Syrian rebels capture northern air base

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activist groups say rebels have captured a major air base in the north of the country after months of fighting. The Ale…

Aussie dollar spikes despite rate cut

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday despite an upbeat report on U.S. service industries that are the main driver of…

Tibetan monk self immolates in Nepal

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Tibetan monk set himself on fire in Nepal’s capital Tuesday in what is believed to be the latest protest against Ch…

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2013. There are 147 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 6, 1945, durin…