BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s president says she’s reopening the country’s debt swap, offering new bonds to be paid in dollars in Buenos Aires to anyone still holding defaulted debt a decade after the country’s world-record, $100
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City authorities say a suspect has confirmed that a dozen young people kidnapped three months ago from a bar in the capital were killed in revenge for the slaying of a drug dealer.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio Gov. and U.S. Rep. John J. Gilligan, a liberal Democrat whose creation of the state income tax was his most lasting accomplishment and also the undoing of his political career, died Monday.
Today is Monday, September 2, the 245th day of 2013. There are 120 days left in the year.
Highlights in history on this date:
1666 – Great Fire of London burns for five days, nearly destroying the city,
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president named a new foreign minister Monday night following an embarrassing diplomatic maneuver involving neighboring Bolivia.
The resignation of Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota was announced in a terse, two-paragraph statement from the
Tampa Bay’s Wil Myers went 0-for-4 in his return to Kauffman Stadium, while Billy Butler homered and drove in three runs to help lead the Royals to victory.
BRAITHWAITE, La. (AP) — Isaac barely had hurricane-strength winds when it blew ashore southwest of New Orleans a year ago, but its effects are still apparent in coastal areas where it flooded thousands of homes.
After landfall on
TUOLUMNE CITY, California (AP) — A raging wildfire in Yosemite National Park rained ash on the reservoir that is the chief source of San Francisco’s famously pure drinking water, and utility officials Monday scrambled to send more water
DETROIT (AP) — A chief architect of “the Motown sound” is paying tribute to another pioneer responsible for developing the charm, grace and style of the legendary Detroit label’s roster of artists.
Singer and songwriter Smokey Robinson returned
GLEN HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Police aided by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter were searching northern Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on Monday for a suburban Detroit man wanted on a domestic violence charge and his three
LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS News says longtime foreign correspondent Bruce Dunning has died.
CBS said in a release that the retired newsman died Monday at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City from injuries suffered in a
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The federal government says it will give an estimated $110 million in mineral leasing and royalty payments next fiscal year to states that saw the money withheld under 2013 budget cuts.
Monday’s decision by
A 24-year-old Kansas man has been bound over for trial in the February killing of his ex-girlfriend, who was found stabbed to death in her burning home.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Starbucks announced plans Monday to open its first cafe in Colombia, where the popular Juan Valdez chain has a very firm foothold.
The Seattle-based chain said the Bogota store will open in the first
A new program has come to Kansas, aiming to keep high school students in school until graduation, and helping them prepare for a future career or further education.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A rare snowfall in Chile’s Atacama desert has delighted visitors to one of the world’s driest areas.
Residents of San Pedro de Atacama say the weekend snow was the heaviest in three decades for
NEW YORK (AP) — Despite three new releases, the period drama “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” and the road trip comedy “We’re the Millers” stayed atop the box office.
“The Butler,” which stars Forest Whitaker as a long-serving White