California's largest public utility cut off electric power to about 60,000 customers to prevent wildfires such as those that erupted in the state's wine country last fall, as high winds threatened to topple trees and power lines this week.
Oct 15 California's largest public utility cut
off electric power to about 60,000 customers in an unprecedented
move to prevent wildfires such as those that erupted in the
state's wine country last fall, as high winds threatened to
topple trees and power lines.
NEW YORK Federal authorities were holding a New York man who they said planned to blow himself up on Washington's National Mall on Election Day in November to promote his ideology that requires government leaders to be randomly selected. | Video
NEW YORK Lawyers for the family of a limousine driver who died along with 19 others in an upstate New York accident and the owner of the vehicle are clashing over the cause of the deadliest U.S. transport accident in nearly a decade. | Video
If there is a gathering of Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar's family this holiday season, there should be plenty to talk about after six of the Republican's nine siblings endorsed his Democratic opponent. | Video
NEW YORK New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan named a former federal judge and prosecutor on Thursday to independently review how the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has handled allegations of sexual abuse, after what Dolan said was the "Summer of Hell." | Video
A gunman dressed in a business suit opened fire inside a bank in downtown Cincinnati early on Thursday, killing three people and wounding others before being shot and killed by police, authorities said. | Video
NEW YORK The man who gunned down rock icon John Lennon nearly 38 years ago failed in his tenth try to win freedom from a prison sentence that could keep him behind bars for the rest of his life, New York prison authorities said on Thursday.
It was one of those annoying snafus that air travelers encounter, and when it happened to former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee on Thursday, he took to Twitter to make light of it. But hundreds of his readers were not amused.
NEW YORK Guy Molinari, a New York Republican who stood out in a city run by Democrats as a fighter for his home borough of Staten Island, and a "larger than life figure," died on Wednesday at 89, the Staten Island Republican Party said.