The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Wednesday, April 17, 2013. The major storm of the West will emerge into the Plains on Wednesday with a mess…

Rockets fired at Eilat in southern Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — At least two rockets were fired at Israel’s southern resort city of Eilat from Egypt’s Sinai peninsula on Wednesday, the Is…

How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

The Associated Press-GfK poll on gun control was conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications from April 10-14. It is ba…

Thatcher Funeral: Guest list standouts

LONDON (AP) — More than 2,300 guests have confirmed they will attend the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Among t…

Options narrow for Venezuelan opposition

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — All day, the political heirs of Hugo Chavez filled Venezuela’s airways with a steady drumbeat of attacks on the ma…