NYC fire leaves12 hurt, 3 seriously

The fire department says a building has partly collapsed and caught fire in New York City’s Chinatown, sending eight people, including a firefighter, to hospitals…

Death Valley officials say “stop frying eggs”

It gets so hot in Death Valley that you can fry an egg with sun power….

San Diego Mayor accused of sexual harassment

A prominent onetime supporter of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is calling for him to resign after less than a year…

Woman struck by lightning, gives birth

A pregnant New Mexico woman has survived a bolt from the blue to give birth to a bouncing baby girl…

Saudi princess arrested in human trafficking case

Bail is set at $5 million for a Saudi princess who prosecutors say held a domestic worker against her…

US gov’t records $116.5 billion surplus in June

The federal government reported a rare surplus of $116.5 billion in June, the largest in five years…

Compromise takes shape on student loans

A deal that would lower interest rates on student loans appears to be taking shape in Congress…

US chemist convicted of fatally poisoning husband

A chemist accused of fatally poisoning her estranged husband with a toxic metal she got at work was convicted Tuesday of murder…

FAA to expand airline first officer qualifications

The government says it will significantly increase the amount and type of flying experience that first officers 〞 also known as co-pilots…

Pig virus migrates to US, threatens pork prices

Pork prices could rise in the next few months because of a virus that has migrated to the U.S., killing piglets in 15 states at an alarming rate in facilities where it has been reported…