US consumer confidence rises in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans’ confidence in the economy inched closer to a 5 ½-year high on growing optimism that hiring and wages could pick…

Brazil building collapses, kills 6

SAO PAULO (AP) — A commercial building in Brazil’s biggest city collapsed Tuesday, killing at least six people, authorities said. Another 11…

Ambulance crash

Ambulance struck head-on

An ambulance with emergency lights and sirens activated was struck head-on early Tuesday by a car that went into the on-coming lane to pass …