Sunday, June 5, 2011

Arizona Governor Tours Growing Wildfire Near NM

Arizona Governor Tours Growing Wildfire Near NM



Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer took an aerial tour of a growing wildfire, the Wallow Fire, near the NM border. It's the third largest in state history. Crews are also working to protect communities from a second wildfire in southern Arizona.


Raw Video: Obama Hits Golf Course Near DC

Raw Video: Obama Hits Golf Course Near DC


President Obama joined several members of his administration for a round of golf at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, D.C. on Saturday. (June 4)


Raw Video: Gay Pride Parade in Greece

Raw Video: Gay Pride Parade in Greece



Hundreds of people took to the streets of Athens, Greece on Saturday for a Gay Pride parade. Many participants said that they felt the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual community was still struggling for acceptance in Greece. (June 4)


Raw Video: Pakistanis Protest US Drone Attacks

Raw Video: Pakistanis Protest US Drone Attacks



Thousands of supporters of an Islamist party in Pakistan staged an anti-U.S. demonstration in Karachi on Saturday.


Raw Video: Dog Nurses Rare Chinese Liger Cubs

Raw Video: Dog Nurses Rare Chinese Liger Cubs


Two rare cubs - called ligers - were recently born to a male lion and a female tiger in a zoo in eastern China. The cubs were abandoned by their mother, and they now are being nursed by a dog there, along with four other white tiger cubs. (June 4)


Today in History

Today in History


here's a look at some of the notable events that took place on this day in history. (June 4)


AP Top Stories

AP Top Stories



Here's the latest news for Friday, June 3: John Edwards indicted; Job numbers add to economic concerns; Mladic defends actions during Bosnian war; 'Dr. Death' passes away.


Gates: The Effects of bin Laden's Death

Gates: The Effects of bin Laden's Death



U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said it is possible that bin Laden's death could make Taliban more willing to "walk away from" al-Qaida. (June 4)


Ex-Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger Dies

Ex-Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger Dies



Lawrence S. Eagleburger, the only career foreign service officer to rise to the position of secretary of state, died Saturday. He was 80. (June 4)


GOP Address: Fighting Unions

GOP Address: Fighting Unions



Delivering the Republican address, Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee cast the Obama administration as too friendly to labor unions and said industries are more likely to flourish in environments where unions don't hold as much sway. (June 4)


Obama Weekly Address: Auto Industry Grows

Obama Weekly Address: Auto Industry Grows


Distancing himself from new economic sputters, President Barack Obama on Saturday declared that recent "headwinds" were the result of high gasoline prices, Japan's disastrous earthquake and jitters over a European fiscal crisis. (June 4)


Raw Video: Mexico Volcano Blast Tower of Ash

Raw Video: Mexico Volcano Blast Tower of Ash



The Popocatepetl volcano that towers over Mexico City began rumbling again Friday, shooting a blast of ash about 2 miles above its crater at dawn. The 17,886-foot mountain shook for several minutes before the ash burst out. (June 6)


John Edwards Indicted in $925K Mistress Cover-up

John Edwards Indicted in $925K Mistress Cover-up



John Edwards acknowledged he has 'done wrong' but denied breaking the law after federal prosecutors charged him Friday with using $925,000 in under-the-table campaign contributions to hide his pregnant mistress during his 2008 run for president. (June 3)


North America's Tallest Building Up for Sale

North America's Tallest Building Up for Sale



At 110 stories, it's the tallest building in North America, but the owners of the Willis Tower in Chicago are looking to recapitalize or sell the property. (June 3)


Raw Video: Girl Dies in Ferris Wheel Fall

Raw Video: Girl Dies in Ferris Wheel Fall



A young girl has died in a fall from a Ferris wheel on the Wildwood boardwalk in New Jersey. (June 3)


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