WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the biggest stumbling blocks to securing a massive free trade agreement between the United States and Europe is a sharp disagreement on genetically modified foods. Much of the corn, soybean, sugar beets and
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the biggest stumbling blocks to securing a massive free trade agreement between the United States and Europe is a… More »
Today is Friday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2013. There are 151 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Aug. 2, 1943, during World War II, U.S. Navy boat PT-109, commanded by Lt. (jg)
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese lawmakers exchanged punches and threw water at each other Friday ahead of an expected vote that would authorize a national referendum on whether to finish building a fourth power plant on this densely
Competitive swimmers will teach more classes for adults in the fall.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairwoman of the Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents plans to step down from the museum and research complex because President Barack Obama is nominating her to lead the National Science Foundation.
The White House
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Two San Francisco Bay Area transit unions are set to go on strike and shut down one of the region’s major train systems if they don’t reach agreement on a new contract.
SWEETWATER, Fla. (AP) — Police in a southwest Florida city say charges are pending against a woman whose autistic 30-year-old son was found living in what a caller identified as “dungeon-like” conditions at her mobile home.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is shuttering its embassies and consulates throughout the Muslim world on Sunday after receiving an unspecified threat, officials said.
State Department officials said Thursday that they were taking action out of an
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy has become the ninth person arrested in connection with mob violence that erupted in a Southern California beach town after a popular surf contest.
The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/14lVj9s
GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — A gay teacher at a Catholic high school in Southern California lost his job after his wedding pictures were published in a local newspaper, according to the teacher’s lawyer.
Ken Bencomo, 45, was fired
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved the nomination of Army Gen. Martin Dempsey for another two-year term as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The Senate voice vote on Thursday came as lawmakers prepared to leave
ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Upton drove in five runs with two homers, Julio Teheran matched his career high with 11 strikeouts, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 11-2 on Thursday night for their seventh straight win.
BOSTON (AP) — Daniel Nava’s long single to center field capped a six-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Boston Red Sox came back to beat the Mariners 8-7 on Thursday night and sweep
CHICAGO (AP) — Dave Pallone, who was part of Chicago history when he umpired the first night game at Wrigley Field, is returning to Chicago to take part in another chapter of American sports history: His inclusion in