Hagel says he will visit China next year

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first Pentagon meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel faces a familiar agenda marked w…

Lengthy federal role in civil rights cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost as soon as George Zimmerman was pronounced “not guilty” in a Florida courtroom, the cry went up. The U.S. governmen…

Hagel says he will visit China next year

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, in his first Pentagon meeting with his Chinese counterpart, faces a familiar agenda ma…

Conn. police: Cable outage not 911-worthy

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police department wants people to know that missing your favorite show isn’t an emergency. Fairfield p…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Sunday, August 18, 2013. Heavy rainfall continued across the Southeast on Sunday. An area of low pressu…