Mass. family secures land to build Haiti orphanage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

RUTLAND, Mass. (AP) - The father of a Massachusetts college student who died in the Haiti earthquake says he's successfully found some land where he plans to build an orphanage nam..
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MUST SEE VIDEO: Plane makes emergency landing without landing gear

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JFK - Camera phones in hand, passengers on a Delta Airlines flight headed for White Plains, New York capture the tense moments during an emergency landing. Video from Delta passeng..
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Segway owner dies after falling off river cliff

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LONDON (AP) - A wealthy British businessman who owns the company that makes the two-wheeled Segway has been found dead in a river in northern England after apparently falling off a..
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Southwest Airlines to buy AirTran for $1.4B

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - Southwest Airlines said Monday it will buy AirTran for about $1.42 billion. The move will put Southwest in head-to-head competition with Delta Air Lines in Delta's ..
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Gov't to expand rules for tracking money transfers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing that banks report all electronic money transfers in and out of the country, expanding its anti-terrorism requirements for fi..
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Motorists getting lower prices at the pump

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Drivers can thank the slower driving season and a glut of supply for the continuing slide in gas pump prices. The national average for a gallon of regular was $2.694 on Monday, acc..
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Appeals court considers ban on stem cell research

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has told an appeals court that a judge's order halting federal funding of stem cell research would result in destruction of valuable biol..
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Hundreds rally against mountaintop mining in D.C.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Environmentalists and other protesters are rallying in the nation's capital to urge the Obama administration to end mountaintop removal mining. Hundreds gathered ..
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Pa. district judge, constable help nab suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) - After nearly two decades as a judge, a former central Pennsylvania police officer hasn't lost his instincts. Lebanon District Judge Tom Capello and a constable ..
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Despite economy, Americans don't take farm jobs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) - As the economy tanked during the past two years, a debate has raged over whether immigrants are taking jobs that Americans want. Amid the sweltering vineyard..
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Philly tow truck driver charged with killing rival

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia tow truck driver is accused of running over another driver, killing him, in a dispute over a woman and towing territory. Police say 25-year-old G..
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Highway deaths down first half of 2010, gov't says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government estimates that traffic fatalities fell to fewer than 15,000 deaths during the first half of 2010, putting the year on pace for another record low. ..
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4 high school students killed in Louisiana wreck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOUMA, La. (AP) - A pickup truck overturned on a southern Louisiana highway and ended up in a bayou, killing four high school students. The students from Vandebilt Catholic High Sc..
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Ohio man, 2 sons dead in apparent murder-suicide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say an Ohio man and his two sons were found dead in home near Columbus in an apparent murder-suicide. Police in Upper Arlington say Sarah G..
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Man killed, wife shot near church in Ohio

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Police in Ohio say someone shot an elderly man to death and wounded his wife blocks from a church where an 80-year-old member was murdered earlier this year..
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Fannie Mae offers housing aid to military families

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage giant Fannie Mae plans to give military families a break on their home loan payments if they are struggling because of the death or injury of a service m..
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Flood-damaged levee holds in central Wisconsin

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) - Dozens of residents have opted to stay in their flood-stranded homes in central Wisconsin, even as a nearby levee weakened by recent heavy rain barely holds. C..
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CUNY-IBM to open unique school in NYC

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - The City University of New York and IBM will open a unique high school that allows students to earn an associate's degree. Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday ..
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Report: Significant cheating by FBI agents on exam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Justice Department investigation has found that FBI agents, including several supervisors, cheated on an important test covering the bureau's policies for condu..
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Oil gusher is dead, but not residents' anguish

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - Gulf Coast residents overcome by stress and worry are having a hard time dealing with the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion. A survey shows..
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