Frances D'Emilio and Maram Mazen, Associated Press | Posted Feb 6th - 10:50am
Italy demanded Saturday that Egyptian authorities swiftly determine who was responsible for the torture and slaying of an Italian doctoral student researching Egyptian labor movements and other social issues in Cairo.
Colleen Long, Associated Press | Posted Feb 6th - 6:40am
Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars. Three other people were hurt by debris, two of them seriously.
Brian Melley, Associated Press | Posted Feb 6th - 12:10am
With a possible end in sight to a massive 15-week gas leak, anxious residents displaced from a Los Angeles neighborhood are skeptical a fix is near and worry they may be forced to return too soon to unhealthy homes.
Michigan State University researchers will use nearly $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce to examine whether recycling and repurposing building materials is an effective way to deal with blighted areas.
North Carolina's education department says it has cut $2.5 million from its budget and eliminated about 20 previously vacant positions without tapping into new funds from the legislature earmarked to help early-grade children with reading.