Swapping Land for a Road to Somewhere Divides Alaskans

ANCHORAGE - Among the many bills Congress is considering before it recesses for the November elections is a proposed land swap between the State of Alaska and the federal government that would allow a gravel road to be built through a remote national wildlife refuge.

Myanmar Writhes in the Grip of Its Junta

YANGON, Myanmar - A year ago, Myanmar's police and military stormed the streets of this moldy, crumbling city and began a deadly crackdown on thousands of Buddhist monks protesting sharp rises in the price of food and fuel. Now the country's ruling generals are steeling themselves for a reprise.

As Need Grows, County Bus Service Lags

Taking the bus in Westchester is no simple matter. Land use patterns, topography and suburban mind-sets keep many behind the wheel.

Swedish model's ex-lover not guilty

CHARLOTTE Lindstrom's former fiancee didn't conspire to murder two Crown witnesses, jury finds.