MANDALAY, Myanmar (AP) — After closing its doors to the West for half a century, Myanmar has reopened, inviting all to come and discover its treasures, ancient palaces of kings long gone, legends and mysteries told in stone.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday indefinitely postponed reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War scheduled to start Wednesday, an apparent setback after weeks of improving ties following springtime threats of war.
JAFFNA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Ethnic Tamil voters in Sri Lanka’s war-ravaged north went to the polls Saturday to form their first functioning provincial government, hoping it is the first step toward wider regional autonomy after decades of
DENVER (AP) — Coloradans watched for more spills in flooded oilfields as crews waited for the waters to recede so they could begin cleanup operations.
Four new spills were discovered Friday, including 2,400 gallons of oil from a
HONOLULU (AP) — On two occasions since last year, state inspectors saw molasses dripping from the same spot where a pipe leaked up to 1,400 tons of the sugary substance into Honolulu Harbor earlier this month and killed
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California couple didn’t report that their 10-year-old daughter had been shot for more than five hours because they thought she was bleeding menstrual blood, police said Friday.
The girl was sleeping in
WASHINGTON (AP) — A little more than 24 hours after an IT contractor gunned down a dozen workers at the Washington Navy Yard, the CEO of the company he worked for sent an email to Navy Secretary Ray
Alcides Escobar walked on four pitches with the bases loaded to give the Kansas City Royals a 2 to 1 win over the Texas Rangers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tough new limits on the amount of heat-trapping emissions new power plants can emit will likely accelerate a shift away from coal-fired power and toward electricity generated with natural gas, wind, and sunshine.
Today is Saturday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2013. There are 101 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Sept. 21, 1912, magician Harry Houdini first publicly performed his so-called Chinese Water Torture Cell
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The most powerful typhoon of the year was sweeping through the Luzon Strait on Saturday, battering island communities and drenching southern Taiwan and the northern Philippines.
Super Typhoon Usagi had maximum sustained winds of
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — U.S. officials said Friday that they had initially refused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro permission to fly over a segment of U.S. airspace on his way to China because his government made the request on
A maintenance problem has forced a major discount airline to ground half of its fleet and tonight dozens of customers in Wichita are frustrated stuck with flight cancellations and delays.
WASHINGTON (AP) — China’s foreign minister pushed Friday for the restart of international talks on North Korea’s nuclear program, saying that Pyongyang is ready to recommit to the goal of denuclearization.
North Korea withdrew from the aid-for-disarmament talks
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A young male bald eagle that was suffering from lead poisoning when he was rescued last May near Longview, Wash.,… More »