Today in History

Today is Monday, Aug. 5, the 217th day of 2013. There are 148 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 5, 1953, Operat…

China, Russia halt some NZ dairy imports

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — China and Russia have halted imports of some New Zealand dairy products in response to a botulism scare, acco…