The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, June 30, 2013. The West remains hot, while showers and thunderstorms persist in the East on Sunday.…

Death Valley temps at least tie record

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Forecasters called for more supercharged temperatures Sunday as a heat wave gripped the Southwest, leaving one man dead and…

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…