Senate passes bill to avert shutdown

A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate is ready to approve legislation keeping federal agencies fro…

Exit Sandman: Rivera bids goodbye to Bronx

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera put his head on Andy Pettitte’s right shoulder and sobbed. The end had arrived, at least for his career in th…

Monsoon floods kill 13 in India this week

AHMADABAD, India (AP) — Officials say monsoon flooding has left 13 people dead in the west Indian state of Gujarat where thousands of people…

Spain freezes civil servant wages in 2014

MADRID (AP) — Spain says it will freeze civil servants’ wages again in 2014 in an attempt to cut public debt. The government has been cuttin…