Today in History

Today is Sunday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2013. There are 86 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 6, 1927, the era o…

Agreement ends shelling of Syrian village

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s government has raised the price of gasoline and transportation in its latest wartime austerity move, a step l…

Arab world searches for democratic future

CAIRO (AP) — “For too long, many nations, including my own, tolerated, even excused, oppression in the Middle East in the name of stability……