MALE, Maldives (AP) — The first democratically elected president of the Maldives who was ousted from power last year faces a runoff after falling short of a clear majority in the first round of Indian Ocean archipelago’s presidential
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A crew member has been airlifted from a Carnival cruise ship to a New Orleans hospital after falling and hitting her head on deck.
The Coast Guard said in a news release that one
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in an interview that one leading Democrat vying to replace him is running a “racist” campaign based on “class warfare.”
Bloomberg made the comment about candidate Bill
Health-care occupations remained the highest paying jobs in Kansas, with the highest wage paid to obstetricians and gynecologists at an average of $115.76 an hour.
Former Kansas Budget Director Steve Anderson is going to work for a think tank that advocates tax cuts and lower school funding.
NEW YORK (AP) — The managers of a money market fund whose failing assets raised fears about other such funds during the 2008 financial crisis have agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit by investors.
COLUMBUS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an immigrant suspected of entering the country illegally attempted to make his journey in an unusual but hot place — a shipment of red chile.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working
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 his call for a grassroots cry for peace and filled St. Peter’s
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s prime minister is facing increasing calls for his ouster as striking government employees at oil export terminals cost the North African country more than $5 billion in losses.
A board member of Libya’s
ISTANBUL (AP) — A groan went out in the old city of Istanbul where hundreds of hopeful Turks heard the announcement that Tokyo had been chosen for the 2020 Olympics.
Istanbul’s failure to win the bid Saturday was
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s prime minister faced increasing calls for his ouster on Saturday as strikes by government employees at oil export terminals cost the North African country more than $5 billion in losses.
Bilqasim Shindeer el-Shibany,
MADRID (AP) — Tens of thousands of Spaniards were devastated after Madrid lost its bid to host the 2020 Olympics on Saturday amid fears about the country’s economy and unemployment rate.
It was the third straight time the
BERLIN (AP) — A German newspaper reported Saturday a team of U.N. chemical weapons inspectors could submit initial findings from its tests of samples collected in Syria by the end of next week.
The respected weekly Frankfurter Allgemeine
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Tokyo wins vote to host 2020 Olympics.
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tens of thousands of Tunisians on Saturday called for the resignation of the Islamist-led government in one of the largest opposition protests to date.
The protest, organized by the National Salvation Front coalition of
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The federal government has awarded a $150,000 grant to preserve the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center collections in Hartford.
The center features a National Historic Landmark that was once the home of the “Uncle Tom’s
SELDEN, N.Y. (AP) — Owners of illegal alligators and other reptiles can turn them in with no questions asked at a Long Island, New York, pet store.
The reptile amnesty event is taking place today behind a Petco