JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — One of Indonesia’s most influential Islamic groups is urging the government to cancel the Miss World pageant scheduled for next month, saying the exposure of skin by women in a competition violates Muslim teachings,
Various Artists, “Alabama & Friends” (10 Spot)
Nowadays, long hair and loud guitars are common in country music. That wasn’t always the case. The new album “Alabama & Friends” pays tribute to a pioneering band that proved decades
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell sharply last month as demand for commercial aircraft plummeted and businesses spent less on computers and electrical equipment.
The Commerce Department says orders for durable goods plunged 7.3
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday the Obama administration was studying intelligence on Syria’s purported use of chemical weapons and “will get the facts” before acting.
Speaking with reporters after meeting with his
No one was hurt after an early morning house fire in South Topeka.
BERLIN (AP) — The head of the special German prosecutors’ office that investigates Nazi crimes says a probe of 50 suspected former Auschwitz guards is near complete and may result in charges against many of them.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Relatives of an Ohio couple who died at a nursing home 11 hours apart on the same day say their love story’s ending reflects their devotion over 65 years of marriage.
The Dayton Daily
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods Inc. is recalling some Kroger’s Break ‘N Bake chocolate chip cookie dough packages, because they contain peanuts.
ConAgra says peanut butter cup cookie dough was inadvertently packed into the packages, posing a
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — Libraries across Maine are collecting donations to help rebuild the library destroyed when a runaway train exploded in Canada earlier this summer.
Farmington Public Library Director Melanie Coombs launched the effort because the Maine
TUOLUMNE CITY, California (AP) — A huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park in California was just 7 percent contained Monday, while officials warned that the blaze was so hot that it could send sparks into new, untouched areas.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are under pressure ahead of new data expected to show that businesses eased back on big-ticket purchases last month, as well as a report Friday that revealed a drop-off in new
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ranking Senate Foreign Relations Committee Republican is urging a “surgical” U .S. air strike against Syria in reprisal for Bashar Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons.
Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee tells NBC’s “Today”
CAIRO (AP) — Top leaders of two of Egypt’s former militant groups are offering an initiative to halt bloodshed, in which Islamists will stop street protests if the government stops its crackdown on them.
The initiative announced by
See the stars arrive and some backstage photos from the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.
Wichita police say a 12-year-old boy told them he was driving a car to get his dad and a friend, who were both drunk, something to eat.
BERLIN (AP) — The German government is suggesting for the first time that it would support an international military response against Syria if it is confirmed that President Bashar Assad’s troops attacked opponents with chemical weapons.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Seventy former communist rebels graduated from Nepal’s military academy on Monday and became officers in the national army they once fought.
The 66 men and four women wore Nepal army uniforms and were given