IBSHAWAI, Egypt (AP) — Early in Egypt’s wheat harvest this year, President Mohammed Morsi spoke in a televised address, proclaiming the crop would be 30 percent higher than the year before and that the country is on track
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official says six Afghan policemen have been found shot dead at their checkpoint in the country’s south. Two other policemen were missing, raising suspicions they killed their comrades.
District chief Nayamatullah Samim said
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican put a new coin on sale last week to commemorate its historic papal transition. Too bad overseas collectors won’t be able to buy it for months.
The Associated Press has learned that
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Storms that soaked much of Ohio and damaged trees and barns with high winds have left tens of thousands of… More »
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State fire marshals believe lightning may have sparked the fire that killed a western Pennsylvania man early Thursday morning.
A woman… More »
Massive thunderstorms that swept through the Midwest are pushing toward the Mid-Atlantic states. Meteorologists warn that the line of storms could launch a weather event called a derecho, which is a straight-line wind storm spanning at least 240
HAVANA (AP) — Five tries. Five failures.
Australian Chloe McCardel became the latest endurance athlete undone by the warm waters and fierce jellyfish of the Florida Straits, abandoning on Wednesday night her attempt to become the first person
NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died after an accident Wednesday night in a heat race at a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway in Swedesboro, N.J. The 37-year-old Leffler is survived by 5-year-old son Charlie Dean.
Here’s are some
NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died after an accident Wednesday night in a heat race at a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway in Swedesboro, N.J. Here are some driver deaths in major auto racing events:
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has spoken with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh ah-bay) about North Korea’s nuclear program and a territorial dispute with China.
The two leaders agreed in a phone
NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN’s announcement Wednesday that it will shut down its 3-D channel by the end of the year is the latest sign the format won’t revolutionize entertainment as the industry once hoped.
Troubling signs for
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lenders stepped up action last month against homeowners who had fallen behind on their mortgage payments, taking possession of more homes and initiating the foreclosure countdown clock on many others.
Completed foreclosures jumped 11
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — After 13 years of waiting, medical marijuana patients in Nevada will soon have a legal way to obtain the drug without growing it themselves.
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval signed SB374 into law Wednesday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rural America is losing population for the first time ever, largely because of waning interest among baby boomers in moving to far-flung locations for retirement and recreation, according to new census estimates.
Long weighed down
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — A silver certificate worth $1,000 when it was printed in 1891 has sold at auction in Southern California for $2.6 million.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries of Irvine says the certificate is one of only two
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say two motorcycle officers assisting with President Barack Obama’s motorcade have been injured in an accident in Florida.
Miami Police Department spokeswoman Kenia Reyes says one officer was treated at a hospital and released.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New foreclosure data show that lenders took possession of more homes in May than in the previous month and initiated the foreclosure countdown clock on many others.
The monthly pick up in bank-owned homes
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, America’s racial and ethnic minorities now make up about half of the under-5 age group, the government said Thursday. It’s a historic shift that shows how young people are at the
NEW YORK (AP) — There’s little wonder why George Orwell’s novel “1984″ is seeing a resurgence in sales.
More than half of Americans polled in a survey released Thursday said they agreed with the statement “We are really
Today is Thursday, June 13, the 164th day of 2013. There are 201 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On June 13, 1983, the U.S. space probe Pioneer 10, launched in 1972, became the first