CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In his career as a traveling medical technician, the longest David Kwiatkowski (kwiht-KOW’-skee) ever stayed in one place was 13 months at New Hampshire’s Exeter Hospital. He’s now spent just as long in jail,
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A senior manager at New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra resigned Wednesday in the wake of a botulism scare.
Fonterra said Gary Romano had already left the company. In his role as managing director
DONG HAI, Vietnam (AP) — Nguyen Xuan Thiet knew the copper band around the base of the American bomb left over from the Vietnam War could fetch him up to a dollar at the scrap yard. So he
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s defense minister confirms loss of lives in navy submarine explosion; no details given.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The 16-year-old California girl kidnapped by a close family friend suspected of murdering her mother and brother says the man threatened to kill her if she tried to escape and got what he deserved
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the New York Police Department must start a pilot program of body-worn cameras for some precincts.
The program is part of the training and supervision reforms the judge
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Newark Mayor Cory Booker has fended off three experienced opponents to win the Democratic nomination for a special U.S. Senate election.
He’ll face former Bogota (bah-GOH’-tah) mayor Steve Lonegan (LON’-uh-guhn), who won the Republican
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two stars of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” are due back in court.
Teresa and Guiseppe “Joe” Giudice are scheduled to enter a plea before a federal court judge Wednesday afternoon.
PARIS (AP) — The French economy is officially out of recession, according to data released Wednesday that showed gross domestic product had its strongest quarterly growth in two years.
The national statistics agency, Insee, said that France’s gross
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army says it has carried out an air strike and hit rocket-launching equipment in the Gaza Strip. It says no one was killed in the attack.
The army says the airstrike early Wednesday
NEW DELHI (AP) — Eighteen sailors were trapped aboard a submarine that caught fire and sank Wednesday morning after an explosion, an Indian navy official said. He said other sailors were working frantically to save them.
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials: Security forces firing tear gas into a pro-Morsi sit-in in Cairo.
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets drifted Wednesday after U.S. retail sales added to expectations the Federal Reserve will start scaling back its monetary stimulus this year.
The U.S. government said retail sales edged up in July by
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah teenager arrested last year in a Columbine-inspired plot to blow up his high school was eliminated in the race Tuesday for mayor of a small Utah city.
Results released by officials
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A labor group says Samsung Electronics Co. is facing a lawsuit from Brazil’s government seeking damages over poor working conditions at the company’s assembly lines.
Samsung said Wednesday it will cooperate with Brazilian
WASHINGTON (AP) — About half the people who now buy their own health insurance — and potentially would face higher premiums next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law — would qualify for federal tax credits to
ATLANTA (AP) — American couples are not as infertile as it might seem.
Despite a boom in fertility treatments, a new government study shows the percentage of married couples having trouble conceiving has actually dropped slightly.
Today is Wednesday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2013. There are 139 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On August 14, 1945, President Harry S. Truman announced that Japan had surrendered unconditionally, ending World
EDGEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A 64-year-old Seattle transit bus driver shot and wounded by a bus passenger says it’s “good to be alive.”
DeLoy Dupuis (doo-PWEE’) and his wife talked to reporters Tuesday outside their home in Edgewood,
NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian navy submarine with about 18 sailors on board caught fire after an explosion and sank early Wednesday at its home port in Mumbai.
Efforts were being made to ascertain the safety of