JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The gold paint on the winners’ boards at the Ellis Park tennis stadium in Johannesburg sparkles with names of the greats: Rod Laver, Jimmy Connors, Margaret Court, Billie Jean King and many more. Yet an
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Thomas Bach elected IOC president, succeeding Jacques Rogge.
MONTREAL (AP) — Quebec is proposing a law that would forbid government workers from wearing religious headwear such as hijabs, turbans, and kippas
The separatist Parti Quebecois government said Tuesday the so-called “values charter” will be introduced for
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says the U.S. is facing a crisis in cancer care in a time an aging population, complex new treatments and rising costs.
Scientists know more than ever about how to battle cancer,
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek aid group says suicides have increased by 45 percent during the first four years of Greece’s financial crisis, and warned there are indications of a further “very large rise” in the past
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A wind-whipped, fast-moving wildfire in Northern California’s Shasta County damaged 30 buildings, many of them homes, and threatened another 350 structures, fire officials said Tuesday.
Some residents were given just minutes to evacuate as
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The parents of a disabled 3-year-old girl who died weighing just 11 pounds were charged Tuesday with murder in what authorities are calling the starvation death of the child, who may have also suffered insect
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study predicts the United States could default on its obligations as early as Oct. 18 if Washington fails to agree on legislation to raise the government’s borrowing cap.
The Bipartisan Policy Center analysis
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Six Romanians charged with stealing paintings by Monet, Matisse and Picasso from a Dutch museum will plead guilty in the hopes of getting a reduced sentence, their lawyers said Tuesday.
Lawyer Maria Vasii said
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers advertised fewer jobs in July but hired more workers, a mixed sign that suggests only modest improvement in the job market.
Job openings fell 180,000 in July to 3.7 million, the Labor Department
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco’s official human rights agency is calling on the EU to pay for efforts to integrate illegals, saying that the North African country’s treatment of migrants comes at Europe’s behest.
Morocco is a major
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — At least 89 people have reported getting sick after eating Chobani Greek yogurt manufactured in Twin Falls, the Food and Drug Administration reported.
FDA spokeswoman Tamara Ward told The Times-News (http://bit.ly/17nnX7P) on Monday
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Hollywood actor Harrison Ford interviewed Indonesia’s president on Tuesday about environmental degradation for a TV documentary on climate change.
Ford, known for his starring roles in the “Indiana Jones” and “Star Wars” films, is
Hutchinson police say a man from Illinois died in a shooting and they suspect foul play was involved.
TORONTO (AP) — An exuberant Julia Roberts calls working on her latest film, “August: Osage County,” ”the best acting experience of my life.”
The actress was bubbling with enthusiasm the day after the highly anticipated adaptation of Tracy
At the annual Topeka Public Schoold Foundation breakfast Tuesday morning Denny Payne of BPM Insurance was honored with the Foundation Patron Award.
LONDON (AP) — A painting of Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai is going on display alongside British luminaries at the National Portrait Gallery in London.
The portrait by artist Jonathan Yeo shows the teenager doing her homework. It