Argentina has put cameras in commuter train cabins that captured drivers reading books, talking on cellphones and even sleeping when they should have been focused on the rails.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning patients with diabetes about a recall of up to 62 million glucose test strips… More »
Jason Perez was bound over for trial Wednesday after a preliminary hearing in Sedgwick County Court.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a rule setting a cap on the fees that banks can charge merchants for handling debit card purchases. He said the Federal Reserve didn’t have the authority to set
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Staples, Inc. is practically giving stuff away under a new contract with New York state, charging just a penny for hundreds of items ranging from batteries and pens to surge protectors, staplers and even
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is ending mixed after wavering in response to the Federal Reserve’s latest assessment of the U.S. economy.
July was still the best month for the market since January.
The Dow Jones
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama honored the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team Wednesday, calling its players incredible athletes, outstanding women, and role models on and off the court.
Obama welcomed the Huskies at a White House
ATLANTA (AP) — A new device from Google makes it easy to stream video from several popular services to a high-definition TV. Chromecast is tiny enough to dangle from a keychain when not in use, but it packs
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts will travel to Syria as soon as possible to investigate three alleged incidents of chemical weapons, the United Nations announced Wednesday.
U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky said the green light for the investigation
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan legislative committee on Wednesday voted to make at least 320,000 low-income adults eligible for Medicaid health insurance in… More »
A Greek court has convicted nine officers and shipping company officials of negligence in the sinking of a cruise ship off the resort island of Santorini more than six years ago.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona medical marijuana regulators are easing rules imposing a deadline for would-be operators of dispensaries to apply for annual renewals of… More »
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s president has announced a $4 billion program to improve transport, sewage and public housing in Sao Paulo, the nation’s biggest city.
That comes in the wake of nationwide protests that saw angered demonstrators
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
The Tampa (Fla.) Tribune on truth riles up Venezuela
Facing the Senate Foreign Relations Committee a few days ago, Samantha Power, President Barack Obama’s
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nearly 400 people across the country have been sickened by cyclospora, a lengthy intestinal illness usually contracted by eating contaminated… More »