13 killed by lone gunman in Navy Yard rampage

WASHINGTON (AP) — A hospital official says a police officer and two civilians wounded in the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard are expected to survive. The shooting rampage left at least 12 people dead. But the three…

Stocks rise after Summers exits Fed race

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are higher after former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers withdrew from the race to become head of the Federal Reserve. Summers had been expected to move aggressively to rein in the Fed’s huge economic…

Cuba, US discuss direct mail service

HAVANA (AP) — U.S. and Cuban representatives met in Havana on Monday for renewed talks on re-establishing direct mail service, 50 years after it was severed amid Cold War tensions relations. The American delegation was led by Lea…

Caribbean gathering focuses on reparations battle

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Politicians, lawyers and academics are gathering to advance a united effort by more than a dozen Caribbean nations to seek slavery reparations from three European nations. The regional conference in St. Vincent is the…

It’s murder at the museum in ‘The Final Cut’

“The Final Cut” (Putnam), by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison What happens when you mix Catherine Coulter, a best-selling author of FBI procedurals, and J.T. Ellison, an award-winning writer of chilling thrillers involving a female detective battling serial…

Cast revealed for Disney’s new show ‘Aladdin’

NEW YORK (AP) — When he was a kid, James Monroe Iglehart wished to be a Disney character. When he was 17, he wanted to be the Genie in “Aladdin.” Now at 39, he’s getting all his wishes.…
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Lawyer: Snowden still expects visit from father

The Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden is reported as saying that the fugitive National Security Agency leaker is still awaiting a visit from his father and other relatives.…

Election-related clashes close down Guinea market

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Witnesses say clashes between government and opposition supporters have closed down a major market in Guinea’s capital as residents in the West African nation lined up to collect their voter cards for next week’s…

Romanian president urges gold mine law scrapped

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s president has called on the government to withdraw legislation it sent to parliament that could let a planned Canadian-run gold mine go ahead. The mine has been criticized over its use of cyanide…

BC-MO–Late News Advisory, MO

EDITORS: Also moving for Tuesday AMs: HIV CHARGES-MISSOURI ST. LOUIS — Police in southeast Missouri continue to reach out to additional potential victims after a man……