American boss hostage arrives back to US

MIAMI (AP) — An American executive detained for nearly a week by his company’s Chinese workers in a pay dispute has arrived back home to Flo…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Friday, June 28, 2013. Wet weather will continue for the East on Friday, while rain showers finally end acr…

Weekend heat wave to bake western US

PHOENIX (AP) — Tigers at the Phoenix Zoo are getting frozen fish snacks. Temporary cooling stations are popping up to welcome the homeless a…

Customs and Border Protection officer Steve Delgado looks in at the dismembered dashboard of a Honda Accord after finding more than 14 pounds of methamphetamine hidden behind the radio at the San Ysidro port of entry Thursday, June 27, 2013, in San Diego. The smuggling of the drug at land border crossings has jumped in recent years but especially at San Diego’s San Ysidro port of entry, which accounted for more than 40 percent of seizures in fiscal year 2012. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Meth floods US border crossing

Children walk across the U.S.-Mexico border with crystal methamphetamine strapped to their backs or concealed between notebook pages.