20 percent containment reported at wildfire outside Utah National Guard base near Salt Lake

20 percent containment in Utah Guard wildfire

Steel beam collapse at Yale University construction site traps and injures 4

Yale U. construction accident traps, injures 4

Construction accident at Yale University traps and injures 4, mayor’s office says

Yale construction accident traps and injures 4

Officials: Double-decker bus crashes near Syracuse, NY; 4 dead, numerous others injured

Officials: Bus crashes near Syracuse, NY; 4 dead

Obama heralds New Orleans’ resilience, commits to Gulf recovery on 5th anniversary of Katrina

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Hip hop star Wyclef Jean disqualified from Haiti’s presidential race

Haiti ruling ends Wyclef Jean’s run for president

The last word: Slim and fit defensive tackle Jerrell Powe ready to power Mississippi

Slimmed-down Powe ready to power Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. — For six years, everyone else has had their say.

AG points to ‘deadly pipeline’ as 14 are charged with supporting terrorism in Somalia

14 charged for supporting Somalia terrorist group

Environmental law center sends Enbridge notice of planned suit over Kalamazoo River oil spill

Law center prepares lawsuit over Mich. oil spill

Gulf of Mexico oil spill fuels controversy over BP-funded energy research at UC Berkeley

Oil spill taints UC Berkeley’s BP-funded research

Gulf oil spill fuels controversy over BP-funded energy research at UC Berkeley

Oil spill mars UC Berkeley’s BP-funded research

3 dead after medical chopper crashes, burns on Tucson street; pilot steered away from house

3 dead in crash of medical helicopter in Tucson

1 dead, 2 injured after medical helicopter crashes on a Tucson street

1 dead, 2 injured in Tucson helicopter crash

BP offering Gulf-area scientists lucrative contracts barring release of research for 3 years

BP tries to limit release of oil spill research

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Obama’s oil spill commission had web of BP and oil industry interests


Naval Academy says 4 midshipmen treated for heat exhaustion after completing obstacle course

Naval Academy says 4 treated for heat exhaustion

Industry, government spend little on oil spill clean-up technology

Little spent on oil spill cleanup technology

Korea, the war without end, casts a long shadow as 60-year mark nears

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Obama’s oil spill commission includes former EPA chief, Harvard dean, ex-Fla.-senator

Look at members of Obama’s oil spill commission

Officials say firefighters gaining ground on wildfire on Army firing range in New Mexico

Officials: Firefighters gaining on Fort Bliss fire

Cornell U. doctoral student from New Zealand sentenced to 25 year to life in wife’s murder

Cornell U. student sentenced in wife’s murder

Obama names final 5 members to panel investigating BP’s catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill

President Barack Obama

Explosions kill 5, wound 75 at political rally in Kenyan capital

Explosions kill 5, wound 75 at Kenya rally

At laboratory outside of Las Vegas, US officials prepare for response to nuclear terror

At Nevada lab, US prepares response to nuke terror

Scaffolding collapse causes injuries at college construction site in Binghamton, NY

Scaffolding collapse causes injuries at NY college

NJ sailor’s death during training exercise raises questions of government’s liability

NJ sailor’s death gives rise to legal battle

Former President Clinton tells Yale graduates to listen to those with whom they disagree

Bill Clinton

Officials: 1 dead, 1 critically injured in blast on north Ala. Army base that tests missiles

Officials: 1 dead, 1 hurt in Army base explosion

Man accused of driving car bomb to Times Square talks to investigators, but motive a mystery

NY car bomb suspect cooperates, but motive mystery

Air Force gets order to help dump chemicals on Gulf oil spill, more Pentagon aid may come

Air Force gets order to help with oil spill

Air Force positions planes to dump chemicals on Gulf oil spill, more Pentagon aid possible

Air Force sends planes to help with Gulf oil spill

Records show Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal agreed with canceling William Ayers’ visit

Barack Obama (Waxwork)

Obama rushing disaster, environmental officials and ‘every available resource’ to oil spill

Barack Obama (Waxwork)
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Ayers draws crowd at University of Wyoming appearance, few protesters and no heckling

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Ayers draws crowd at University of Wyoming appearance, few protesters

US President Barack Obama

Ex-Air Force member detained on flight allegedly claimed to have explosives, officials say

Man allegedly claimed to have explosives on plane

Federal judge rules University of Wyoming must allow William Ayers to speak on campus

Barack Obama (Waxwork)

Official: Man who forced flight to be diverted to Maine is former member of Air Force

Source: Former Air Force member claims explosives

UK Royal Navy to rescue those stranded by ash cloud; Aviation industry blasts EU leadership

UK sends warships to rescue stranded Britons

4.9 quake rumbles parts of Utah, Wyo., Idaho; no immediate reports of damage, injuries

4.9 quake shakes Utah, Wyo., Idaho

SALT LAKE CITY — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled parts of Utah, Wyoming and Idaho on Thursday evening. There were no immediate reports of significant damage or injuries.

Cornell grad student from NZ on trial in wife’s slaying, defense claims he was delusional

Cornell student from NZ on trial in wife’s murder

Senior Democrat says Pentagon should consider barring Blackwater from $1B deal

Senator warns against $1B deal with Blackwater

Iraqi police: Triple suicide blasts in Baqouba kill 29, wound 40 ahead of key elections

Iraqi police: Suicide blasts in Baqouba kill 29

US troops who have died while serving in Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa

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Okla. St. continues efforts to remember 10 men who died in basketball plane crash 9 years ago

9 years after crash, OSU remembers 10 men who died

Haiti to relocate homeless camps to city outskirts as US military aims to fix battered port

Haiti relocating homeless, port repairs needed

Report: Univ. of New Mexico facility vulnerable to winds that caused Cowboys’ canopy collapse

Report cites flaw in Univ. of New Mexico facility

A second New Jersey church group returns home after being flown out of quake-shattered Haiti

A second NJ church group home from Haiti

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. — A second New Jersey church delegation has arrived home from Haiti, where they were caught in Tuesday’s devastating earthquake.

15-member NJ church group in Haiti for aid mission when earthquake struck returns home

NJ church group returns home after Haiti aid trip

In final State of the Commonwealth speech, outgoing Va. Gov. Kaine recalls his 4 years fondly

In last speech, Va. gov casts record in warm light