Artists celebrate Mandela with paintings

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — With giant portraits of Nelson Mandela and colorful posters, South African artists are celebrating the 95th birthday Thu…

Spanish banks’ bad loan burden rises

MADRID (AP) — The level of bad loans on Spanish banks’ books has climbed to 11.2 percent in May from 10.9 percent the previous month in the …

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Thursday, July 18, 2013. A high pressure system will remain in charge of the weather pattern in the eastern…