Many people view Labor Day as the end of summer and their last chance to travel, hit the beach and fire up the grill.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When traffic flows across the new stretch of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the first time next week, it will do so nearly a quarter-century after a deadly earthquake during the 1989 World
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Apple pickers are descending on New England’s orchards for the early varieties as growers around the region predict a strong rebound from a dismal 2012.
Weather conditions have been favorable to apple production this
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Interior Ministry says gunmen have killed a police officer in the country’s restive Sinai peninsula.
In a statement Saturday, the ministry said the riot police officer was shot in the chest Friday while on
MIAMI (AP) — Baseball. It’s the national pastime of Cuba and has long united exiles and those still on the island. It also has divided them.
Over the years, dozens of top players have defected to the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors and three separate legal defense teams will gather for the resumption of a hearing to determine whether three Naval Academy midshipmen will be court-martialed over sexual assault allegations.
The hearing resumes Saturday in the
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday tapped a veteran diplomat as the Vatican’s No. 2 to replace the Holy See’s secretary of state, who in recent years increasingly became a divisive figure in the church’s hierarchy.
NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian juvenile court on Saturday handed down the first conviction in the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a moving New Delhi bus, convicting a teenager of rape and murder and
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian Airlines’ chief executive officer says that the company has made a record profit he partly credited to Boeing’s problematic 787 planes.
Tewolde Gebremariam said this week the company’s operating profit between July
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Thousands have gathered for the beatification of a Romanian prince who spent decades traveling around the world helping the sick and the poor and died after being tortured in a Communist prison.
JENIN, West Bank (AP) — The family of a 17-year-old Palestinian shot in a clash with Israeli troops in the West Bank earlier this month says that he has died of his wounds.
Kareem Abu Sabeh was wounded
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A pair of attacks in southern Afghanistan in the past 24 hours killed 18 people as Taliban fighters escalate their activity while U.S.-led foreign forces reduce their presence and hand over primary security responsibility
CAIRO (AP) — A leader of al-Qaida’s Iraqi branch is calling on Egyptians to fight their army and deriding the Muslim Brotherhood for seeking power through democracy.
The official spokesman of the Islamic State of Iraq and the
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan customs agents have seized 250 kilograms (550 pounds) of heroin worth $19 million from a container sent from Pakistan, in what an official says was the largest-ever stock of heroin nabbed
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’ll press for progress on financial regulation at next week’s summit of global economic powers, which comes ahead of Sept. 22 elections in which she’s seeking a third term.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed at least three militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border.
They say two missiles hit a room of an abandoned
BEIJING (AP) — At least 15 people were killed Saturday after liquid ammonia leaked from a refrigeration unit at a cold storage plant in Shanghai, state media and the government said.
The Shanghai government Information Office said the