Croatia celebrates its EU membership

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Fireworks are ready and foreign leaders are arriving as Croatia prepares to celebrate its entry into the European Uni…

Kerry says progress made in peace talks

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in the West Bank to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for the third …

Ecuador flower growers in Snowden shock

PIFO, Ecuador (AP) — Gino Descalzi used to fret about things like aphids, mildew and the high cost of shipping millions of roses a year from…

BC-WEA–Global Weather-Fahrenheit, WEA

NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous …

Recovery effort planned for Mt. Hood body

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Recovery teams will begin to make their way through difficult terrain today to reach a body spotted on Oregon’s Mount …

Move over Messi, here come the robots

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — With the score tied 1-1, it’s gone to a penalty shootout in a tense soccer match between teams from Israel and…

Petrocaribe summit in Nicaragua ends

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Heads of state of Petrocaribe nations have ended a summit in Nicaragua with agreements to promote a regional econo…

Today in History

Today is Sunday, June 30, the 181st day of 2013. There are 184 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 30, 1953, the fi…