES - More U.S. homeowners fell behind on mortgage payments last month, driving the number of homes facing foreclosure up 65 percent versus the same month last year and contributing to a deepening slide in home values, a research company said Tuesday.
NEW YORK - A woman accused of booking johns for a high-priced call girl ring pleaded guilty Wednesday in the federal probe that brought down ''Client No. 9,'' former Gov. Eliot Spitzer.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Faculty members at West Virginia University were set to convene a rare meeting Wednesday to consider demanding for a second time that embattled President Mike Garrison resign over a master's degree scandal involving the governor's daughter.
KHAR, Pakistan - A suspected missile strike late Wednesday in a Pakistan border village destroyed a house and killed about a dozen people, residents and a militant spokesman said.
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It will come as no great surprise to the regular readers of this column that I recently went on a fishing trip. Yep, I decided ...
OAKMONT, Pa. - As different as they are, the Masters and U.S. Open had two things in common this year.
WASHINGTON - A moderate Republican senator sought broad bipartisan support Tuesday for a compromise to block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists, a day after the ...
The Bulloch County Correctional Institute was named best in the state during a recent awards ceremony hosted by the Georgia Department of Corrections.
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A milestone few live to see was recognized Tuesday at Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation when resident Sugar Pryor celebrated her 107th birthday with family ...
In my book, cooking a meal for someone you love is one of the greatest expressions of care and appreciation. In the South, we've ...
ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando gunman Omar Mateen identified himself as an Islamic soldier in calls with authorities during his rampage and warned a crisis negotiator that ...
WASHINGTON - A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting intensified pressure on ...
NEW YORK - Donald Trump abruptly fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on Monday in a dramatic shake-up designed to calm panicked Republican leaders and
Statesboro police arrested eight people Saturday after responding to a reported fight at Park Place Apartments.
HOUSTON (AP) - American players maintained over and over that playing Argentinaand Lionel Messi in a Copa America semifinal on Tuesday night was a big deal ...
RIO DE JANEIRO - Two construction workers chatted while applying white grout to the walls of a new subway tunnel one recent day, their voices and ...