SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Officials from North and South Korea are meeting for the third time this month to discuss how to restart a stalled inter-Korean factory park which was a key symbol of cooperation between the
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets posted modest gains Monday, registering relief that a slowdown in China’s economic growth wasn’t as sharp as feared.
The world’s second-largest economy grew 7.5 percent from a year earlier in the second
LONDON (AP) — The Magna Carta will be on the move in 2015.
The British Library plans to celebrate the 800th birthday of the document that laid the foundations of Britain’s common law and civil liberties by uniting
Today is Monday, July 15, the 196th day of 2013. There are 169 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On July 15, 1913, Augustus Bacon, D-Ga., became the first person elected to the U.S. Senate
BOSTON (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man for having an open container of alcohol while he was parked near Secretary of State John Kerry’s home on Boston’s Beacon Hill.
State Department security officers called in Boston police
BEIJING (AP) — China’s leaders face new pressure to stimulate a slowing economy after growth decelerated for a second consecutive quarter, hurt by weak trade and efforts to cool a credit boom.
The world’s second-largest economy expanded 7.5
WASHINGTON (AP) — A giant rain forest plant known as a corpse flower for its terrible smell is set to bloom at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington.
Garden officials say the titan arum flower could bloom by
UNDATED (AP) — Protests and vigils are being held around the country following the acquittal of the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager.
Participants are decrying a jury’s decision to clear George Zimmerman
Grammy Award winner Kirk Whalum was among those performing Sunday evening.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Greg Merson will not repeat as champion of the World Series of Poker main event.
The 25-year-old Merson was knocked out of the tournament Saturday in Las Vegas.
He finished 167th to collect a
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cirque du Soleil will resume performances of its “Ka” show in Las Vegas on Tuesday night, 17 days after an acrobat fell about 90 feet to her death in its closing scene, the company
Police and fire crews in Youngstown responded to what they initially thought was a motorcycle accident but turned out to be dirt bike that were set on fire.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — At least 18 people were killed in a stadium stampede after spectators rioted to protest a local boxer’s loss in a championship match in eastern Indonesia, police said Monday.
The victims, mostly women, were
Olivia Helmick, 8, of New Middletown launched 500 balloons as part of an effort to help the homeless.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian authorities say an autopsy is expected to be performed on Monday to determine what caused the death of Cory Monteith (mahn-TEETH’).
The actor who played Finn Hudson in the hit TV series
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of people marched peacefully through downtown Philadelphia Sunday to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the February 2012 shooting… More »
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — More than two dozen Mississippi slaughterhouses and poultry meat processing plants have violated sanitation or food safety guidelines over the past decade — and most did both, The Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports.
The newspaper (http://on.thec-l.com/1am77a9)
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Guardian journalist who first reported Edward Snowden’s disclosures of U.S. surveillance programs says the former National Security Agency analyst has “very specific blueprints of how the NSA do what they do.”
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Cooler temperatures and higher humidity have helped firefighters in Wyoming gain the upper hand on a wildfire burning in a remote area southeast of Casper.
The 211-acre fire — burning through pine, grass and
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An expert on rare butterflies says a wildfire burning since July 1 in the mountains northwest of Las Vegas could doom several animal species found nowhere else on Earth.
Biologist Bruce Boyd tells the