Today in History

Today is Sunday, Sept. 8, the 251st day of 2013. There are 114 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On September 8, 1943, du…

Tokyo celebrates win to host 2020 Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Cheers and shouts of “Banzai!!” echoed across Tokyo just after sunrise as thousands of people started celebrating the city’s su…

Vatican: 100,000 attend Syria peace vigil

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says “violence and war are never the way to peace!” He spoke to tens of thousands of people who answered hi…