Today in History

Today is Thursday, Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2013. There are 145 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 8, 1963, Brit…

UN proposes actions to aid needy Syrians

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief is proposing wide-ranging actions to protect civilians caught in Syria’s conflict, deliver…