Israel-Turkey relations sink to low

JERUSALEM (AP) — After a brief courtship last spring, relations between Israel and Turkey have fallen to a new low, officials in both countr…

Oil surges past $112 in ricochet trade

BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil rose surged past $112 a barrel Wednesday, as the U.S. edged closer to intervening in Syria’s civil war. U.S.…

US Fort Hood gunman sentenced to death

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist who fatally shot 13 people at Fort Hood decided not to present any evidence during his trial’s…

Air China profit rises on yuan gains

HONG KONG (AP) — State-owned Air China’s half-year profit rose 10 percent as foreign currency gains more than made up for declining passenge…

Argentines sweep world tango competition

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine couples retained their dominance of the world’s top tango dancing competition as the annual festiva…

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 28, the 240th day of 2013. There are 125 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 28, 1963, m…