Manuel Gonzalez was eager to get the rescue operation under way as he descended the shaft to the darkness where 33 miners had been trapped since August 5.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican officials say they are canceling $4 million in planned TV ads for Florida, a show of confidence in Senate nominee Marco Rubio who leads in polls. The G..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge says some parts of a lawsuit by 20 states challenging the Obama administration's health care overhaul as unconstitutional can go to trial. Di..
India\'s hosting of the 2010 Commonwealth Games ended on a high note on Thursday as badminton player Saina Nehwal won a dramatic final gold of the 11-day competition to put her country second in the overall medal table.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Chinese drywall manufacturer, suppliers, builders and insurers have agreed to repair homes in four states under an agreement to fix homes damaged by corrosion-..
Several people have been seized in a plot to kill Pakistan\'s prime minister, and the suspects claim they were getting orders from a militant in the country\'s volatile tribal region, police said.
SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) - The last of the Chilean miners has been raised from deep beneath the earth. All 33 men have now been delivered from the longest underground entrapment i..
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - BP PLC is considering ending an ombudman's office launched to handle whistleblower complaints. The ombudman's office was created four years ago after major..
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The waterfront Palm Beach house formerly owned by convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff is under contract to be sold after more than a year on the market. ..
French workers -- upset that the government might make them wait until age 62 to retire -- extended their strike into a third day Thursday, and while transportation appeared to be improving, the situation at oil refineries was not.
MIAMI (AP) - Paula is now a tropical storm as the system hugs Cuba's northern coast and dumps heavy rain on the island. The National Weather Service in Miami said Thursday the stor..
NEWTON, N.C. (AP) - Jurors are expected to begin deliberating the guilt or innocence of a Florida man accused of murder in the death of a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper kill..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oil has stopped spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, but BP remains unusually vulnerable to the prospect of U.S. gas stations defecting to other brands. In interview..
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Mobile residents got a jolt Wednesday morning when a fighter jet flying out of a Florida military base caused a sonic boom. Eglin Air Force Base spokeswoman Ash..
SEATTLE (AP) - A man arrested for investigation of shoplifting in Seattle is wanted in Florida in the disappearance of a Jacksonville woman. KOMO News reports 26-year-old Joseph Ro..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The National Audubon Society says it has surveyed bird populations along Louisiana's oil-tainted shores and found them doing surprisingly well nearly six months ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Calling education an "economic imperative," President Barack Obama on Wednesday asked Congress to make permanent a $2,500 college tuition tax credit that is sched..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lenders seized more U.S. homes this summer than in any three-month stretch since the housing market began to bust in 2006. But many of the foreclosures may be ch..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Chinese drywall manufacturer facing thousands of homeowners' court claims and several other companies have agreed to pay to repair 300 homes in four states in ..