California vies for new space industry

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California is racing other states to woo new private companies planning to take people on trips to space. State legisla…

Police seize weapons after Obama visit

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania police say they seized ammunition and weapons at a home about 10 miles away from where President Barack Ob…

Egypt reopens border crossing with Gaza

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian official says the country’s border crossing with Gaza, which was closed after a deadly attack on policeme…

South Africa: Mandela unstable at times

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former South African leader Nelson Mandela remains in critical but stable condition in hospital, though “medical interve…