Tuesday night’s approval makes Provo the fourth city selected for the Google Fiber high-speed Internet and television service.
BEIT JALA, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians in this Christian village are hoping the new pope can succeed where others have failed — pressing Israel to drop plans to build a stretch of its West Bank separation barrier
NEW YORK (AP) — Sales for Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” are up by 597 percent a week after the tune became a source of comfort following the explosions at the Boston Marathon.
Nielsen SoundScan said Wednesday the song
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is calling for China to release the wife of imprisoned Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo (lee-OO’ show-BOH’) from house arrest.
Liu Xia made rare appearance Tuesday, leaving the Beijing apartment where she has been
CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says Israeli officials did not share with him their intelligence assessment that Syria has repeatedly used chemical weapons.
Hagel told reporters in Cairo on Wednesday that he was not briefed
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
Boston Herald on politics:
President Barack Obama and his team don’t have to worry about commercial flight delays. Maybe that helped secure the decision
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House now says it’s willing to consider legislation that would give the administration the budget-cutting flexibility to avoid furloughs of air traffic controllers.
Those furloughs could result in widespread air traffic delays.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Sylvia Burwell, President Barack Obama’s nominee to run the White House budget office. The vote was 96-0.
Obama applauded the bipartisan vote. He said as his new director of the Office
Stormont-Vail Hospital held a reception today at 1:00 p.m. to honor the families and their loved ones’ who died and donated their tissues and/or organs.
DALLAS (AP) — The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Texas has been handed over to U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.
Bush and his wife, Laura, attended Wednesday’s ceremony in Dallas the day before the