Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 4, the 247th day of 2013. There are 118 days left in the year. Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins at sunset…

Evacuation orders lifted at Yosemite fire

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California (AP) — Evacuation orders and advisories were lifted Tuesday for several Sierra Nevada communities once th…

UN chief: Somalia could still fail

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, warning that Somalia could slide back into being a failed state, called Tuesday on coun…