Greek unemployment rises to 27.9 percent

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Unemployment continues to rise in recession-hit Greece, with the overall rate reaching 27.9 percent in June. Even wors…

More people exercise while they work

WASHINGTON (AP) — Glued to your desk at work? Cross that off the list of excuses for not having the time to exercise. A growing number of pe…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Thursday, September 12, 2013. A cold front will begin to sweep through parts of the northern Midwest and th…

Quotations of the Day

“Has it really been 12 years? Or 12 days? Sometimes it feels the same. Sometimes I reach for the phone so I can call you, and we can talk ab…

EU lawmakers back central bank oversight

BRUSSELS (AP) — European lawmakers are expected to back legislation establishing a new, centralized oversight for Europe’s largest banks Thu…

IMF says Palestinian economy precarious

WASHINGTON (AP) — Palestinians are in a precarious economic position and may struggle to keep financing their budgets over time, the Interna…