Aires Airlines Flight 8250 was seconds away from landing at San Andres airport on a small island off the coast of Colombia early Monday. The pilot had turned on the seat belt sign and told passengers to stay in their seats. Passengers could see rain and lightning outside their small cabin windows, but nothing was amiss. Everything seemed calm. Normal. Routine.
BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) - A driver who tried to change his sweaty clothes while driving through a Milwaukee suburb has been stopped by police but let off with a warning.Police say th..
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The deaths of three U.S. service members today brings the toll for August to 15 in Afghanistan. NATO said two of the Americans were killed in a bombing in..
CAIRO (AP) - Russia's temporary ban on grain exports is stirring both political and economic anxiety in Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer where half of the 80 million resid..
WASHINGTON (AP) - General Motors is recalling nearly 250,000 crossover vehicles worldwide to inspect second-row seat belts that could be damaged and not latch.GM says the recall af..
A fourth newborn baby has died after a fire in the intensive care unit of a maternity hospital in Romania, a hospital official said Tuesday.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina mother who claimed her children drowned when her car careened into a river was charged with murder Tuesday after authorities said she confe..
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) - A community college about 30 miles north of Dallas has been put on lockdown after reports of gunfire. An e-mail alert, sent shortly after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday t..
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. and congressional officials say the Obama administration is considering easing travel restrictions to Cuba and could announce a decision before the end of ne..
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh police Chief Nate Harper says an officer will likely be moved to desk duty during an internal investigation of charges that he shoplifted more than $30..
MIAMI (AP) - A Florida Marine was killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced Monday that Staff Sgt. Michael A. Bock, 26, of Leesburg, Fla., died Friday while suppor..
Muslims in Spain are campaigning to be allowed to worship alongside Christians in Cordoba Cathedral -- formerly the Great Mosque of Cordoba.
BAGHDAD (AP) - A suicide bomber blew himself up Tuesday among hundreds of army recruits who had gathered near a military headquarters in an attack officials said killed 60 an..
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Commercial shrimpers out for the first season since BP's disastrous spill indicated their catch was plentiful and free of oil, despite a report by scientists..
The injured were scattered on a darkened island runway after an Aires airline Boeing 737 jetliner crashed in bad weather early Monday on the island of San Andres, Colombia, officials said.
Oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill may have settled to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico further east than previously suspected and at levels toxic to marine life, researchers reported Monday.
Law enforcement authorities in Kyrgyzstan failed to respond adequately to deadly violence that erupted in the country\'s south in June, according to a Human Rights Watch report released Monday.
LONDON - An English freelance web designer has dedicated himself to a new task; condensing the Bible to 140 characters or less on Twitter.Chris Juby, is also the director of worshi..
WASHINGTON D.C. - The nation's second-largest office supply retailer has started selling postal products and services.Office Depot's all over the country are offering Priority Mail..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The 2010 Kia Soul, a boxy vehicle that has been marketed to urban motorists, is being investigated bygovernment regulators for potential loss of steering control...