ST. HILARION, Gaza Strip (AP) — The ruins of this ancient complex sit on dunes by the sea, a world away from Gaza City’s noise and bustle. Up in the sky, birds compete for space with children’s kites
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai’s labor union said 46,000 workers will stage a four-hour strike over two days this week as the union increases pressure on the automaker for higher wages and benefits.
Union spokesman Kwon Oh-il
WASHINGTON (AP) — Where you live can affect your chances of getting a liver transplant, and your risk of dying while waiting. The nation’s transplant network says it’s time to make the system fairer — and it may
PIERCE, Neb. (AP) — Seventeen years have passed since Ray Lambrecht closed his Chevrolet dealership, a small-town operation in northeast Nebraska with a big and valuable secret.
For decades, the owner of the Lambrecht Chevrolet Co. in Pierce
CLEVELAND (AP) — State lawmakers are hitting the road to explore possible changes to Ohio’s health care system.
The Senate’s Medicaid subcommittee heads to… More »
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials are highlighting a new state law requiring schools to train teachers and staff on youth suicide prevention.
The… More »
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s military-backed rulers are pressing on in their crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood with the arrest early Tuesday of the group’s spiritual leader who had been in hiding near the huge sit-in in support of
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Negotiations between Penn State and young men who claim they were abused by Jerry Sandusky are starting to bear fruit,… More »
BEIJING (AP) — China’s product safety agency has told New Zealand suppliers of a milk product to perform additional quality tests following a new contamination problem.
The agency said Tuesday it has impounded 390 kilograms (860 pounds) of
NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with negotiations to bring Jennifer Lopez back as an “American Idol” judge says her return will be announced this week.
The person said Monday that a deal is close to being
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil fell again Tuesday, slipping below $107 a barrel, as traders wait for the U.S. central bank to signal when it will start scaling back its monetary stimulus.
Benchmark oil for October
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks slid Tuesday as investors, particularly those investing in up-and-coming markets, braced for the possible phaseout of a U.S. central bank stimulus program that has boosted stock prices worldwide.
Stock benchmarks and currencies in
TOKYO (AP) — The operator of Japan’s tsunami-crippled nuclear power plant says about 300 tons of highly radioactive water have leaked from a storage tank there.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Tuesday that the contaminated water leaked from
SYDNEY (AP) — A boat carrying around 100 asylum seekers sank in the Indian Ocean on Tuesday, and Australian officials were hurrying to rescue passengers from the water.
The boat sank about 220 kilometers (140 miles) north of
NEW YORK (AP) — TiVo Inc. announced a new line of digital video recorders Tuesday to give television viewers more control over what they watch on traditional channels and over the Internet.
The fifth-generation DVRs from the company
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court has indicted former Pakistani president and army chief, Pervez Musharraf, in the 2007 assassination of a former prime minister.
Afsha Adil, a member of Musharraf’s legal team, said Musharraf pleaded not
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Officials say former Pakistani army chief Musharraf charged in 2007 Bhutto assassination.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With college costs continuing to rise, more students are receiving federal financial aid, though state and institutional aid remains largely flat
Data released Tuesday by the National Center for Education Statistics, a branch of the
WASHINGTON (AP) — As college tuition continues to rise, more students are receiving federal financial help, but state and institutional aid remains largely unchanged.
A study by the National Center for Education Statistics finds that 7 of 10
Today is Tuesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2013. There are 133 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlights in History:
On August 20, 1968, the Soviet Union and other Warsaw Pact nations began invading Czechoslovakia to