HONG KONG (AP) — Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers were expected to take to the streets in protest Monday, demanding their widely disliked Beijing-backed leader resign and pressing for promised democratic reforms so they can choose their
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil fell toward $96 a barrel Monday as weak Chinese manufacturing raised the prospect of subdued demand.
Benchmark crude for August delivery was down 12 cents at $96.44 a barrel at midday
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — An American doctor has arrived in Vietnam carrying an unlikely piece of luggage: the bones of an arm he amputated in 1966.
Dr. Sam Axelrad flew into the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on Saturday from
NEW YORK (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference’s plan to expand, revealed in 2010 and modified along the way, has come to fruition.
Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Notre Dame became members of the ACC at 12:01 ET Monday, giving
HONG KONG (AP) — Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers are expected to take to the streets in a protest demanding their widely disliked Beijing-backed leader resign.
Tensions between Hong Kong and the mainland are rising 16 years
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says personal information was stolen from its presidential website in a cyberattack last week that coincided with a shutdown of North Korean websites.
Yonhap news agency reported Monday that about 100,000
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s diplomatic portfolio switched from Mideast diplomacy to North Korea and the Syrian crisis when he landed Monday in Brunei for a Southeast Asia security conference.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis set a franchise record by hitting his 31st home run before the All-Star break, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding New York Yankees 4-2 Sunday night for a three-game sweep.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Monday after China’s manufacturing weakened in June amid a credit crunch.
China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.7 percent to 1,965.25 while Seoul’s Kospi lost 0.1 percent to 1,862.21. Taipei’s Taiex declined
NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Ford and Timothy Egan, winners of literary medals presented by the American Library Association, both credit libraries for making their work possible.
Ford and Egan are this year’s recipients of the Andrew Carnegie
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is refusing to step down despite massive protests and his supporters are vowing to prevent his ouster.
Hundreds of thousands of anti-Morsi protesters thronged the streets of Cairo and cities around
The lights are still off for over 600 Westar Energy customers living in Sedgwick County.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil won a heated matchup of past and present soccer powers, boosting its confidence as it prepares to host next year’s World Cup.
Fred scored two goals, Neymar added another and Brazil defeated
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A small plane has crashed into the ocean in Ocean City, and the resort town’s mayor says the pilot is presumed dead.
Mayor Rick Meehan tells The Associated Press that the plane went
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-hitter Russell Martin singled home the winning run in the 14th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates earned their ninth straight victory, defeating the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 Sunday.
The Pirates extended their longest winning streak since