Thousands of homes and farms in Mississippi remain underwater, and residents are bracing for the river's crest later in the week.Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace checks the depth meter on his small boat motoring through a flooded neighborhood in Vicksburg.
The arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, for alleged criminal sexual behavior against a hotel maid in New York City has shocked France where he was widely expected to be the presidential candidate of the Socialist Party a year from now.Strauss-Kahn was suppo
The young people set to graduate this spring will soon be facing adult financial responsibilities, like earning paychecks, paying bills and managing their debts.But many of these graduates already have advanced degrees from the School of Hard Knocks.
Israeli soldiers opened fire Sunday on Arab protesters along the country's borders, killing at least 12 people and wounding dozens in an unprecedented wave of demonstrations marking a Palestinian day of mourning for their defeat at Israel's hands in 1948.In the most serious incident, the Israeli mil
Half a century ago, before the picturesque seaside town of Half Moon Bay, California decided to incorporate, residents had to call the county sheriff's office to report crimes.In fact, one big reason Half Moon Bay decided to incorporate was to have its own police force, says Mayor Naomi Patridge."