COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Years into their attempt to adopt a Cherokee girl, Matt and Melanie Capobianco say they can empathize with any sadness the girl’s biological father might be feeling after being ordered to turn her over
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Cabinet approved Thursday a blueprint for cuts to welfare and public works spending intended to repair the nation’s overstretched finances.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has meanwhile deferred until later this year a decision on
ATLANTA (AP) — First it was bars, restaurants and office buildings. Now the front lines of the “No Smoking” battle have moved outdoors.
City parks, public beaches, college campuses and other outdoor venues across the country are putting
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss food and drinks giant Nestle SA posted a 3.7 percent rise in first-half profits Thursday despite what it described as the challenges of slowing markets around the world and “value-conscious” consumers.
But the world’s
LONDON (AP) — Jewelry, pieces of ships, medieval ice skates, centuries-old skulls — some incredible pieces of London’s history aren’t in museums, but underground.
More often than not, they stay there, but work on a new railway line
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops on Thursday clashed with Muslim militants and disrupted a fresh bombing plot, the military said, after two weeks of bomb attacks across the volatile southern region killed 16 people and wounded about
HONOLULU (AP) — Want to fly like George Jetson or Iron Man?
Thrill-seekers eager to try the next new watersport are rushing to strap on jetpacks that propel people into the air with the help of pumped water.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Millions of Muslims across Asia began celebrating the end of the fasting month of Ramadan on Thursday with solemn sunrise prayers followed by savory high-calorie feasts to mark their holiest holiday, despite concerns over
BEIJING (AP) — A detained Chinese legal activist has delivered a bold message from inside a Beijing jail, urging citizens to unite in pursuing democratic freedoms in a video likely to anger the authorities.
In the video that
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — At least three people in two states have beaten astronomical odds to become the nation’s latest Powerball millionaires.
Sue Dooley, senior drawing manager production coordinator for the Multi-State Lottery Association, said late Wednesday