YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit-area factory where Rosie the Riveter showed that a woman could do a “man’s work” by building World War II-era bombers, making her an enduring symbol of American female empowerment, will be
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — New Zealand’s prime minister says his country doesn’t spy on journalists, but it’s theoretically possible reporters could get caught in surveillance nets when the U.S. spies on enemy combatants.
Prime Minister John Key
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is set to go along with a bipartisan Senate compromise that would link college students’ interest rates to the financial markets and offer borrowers lower rates this fall.
The Senate bill hews closely
NEW YORK (AP) — There’s extensive evidence that pigs are as smart and sociable as dogs. Yet one species is afforded affection and respect; the other faces mass slaughter en route to becoming bacon, ham and pork chops.
ROME (AP) — Rescuers wielding electric saws cut through the twisted wreckage of an Italian tour bus for survivors of a crash in southern Italy that killed at least 37 people after it crashed into traffic and plunged
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan on Monday named a civilian to head up a defense ministry that is struggling to attract recruits and facing protests over the heat-stroke death of a soldier while he was confined in a
BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of a dozen car bombings hit in and around the Iraqi capital during morning rush hour on Monday, officials said, killing at least 36 people in the latest coordinated attack by insurgents determined
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A contentious election in which Cambodia’s ruling party extended its long-running majority but the opposition made impressive gains could lead to parliamentary paralysis.
Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party claimed 68 of
NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of 0700 GMT:
BEIJING (AP) — China says it has switched on a new pipeline bringing natural gas from Myanmar. It’s a project that has raised concerns in Myanmar’s nascent civil society about whether its giant neighbor’s resource grabs will benefit
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say wave of 8 car bombs across Baghdad kills at least 23.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A decorated Korean War veteran from Massachusetts left North Korea on Monday without fulfilling his mission: to travel the Chosin Reservoir battleground where he was hoping to locate the remains of a friend
BEIJING (AP) — A labor rights group has accused a supplier of Apple Inc. in China of misconduct including withholding employees’ pay and environmental violations.
The report Monday by China Labor Watch said it found violations of the
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A small group of Taiwanese protesters scuffled with police Monday ahead of a legislative debate on Taiwan’s latest trade agreement with China.
The pact, signed between the sides on June 21, allows each to
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil fell to near $104 a barrel Monday, taking a negative cue from a sharp drop in the Nikkei stock index.
West Texas Intermediate, the benchmark for U.S. crude, was down 44
PARIS (AP) — A staggering 40 million euro ($53 million) worth of diamonds and other jewels was stolen Sunday from the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, in one of Europe’s biggest jewelry heists in recent years, police said.