HANCOCK COUNTY, Miss. (AP) - When a sport utility vehicle ran off a rural stretch of interstate and slammed into pine trees in Mississippi, nearly two dozen people rushed to help two sisters who were trapped inside the burning vehicle.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just a month after Forbes Magazine recognized the Hispanic television market as "the next media jackpot," some are complaining that Hispanic media aren't getting a fair share of attention from the political realm.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Attorneys for Pizza Hut and The Home Depot are denying that a pair of ads improperly used music by The Black Keys.
After remaining below 7 percent for the past three months, unemployment rates in Santa Clarita rose half a percent in July compared to June numbers, according to figures released Friday.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - One of the nation's top credit rating agencies said Friday that it expects more municipal bankruptcies and bond defaults in California, the nation's largest issuer of municipal bonds.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown's finance department said 27 local governments have failed to pay or have underpaid the state after the governor tried to sweep up billions of dollars from community redevelopment agencies that were eliminated this year.
DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating the Nissan Versa subcompact car because an air bag may fail to inflate in crashes.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - An iPad stolen from the home of the late Steve Jobs ended up in the hands of a professional clown who says he had no idea it was pilfered from the Apple co-founder's house.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is changing the terms of its bailout agreement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in a way that will shrink the holdings of the two mortgage giants more quickly and will require payment to the government of all quarterly profits the companies earn.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - As the leader of the national union representing Border Patrol agents, Terence J. Bonner traveled often. A fixture on cable television and in congressional hearings, he was highly sought by reporters for his pithy commentaries on border security.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A young couple accused of killing four people in a multistate crime spree last fall have been indicted of federal racketeering charges alleging the rampage was part of a campaign to "purify" and "preserve" the white race, Amanda Marshall, the U.S. Attorney for Oregon, said Friday.
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Mildly positive news about the U.S. economy and reassuring words from German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the euro were enough to push most global financial markets higher by the start of U.S. trading Friday.
RANCHITA, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of people who were ordered to leave their rural homes because of San Diego County wildfires are being allowed to return. State fire officials say evacuation orders were lifted Friday for about 400 people in the northern county communities of Ranchita and San Felipe. Flames came within a half-mile of some houses but none burned. A cluster of wildfires caused by lighting have been burning since Tuesday, consuming more ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple's stock hit a new high Friday after a four-month swoon, as investors look ahead to the release of a new iPhone and possibly a smaller iPad.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A newly recruited Afghan village policeman opened fire on his American allies on Friday, killing two U.S. service members minutes after they handed him his official weapon in an inauguration ceremony. It was the latest in a disturbing string of attacks by Afghan security forces on the international troops training them.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.