Posted 9:43 PM 5/15/2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) - NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope is broken, potentially jeopardizing the search for other worlds where life could exist outside our solar system.
If engineers can't find a fix, the failure could mean an end to the $600 million mission's search, although the space (More)
Posted 10:35 PM 5/14/2013
HONOLULU (AP) - The mechanic who is taking the blame for last week's helicopter crash landing in downtown Honolulu says he's buying a new copter for the company that leased the aircraft. He's also buying a new car for the college student whose parked Mazda was badly damaged when the helicopter (More)
Posted 7:48 PM 5/13/2013
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - A deadly car bomb exploded Monday near a hospital in a busy area packed with civilians in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, destroying part of the facility, officials said.
Officials gave conflicting casualty figures, with death tolls ranging from three to 10 in (More)More Stories from 5/13/2013
Posted 6:54 PM 5/12/2013
BAGHDAD (AP) - Gunfire attacks in Iraq on Sunday killed five people, including a provincial official in a southern city. Violence has been on the rise following a deadly security crackdown on a Sunni protest camp in northern Iraq. The bloodshed has raised fears that the country could (More)
Posted 10:29 PM 5/11/2013
BEIJING (AP) - Authorities say 27 miners were killed in a coal mine blast in southwestern China. The work safety bureau in Sichuan province says 108 miners were working underground when the accident happened Saturday afternoon. Of the 81 rescued, six were seriously injured and nine (More)
Posted 9:45 PM 5/10/2013
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - A Guatemalan court convicted former dictator Efrain Rios Montt on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity on Friday, sentencing him to 80 years in prison, the first such sentence ever handed down against a former Latin American leader.
It was the state's first (More)