TEHRAN, Iran— Iran's state-run news agency reports over 140 killed, 860 injured in 7.2- magnitude earthquake along Iran- Iraq border.
Andy Holtzman became the 15th man to accuse Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting him after he posted his story on his private Facebook page.
Why our response to natural disasters doesn't work and how we can start to fix it, say Trent Lott and Jason Grumet.
The network responded to Louis CK sexual harassment claims by dropping him from its upcoming Night of Too Many Stars concert.
HONOLULU— The Coast Guard says pollution cleanup could take weeks for a fishing boat that smashed into a shallow reef off Hawaii and has been leaking oil and fuel into the water. The vessel was taking workers from Southeast Asia and other Pacific islands to work low-paying jobs in Hawaii's fishing fleet when it smashed into a shallow reef on Oct. 10.
Failures of modern technology can cost "all connectivity to the world," Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman said at a news conference. Nine of the 43 people who died in the devastating Northern California wildfires that began Oct. 8 were in Mendocino County, in an area called Redwood Valley, although other valleys and areas also burned in the county at the same time.
*Cloud of radioactive pollution over Europe in October. *No danger for human health or environment in Europe. PARIS, Nov 9- A cloud of radioactive pollution over Europe in recent weeks indicates that an accident has happened in a nuclear facility in Russia or Kazakhstan in the last week of September, French nuclear safety institute IRSN said on Thursday.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— The disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria has set off an anguished debate across Puerto Rico, where friends, family and co-workers are arguing fiercely over the morality of leaving the blacked-out island for the U.S. mainland versus fulfilling a patriotic duty to rebuild. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said it has offered to help...
If Kelley had used a fingerprint to lock his iPhone, Apple could have told officials they could use the dead man's finger to unlock his device.
The SmarterSafer coalition sent a letter to members of the U.S. House urging passage of the compromise legislation that would extend to 2022 the federal program that has been heavily utilized after vast flooding from hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Two prominent Republican members of the U.S. House announced last week they had struck a deal that would extend the...
SANTA ROSA, Calif.— In a story Nov. 4 about residents in wildfire areas facing difficult choices as they rebuild homes, The Associated Press reported erroneously the type of research conducted by Max Moritz. SANTA ROSA, Calif.— The most destructive complex of wildfires in California history wreaked most of its damage and deaths among housing subdivisions in this...
Devin Kelley was convicted of domestic violence but that information was never entered into a database used for background checks on firearms purchasers.
The Air Force says it takes responsibility for not properly registering the fingerprints of the court-martialed shooter.
Authorities have confirmed that former MLB pitcher Roy Halladay died in a small plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida.
A man with an assault rifle killed at least 26 people and wounded 20 in a rural Texas church during Sunday services.
Officials identified the gunman, who was killed in the siege at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs.
A man opened fire inside of a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, leaving at least 26 people dead.
The death toll rose to at least 27 on Sunday from the typhoon that pummeled central and southern Vietnam.
But Shinzo Abe, now Japan's prime minister, stayed on the job at Japan's third-largest steelmaker for three years before entering politics in 1982.. Kobe Steel, a 112- year-old company in south-central Japan's Hyogo prefecture, has risen from wartime devastation and natural disaster but its past is littered with examples of corporate misconduct.
Nov 3- Bad weather hurt Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc in the third quarter, as insurance losses tied to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and an earthquake in Mexico contributed to a 43 percent drop in profit. Overall net income fell to $4.07 billion, or $2,473 per Class A share, from $7.2 billion, or $4,379 per share, a year earlier. Operating profit, which...