There are always bad guys in comic books — rogues and evil geniuses out for world domination. In DC Comics’ slate of “New 52″ titles there’s about to be nothing but villains as the universe finds itself under
TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government announced Tuesday that it is funding a costly, untested subterranean ice wall in a desperate step to stop leaks of radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant after repeated failures by
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has been opened to traffic after years of delays and cost overruns, carrying its first drivers across the bay late Monday night
BANGKOK (AP) — Oil prices fell further Tuesday as President Barack Obama’s struggle to win support for U.S. military intervention in Syria diminished expectations of an attack.
Benchmark crude for October delivery was down 95 cents to $106.70
BEIJING (AP) — Basketball star Dennis Rodman is heading to North Korea for the second time this year for what he says is a friendly visit to his friend, the communist nation’s leader, Kim Jong Un.
CICERO, Ill. (AP) — Cops in the Chicago area call it a “track,” a stretch of street known for its steady sex trade.
Women in tight, scant clothing stand in high heels on street corners along an industrial
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets advanced Tuesday after the likelihood of an imminent U.S.-led attack against Syria faded and manufacturing rebounded in China and parts of Europe.
President Barack Obama has faced difficulty trying to amass support
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. is buying Nokia Corp.’s devices and services business, and getting access to the company’s patents, for a total of 5.44 billion euros ($7.2 billion) in an effort to expand its share of
Today is Tuesday, Sept. 3, the 246th day of 2013. There are 119 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On September 3, 1943, Allied forces invaded Italy during World War II, the same day Italian
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston passed for 356 yards and four touchdowns in a spectacular debut and No. 11 Florida State dominated Pittsburgh 41-13 on Monday night.
Winston was nearly flawless, completing 25 of 27
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say the Communist Party has fired the head of a body that oversees major state-owned companies and who is being investigated for corruption likely linked to the country’s biggest oil company.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has mounted a spirited defense of same-sex marriage only days out from Australian elections.
Rudd announced in May that he had reconsidered his opposition to same-sex marriage, and he promised
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Southwest Airlines spokeswoman says a jet carrying 124 people struck a bird shortly after departing for Chicago from a North Carolina airport but safely returned without injuries.
Southwest’s Whitney Eichinger told The Associated
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials say a dean at the University of California, San Diego who was about to start a new position as… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — TV network CBS and cable provider Time Warner Cable ended their monthlong programming dispute on Monday and resumed broadcasts to millions of homes in New York, Dallas and Los Angeles.
The agreement ended a