Turkey redefines armed forces’ duties

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s parliament has amended an armed forces regulation which once-powerful military leaders have held up in the pa…

South Africa: Mandela remains critical

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela remains in a South African hospital, where he is in critical but stable condition. Mandela’s wife, Graca …

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Saturday, July 13, 2013. Wet weather will continue in parts of the East on Saturday as a frontal boundary s…

BC-WEA–Global Weather-Fahrenheit, WEA

NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous …

Quotations of the day

“There will be a lawsuit. I promise you.” — Sen. Royce West, a Dallas Democrat, after the Republican-led Texas Senate passed sweeping new ab…