A romantic marriage proposal on the Oregon coast turned deadly for the bride-to-be when a wave swept her out to sea.
A woman was arrested after she left her dog outside in 6 degree weather, causing it to freeze to the sidewalk.
U.S. employers shed more than half a million jobs in November, accelerating a steady decline in the labor market with the worst monthly showing in 34 years.
Honda is pulling out of Formula One, blaming the world economic crisis for plans to sell its team. The decision leaves Englishman Jenson Button and 2009 team-mate Rubens Barrichello without drives, with only a few mid-ranking seats still available.
An American who killed three people in a head-on collision after driving on the wrong side of the road in Britain was jailed for 20 months Friday. Judge Geoffrey Marson sentenced 26-year-old Nathan Doud to prison and disqualified him from driving for two years at Leeds Crown Court, in northern England.
A driver in Mexico got himself into a sticky situation when he pulled over to help a woman whose pickup appeared to be broken down by the highway. Anadel Carrizales was driving Wednesday near the northern city of Monterrey when a blond woman in a black miniskirt motioned for him to pull over.
Copper thieves, sometimes acting as "organized groups," are threatening what the FBI said is "critical" U.S. infrastructure, from electrical sub-stations, cellular towers, telephone land lines to railroads and crops, the agency said in an unclassified report unveiled Wednesday.
The Zimbabwe National Water Authority turned off the pumps in the capital after it ran out of chemicals needed to to purify supplies. Companies and government offices, especially those in high-rise buildings, were sending workers home by midday as lavatories became blocked. “
Keeping track of the ever mutating bailout debate is becoming increasingly difficult. With the Federal money spigots now thrown wide open, and with no one of influence advising restraint, the only debate is where to direct the torrent.
Reporting from New York -- JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Monday that it would cut 9,200 jobs at Washington Mutual Bank, which it acquired Sept. 25 after WaMu became the nation's largest bank to fail amid the continuing credit crisis.