- April 7, 2010
Obama calls nuke terrorism the top threat to US
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rewriting America's nuclear strategy, the White House yesterday announced a fundamental shift that calls the spread of atomic weapons to rogue states or terrorists a worse threat than the nuclear Armageddon feared during the Cold War.Continued ...
Among the dead, a family man and cheerful son-in-law
MONTCOAL, W.Va. — Steve Harrah was always willing to help, even a stranger. His easy-going personality and cheerful demeanor earned him the nickname "Smiley."Continued ...
"If he saw you on with a flat tire on the side of the road, he'd pull over and help you out," said Jack Bowden, his father-in-law. "... I can't say enough good things about him."
Disaster rattles town where life revolves around the mines
WHITESVILLE, W.Va. — John Clemons started working at Performance Coal Co.'s Upper Big Branch Mine in Montcoal five months ago, much to his father's dismay.Continued ...
But in this community, his father knows, coal is practically the only business.
Alaska bar takes in smaller-than-usual fake bills
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Police in Alaska say lawbreakers must be really getting desperate because someone left 13 fake $1 bills in a bar's tip jar — an unusually small denomination for the crime.Continued ...
Miners' families holding onto hope as they wait for news
MONTCOAL, W.Va. — Ramona Williams prayed silently yesterday for her brother's safe return.Continued ...
Williams' family learned a day earlier that her brother, Ronald Maynor, was among the missing after an explosion at the Performance Coal Co. mine.
- Wash. man charged with threatening Sen. Murray
- April 5, 2010
- Militia group member allegedly aimed truck at police car in 1990
- Priest accused of US abuse still working in India
- Judge settles key issues in Hopper divorce case
- April 2, 2010
- In Central Park, where goes Peter Cottontail?
- Pope's preacher: Accusations akin to anti-Semitism
- Napolitano tours RI floods as state pleads for aid
- John Forsythe, star of 'Dynasty,' dies at 92
- Angry family blames Disney after son dies on park grounds
- Ivanka Trump's accused stalker freed on $10K bond
- Obama urges patience as health care law kicks in
- FBI says ruse created to arrest militia members
- Roeder sentenced to life in prison for killing abortion provider
- 2 million eager for health care on parents' plans
- Life sentence for abortion doc's killer