Shirley Temple, Mrs. Charles Black in private life, is shown leaving Santa Monica Hospital with her daughter, Lori, born Friday, April 17, 1954, Santa Monica, Calif. The Blacks also have a daughter Linda Susan, 6, and a son, Charles Jr., 2. (AP Photo)
MOGADISHU, Somalia — A British woman who is being held by Somali
pirates with her husband after their yacht was hijacked said in a
phone call broadcast Friday that the couple were "bearing up," and
she described her captors as "very hospitable."
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Ousted President Manuel Zelaya said
Friday that a U.S.-brokered pact will restore him to power in about
a week, ending Honduras' isolation four months after soldiers flew
the leftist leader into exile in his pajamas.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Seven years ago, a little-known group
called Jundallah emerged in Iran with claims to fight for the
rights of minority Sunnis in the unruly tribal areas near the
border with Pakistan.
APAC Customer Services Inc. will be hiring about 70 new workers
for its second call center in Tucson, with plans to hire an
additional 600 people in the future.
WASHINGTON — Hours after a personal encounter with the grim cost
of war, President Obama said Thursday the sight of 18 flag-covered
cases holding the remains of Americans killed this week in
Afghanistan can't help but influence his thinking about sending
more troops overseas.
Standing on an empty mat in the basement-level wrestling room at
the old Amphitheater High School gymnasium last week, was the
leader of America's freestyle wrestling world.
Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities Inc. announced a new
initiative to help entrepreneurs at its annual meeting
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DENVER — An early blast of winter that blanketed some Western
states with heavy snow slowly worked its way out of Colorado and
pushed into Nebraska Thursday, bringing blizzard conditions to the
eastern plains and causing treacherous roads, closed schools and
hundreds of canceled flights.
A new treatment for H1N1 flu may already be on pharmacy shelves
— cholesterol-lowering statin drugs like Lipitor and Zocor.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Nicaraguan government accused the
United States of applying an "interventionist and destabilizing
policy" Thursday after the U.S. ambassador criticized a ruling
allowing leftist President Daniel Ortega to seek re-election.