Showing: 1-20 of 44

Accidents And Disasters

Head of Guatemalan military dies in chopper crash

Head of Guatemalan military dies in chopper crash

In this April 3, 2014 photo, Gen. Rudy Ortiz, the joint chiefs of staff, gives a press conference in Guatemala City. Interior Secretary Maurio Lopez says Gen. Rudy Ortiz died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 along with four other military officials after their helicopter fell in a mountainous area o…

13 hours agoLoading…
Head of Guatemalan military dies in chopper crash

Head of Guatemalan military dies in chopper crash

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The head of the Guatemalan military's joint chiefs of staff died in a helicopter crash Wednesday near the border with Mexico.

13 hours agoLoading…
Airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure

Airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure

In the Jabaliya refugee camp on Wednesday, relatives grieved the death of Mohammed Deif’s wife and 8-month-old son.

15 hours agoLoading…
Airstrike kills wife, child of Hamas commander

Airstrike kills wife, child of Hamas commander

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas’ shadowy military chief escaped an apparent Israeli assassination attempt that killed his wife and infant son, the militant group said Wednesday as Israel’s prime minister warned that the bombardment of Gaza will continue until rocket fire out of the Palestinian…

15 hours agoLoading…
AP Analysis: Steep obstacles to any Gaza deal

AP Analysis: Steep obstacles to any Gaza deal

A Palestinian boy sits amid rubble the day after late-night Israeli strikes on Gaza City resumed Tuesday. Fighting resumed after peace talks in Cairo broke down.

20 hours agoLoading…
Steep obstacles to any Gaza deal

Steep obstacles to any Gaza deal

As diplomacy stalls, here’s a look at what each side wants.

20 hours agoLoading…
36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

In this aerial photo, a rescue helicopter hovers over an area devastated by a massive landslide in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. A several people died and at least a dozen are missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way early Wednesday in seve…

21 hours agoLoading…
36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

High school boys watch rescue workers search for their missing classmate after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiros…

21 hours agoLoading…
36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

In this aerial photo, rescue workers search for survivors in an area devastated by a massive landslide which swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. A several people died and at least a dozen were missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts…

21 hours agoLoading…
36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

In this aerial photo, rescue workers search for survivors after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. A several people died and at least a dozen were missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way ea…

21 hours agoLoading…
36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

In this aerial photo, houses are heavily damaged after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. A several people died and at least a dozen are missing after rain sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way in at least …

21 hours agoLoading…
36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

A man tries to walk through a flooded area by crawling over cars swept and stuck in the muddy water after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesda…

21 hours agoLoading…
36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

Rescue workers search for survivors after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 36 people, pol…

21 hours agoLoading…
36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

In this aerial photo, a survivor is lifted by a rescue helicopter from an area devastated by a massive landslide in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. A several people died and at least a dozen are missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way early …

21 hours agoLoading…
36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

In this aerial photo, rescue workers are seen on the mud-covered ground as they search for survivors after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesd…

21 hours agoLoading…
36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

TOKYO (AP) — Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, Japanese police said.

21 hours ago Photos

Photos

Loading…
Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go home

Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go home

OAKHURST, Calif. — Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes.

August 19, 2014 6:22 pmLoading…
Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go home

Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go home

A child’s bike sits among the ruins of a home along Highway 41 outside Oakhurst, California. The wildfire forced about 1,000 people from their homes near Yosemite National Park.

August 19, 2014 6:22 pmLoading…
Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Cleanup is underway near the Beckjord Power Plant, in New Richmond, Ohio, after an estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Cincinnati Enquirer, …

August 19, 2014 4:59 pmLoading…
Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Crews dock along the Ohio River as they head towards the Beckjord Power Plant, in New Richmond, Ohio, after an estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Pho…

August 19, 2014 4:59 pmLoading…

Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...
View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...

We Cut Countertops

We cut countertops purchased off the rack at Home Depot or Lo…