MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Tens thousands of Filipinos have gathered in protest at a Manila park to call for the scrapping of a corruption-tainted development fund that allows lawmakers to allocate government money for projects in their districts.
Today is Monday, Aug. 26, the 238th day of 2013. There are 127 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing American women’s right to
It’s a new year for Kansas State, and this new year is bringing a lot more Wildcat pride to the Little Apple.
A list of winners at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, which aired live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Video of the year: Justin Timberlake, “Mirrors”
Best female video: Taylor Swift, “I Knew You Were Trouble.”
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets mostly rose Monday after expectations for an imminent phaseout of the Federal Reserve’s monetary stimulus program began to fade.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.8 percent to 22,041.82. South Korea’s Kospi advanced
IMPERIAL, Neb. (AP) — A man who abducted his estranged wife from the Lincoln hair salon where she works killed himself, authorities said Sunday, hours after the wife emerged from a field in the area where the two
VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) — Heavy rains and strong winds from a newly former tropical storm off Mexico’s Gulf coast are causing power failures and street flooding in the colonial city of Veracruz.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center says
NEW YORK (AP) — Muriel “Mickie” Siebert, the first woman to become a member of the New York Stock Exchange, has died of complications of cancer at age 80.
Siebert died Saturday of complications from cancer at Memorial
NEW YORK (AP) — The first woman to become a member of the New York Stock Exchange, Muriel “Mickie” Siebert has died at age 80.
Siebert died Saturday of complications from cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in
OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) — An Oberlin College student acknowledged posting anti-Islam fliers and racist cards around the campus of the historically liberal Ohio university earlier this year, saying he meant them as a “joke” to provoke a reaction,
LAS VEGAS (AP) — For decades, the vulnerable U.S. desert tortoise has led a sheltered existence.
Developers have taken pains to keep the animal safe. It’s been protected from meddlesome hikers by the threat of prison time. And
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s unit that runs Web servers for other companies had problems Sunday that coincided with outages or slowdowns on several popular websites.
AirBnB says its site was one of those affected. Other services that
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria will allow U.N. experts already in that country to begin an investigation Monday into last week’s suspected chemical attack on rebel-held areas in the capital’s eastern suburbs.
A senior White House official is
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Federal officials say a Delta Air Lines flight has made an unplanned stop in Montgomery, Ala., because the crew said they smelled smoke in the cockpit area.
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says
A bank in Kansas is getting more aggressive in its efforts to keep customers’ money safe.
Adam Scott wins The Barclays at 11 strokes under par
Greg Holland strikes out Ian Desmond to end the game and snap the Royals 7-game losing streak