Oil rises above $107 per barrel

BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil rose modestly Tuesday as traders waited for more economic news from the U.S. Benchmark crude for September d…

Landslide kills 6 in Nepal mountains

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Authorities say a landslide has swept away part of a village in northeastern Nepal, killing at least six people. Poli…

Kerry defends NSA surveillance programs

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is defending the National Security Agency surveillance program targeting Latin Am…

Q&A on anti-gay legislation in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — The law on “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors” was signed into law by President Vladimir Putin on Jul…