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Apr. 19, 2014 @ 08:11 PM

Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

JACKSON, Wyo. — No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.

 

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 08:09 PM

Documents detail another delayed GM recall

DETROIT — General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.

 

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 08:07 PM

Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy

WORCESTER, Mass. — The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.

 

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 07:59 PM

Governor: Closing Boston amid bomber hunt 'tough'

BOSTON — Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outside the city had just engaged in a ferocious gun battle with the two men suspected of setting the bombs and that one was dead and the other had fled.

 

Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:50 PM

Food stamp backlog still costs NC governments

Meeting deadlines set by federal regulators to eliminate North Carolina's backlog of food stamp applications still came with a cost to state and local governments.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:48 PM

Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors

With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in one of the world's great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:44 PM

Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need — three of whom were seen lifeless in the drowned vessel by a diver who was unable to get them out.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:42 PM

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on Saturday for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 06:20 PM

Duke: Coal ash spill won't affect bottom line

Duke Energy is telling shareholders that costs resulting from its massive coal ash spill into the Dan River won't have a material effect on the $50 billion company's bottom line.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 06:18 PM

Judge in gay marriage case asks pointed questions

A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.