The price of oil dropped Monday as the likelihood of an imminent U.S. attack against Syria diminished.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III canceled a trip to a Chinese trade fair after Beijing demanded that he first withdraw a legal complaint over disputed territories in the South China Sea, Filipino officials said
The head of the U.N. refugee agency in Syria says 7 million Syrians, or almost one-third of the population, have been displaced by the country’s civil war.
Gov. Sam Brownback is having a barbecue for Kansas legislators after they open their special session, and he’s made sure reporters are invited, too.
CHICAGO (AP) — As America pays tribute to its labor force, significant new trends are emerging in the workplace.
Outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas says an estimated 1 in 3 employees are now contingent workers, such as
BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday urged the U.S. not to take unilateral action against Syria in response to last month’s chemical weapons attack against civilians.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Washington had briefed Beijing over
SOSUA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police stormed the compound with guns drawn, killing a man and declaring they had uncovered a heavily armed European cult suspected of plotting against the government and trafficking in human organs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Naval Academy students are scheduled to testify in a hearing to determine if three of their fellow midshipmen will face a court-martial in a sexual assault case.
The hearing is continuing Monday after a
The United States is considering launching a punitive strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, blamed by the U.S. and the Syrian opposition for an Aug. 21 alleged chemical weapons attack in a rebel-held suburb of
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela has spent a first night at his Johannesburg home since the former South African president left a hospital after nearly three months of treatment there.
There were no official updates Monday on the
Favorable weather is helping crews make advances against a wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park, a wild land blaze that has expanded to become the fourth-largest in modern California history.
A plane carrying 12 people, including team members of a project about famed author J.D. Salinger, landed hard at Telluride airport after its landing gear collapsed, but officials said no one was injured.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Schools and classrooms are spiffed up — maybe.
New textbooks have been ordered — perhaps.
Teachers are energized — hopefully.
What’s certain is that millions of children in the United States are heading to school
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shane Salerno’s phone never stops ringing.
Known until now as a screenwriter for “Armageddon” and “Savages,” working by day on a sequel to “Avatar,” he has taken on a surprising and news-making identity: the
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University is giving its highest alumni award to soul musician Booker T. Jones and former U.S. Secretary of Education Roderick Paige.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Schlanger Abrahamson also will receive IU’s