SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) — The engineer leading Chilean rescue efforts says his team has successfully tested a rescue capsule nearly all the way down to where 33 miners have been trapped for weeks. He says everything will be in place at midnight tomorrow night for the rescue.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pushing a $50 billion plan to upgrade the nation's transportation networks and create jobs. He brought governors and mayors to the White House today to help him make the case. Obama says clogged roads and crumbling infrastructure are costing American lives, eroding productivity and hindering economic growth.
NEW YORK (AP) — He says he doesn't discriminate against gays, but New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino also says he thinks young kids shouldn't be exposed to gay culture, especially at gay pride parades. He tells NBC that people at those parades engage in "terrible" public displays. One day after saying children shouldn't be "brainwashed" into thinking homosexuality is "acceptable," Paladino says he would actively recruit gays to his administration.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Coast Guard aircraft and boats are searching for six men who failed to return from a recreational fishing trip off Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Coast Guard says it received a call from the wife of one of men last night. Two rescue helicopter crews, a C-130 aircraft and three Coast Guard boats are searching.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — NATO says it will investigate whether a grenade thrown by American military forces killed a British aid worker during a rescue attempt in Afghanistan last week. Linda Norgrove was killed Friday in the raid by U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan. She and three colleagues were kidnapped two weeks earlier. NATO initially said Norgrove died when captors detonated a bomb as NATO forces attempted to free her.Tags: