Kerry meets with Palestinian leader

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and plans to return to Jerusalem…

American boss hostage arrives back to US

MIAMI (AP) — An American executive detained for nearly a week by his company’s Chinese workers in a pay dispute has arrived back home to Flo…

Ohio reports 30 human-trafficking cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office says local law enforcement agencies reported 30 human-trafficking cases in the stat…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Friday, June 28, 2013. Wet weather will continue for the East on Friday, while rain showers finally end acr…

Weekend heat wave to bake western US

PHOENIX (AP) — Tigers at the Phoenix Zoo are getting frozen fish snacks. Temporary cooling stations are popping up to welcome the homeless a…

Meth floods US border crossing

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Children walk across the U.S.-Mexico border with crystal methamphetamine strapped to their backs or concealed between noteb…