LYONS, Colo. (AP) — As water recedes and flows east onto the Colorado plains rescuers are shifting their focus from emergency airlifts to trying to find the hundreds of people still unaccounted for after last week’s devastating flooding.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Through a wall at his Rhode Island hotel, Aaron Alexis could hear them — voices harassing him, wanting to harm him. He couldn’t sleep. He believed people were following him, using a microwave machine to
WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Federal Reserve ends a policy meeting Wednesday, many investors expect it to announce a shift in course. What they don’t want are any surprises.
Pretty much everyone expects the Fed to take its
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet has signed off on a minimum wage deal for stonemasons at its last meeting before Sunday’s election — underlining its rejection of a single national standard.
Challenger Peer Steinbrueck advocates a
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Inside the gallery, artworks by Syrian artists were drawing auction bids from collectors. Outside on the street, the artists traded the latest gossip from Syria and checked their smartphones for news from
MOSCOW (AP) — A top Russian diplomat visiting Damascus says Syria has turned over material aimed at showing that a chemical weapons attack last month was carried out by rebels.
The Aug. 21 attack precipitated the current high
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court announced that it will deliver a verdict Sunday against disgraced politician Bo Xilai on charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power in a case set in motion by his wife’s murder
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A multibillion dollar case between two giant pharmaceutical companies grappling over arcane antitrust issues has unexpectedly turned into a gay rights legal imbroglio that raises questions over whether lawyers can bounce potential jurors solely
PARIS (AP) — France’s Senate has voted to ban beauty pageants for children under 16, in an effort to protect children — especially girls — from being sexualized too early.
Anyone who enters a child into such a
A Topeka group that works to eliminate prejudice will now include protecting those in the lesbian, gay and trans-gender community.