Vietnam frees dissident on appeal

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A Vietnamese appeals court overturned a six-year prison sentence against a dissident and halved the jail term of anoth…

Spain’s richest woman dies at age 69

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish company that owns the Zara chain of clothing stores says co-founder Rosalia Mera has died. She was 69 and Spain’s …

Earthquake shakes Mexican capital

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An earthquake shook Mexico’s capital Friday and Mexican authorities has reported a moderate magnitude of 5.3. There are n…