Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Colorado Fires are 75 Percent Contained, Firefighters Say
Firefighters report the wildfires that ignited in Colorado are now 75 percent contained.
Futures rising as Fed gathers in Washington
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are rising for the second time in as many days as the Federal Reserve opens its two-day policy meeting in Washington.
Man Shot Dead After Chasing Down Suspected Robber
A robber at a Pennsylvania supermarket shot and killed a customer who tried to stop his getaway car Sunday.
Young Girl Sets Up Lemonade Stand Promoting Peace Outside Westboro Baptist Church
Members of a Kansas community are showing support after a girl set up a lemonade stand for peace outside the Westboro Baptist Church headquarters Friday in Topeka.
Youngest Person on Death Row Released
The youngest person on death row walked out of an Indiana correctional facility as a free woman Monday.
Man Completes Cross-Country Journey in Just His Wheelchair
A man embarked on a cross-country journey using just his wheelchair.
Mother Runs Over Attacker Who Tried to Harm Her and Her Kids
A Texas mother ran over a man after he tried attacking her and her children.
Shark Bites Girl at Myrtle Beach
A South Carolina girl is recovering after a shark bit her at Myrtle Beach.
Futures rising ahead of Fed's 2-day policy meeting
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are rising sharply ahead of this week's two-day policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Colo. wildfire evacuees see destruction firsthand
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Restless residents displaced by Colorado's most destructive wildfire ever are returning to previously closed neighborhoods as firefighters continue to tame the blaze.