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New Mexico biofuel plant catches fire

 

ANTHONY, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico biofuel facility caught fire Tuesday, sending a giant column of black smoke into the air and prompting authorities to briefly evacuate an area that includes about 350 homes.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014

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AP sources: US may decide to train Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an open move that would significantly boost U.S. support to Syrian rebels seeking military help in their quest to oust President Bashar Assad, the White House may soon sign off on a project to train and equip moderate forces.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014

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California couple's buried gold coins go for sale

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A treasure trove of rare gold coins discovered by a California couple out walking their dog has gone on sale, with one coin selling for $15,000 on Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014

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The CEO got a huge raise. You didn't. Here's why.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pay for globe-trotting CEOs has soared to new heights, even as most workers remain grounded by paychecks that are barely budging.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by family

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A pregnant woman was stoned to death by her own family in front of a Pakistani high court on Tuesday for marrying the man she loved.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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US to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan at year-end

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will seek to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by the end of 2016, senior administration officials said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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Justices rule for death row inmates with low IQ

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that states must look beyond an intelligence test score in borderline cases of mental disability to determine whether a death row inmate is eligible to be executed.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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Experts: Mass murderers are hard to predict

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes. Sandy Hook school attacker Adam Lanza. And now Elliot Rodger.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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