BEIJING (AP) — Almost three weeks after China reported finding a new strain of bird flu in humans, experts are still stumped by how people are becoming infected when many appear to have had no recent contact with
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines says it is seeking approval from America’s Federal Aviation Administration and from Boeing to put its grounded Boeing 787s back into service.
Ethiopian Airlines chief executive officer
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Kurds will elect a new parliament and president for their oil-rich, self-ruled region on Sept. 21.
A government statement issued on Thursday says Masoud Barzani, the president of the Kurdish region, approved the
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are heading higher before the government releases is latest snapshot on the job market.
Earnings season continues Tuesday before the opening bell, with quarterly reports from PepsiCo, Verizon, Morgan Stanley and
The twin bombs at the Boston Marathon killed Lu Lingzi, a Boston University student from China; 8-year-old spectator Martin Richard; and 29-year-old spectator Krystle Campbell. But it also injured more than 170 people: runners, couples, spectators, children. Some
GENEVA (AP) — Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev painted a dim picture of the world’s environmental progress on Thursday, two decades after he and a former Swiss lawmaker founded Green Cross International.
Shortly before the Soviet Union’s demise
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A popular Ohio air show has canceled a re-enactment of a World War II atomic bomb attack on Japan after an online petition was posted in protest.
Dayton Air Show executive director Terry Grevious
The price of oil rose to near $88 a barrel Thursday as an unexpected drop in U.S. stockpiles of crude triggered a modest recovery from a sharp sell-off the day before.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has joined forces with a leading Kazakh industrialist and an Israeli entrepreneur to launch a new high-tech venture.
Olmert said on Thursday he will serve as chairman
WEST, Texas (AP) — The pope is using his Twitter account to ask followers to pray for victims of a fatal fertilizer plant explosion in a small Texas town.
In a message posted Thursday morning, Pope Francis said: