BEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese army says a rocket has slammed into a valley near the Lebanese capital in an attack that raises fears that violence related to the civil war in neighboring Syria could be spreading from
The latest snapshot of the Kansas winter wheat harvest says while farmers are waiting for fields to dry in south-central Kansas, harvest activity is moving slowly in central sections.
U.S. stocks rose in morning trading on Friday as traders regrouped following the biggest drop of the year.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 50 points, or 0.3 percent, to 14,809 after the first half-hour of trading
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Netherlands’ justice minister has proposed putting a personal computer in every prison cell in the country, in one of the more unusual measures under consideration by the Dutch government to reduce the national deficit.
BEAUFORT, N.C. (AP) — Blackbeard’s ship has surrendered more of its historical treasures.
The Daily News of Jacksonville reports (http://bit.ly/16ly23N) that two cannon have been raised from the wreck of the Queen Anne’s Revenge off the North Carolina
BAGHDAD (AP) — Many Iraqis stayed home for delayed elections in two restive Sunni-dominated provinces, with half of the eligible voters participating in one and even fewer casting ballots in the other, election officials said Friday.
ROME (AP) — A friend of “Sopranos” star James Gandolfini says an autopsy confirmed that the actor died of a heart attack.
Friend Michael Kobold said Friday that there was no evidence of foul play or substance abuse.
JOSHIMATH, India (AP) — A top official in a northern Indian state hit by heavy monsoon rains says more than 500 people died in the flooding and landslides.
Uttrakhand’s Chief Minister Vijay Bahguna says 556 bodies have been
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors in opening statements may say that George Zimmerman profiled Trayvon Martin but they may not say the Miami teen was racially profiled by the neighborhood watch volunteer.
Judge Debra Nelson made that ruling
It’s the kind of electronic junk that piles up in basements and garages — an old computer motherboard with wires sticking out.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Air pollution in Singapore soared to record heights for a third consecutive day, as Indonesia dispatched planes and helicopters Friday to battle raging fires blamed for hazardous levels of smoky haze in three countries.
PHOENIX (AP) — President Barack Obama has championed two sweeping policy changes that could transform how people live in the United States: affordable health… More »
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — An Icelandic business executive said Friday that a private plane is on standby to transport National Security Agency secrets leaker Edward Snowden from Hong Kong to Iceland.
Olafur Vignir Sigurvinsson said he has not
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Calgary’s mayor warned Friday that the worst of the flooding is yet to come after a significant portion of his city’s population spent the night pulling back to higher ground. Officials have estimated that
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Michael McKinley says that a DEA agent has died in a robbery attempt in Colombia.
McKinley said in a Friday interview with local Radio Caracol that the anti-drug agent had left a