SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When traffic flows across the new stretch of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the first time next week, it will do so nearly a quarter-century after a deadly earthquake during the 1989 World
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Apple pickers are descending on New England’s orchards for the early varieties as growers around the region predict a strong rebound from a dismal 2012.
Weather conditions have been favorable to apple production this
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Interior Ministry says gunmen have killed a police officer in the country’s restive Sinai peninsula.
In a statement Saturday, the ministry said the riot police officer was shot in the chest Friday while on
MIAMI (AP) — Baseball. It’s the national pastime of Cuba and has long united exiles and those still on the island. It also has divided them.
Over the years, dozens of top players have defected to the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors and three separate legal defense teams will gather for the resumption of a hearing to determine whether three Naval Academy midshipmen will be court-martialed over sexual assault allegations.
The hearing resumes Saturday in the
The United States is considering launching a punitive strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, blamed by the U.S. and the Syrian opposition for an Aug. 21 alleged chemical weapons attack in a rebel-held suburb of
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday tapped a veteran diplomat as the Vatican’s No. 2 to replace the Holy See’s secretary of state, who in recent years increasingly became a divisive figure in the church’s hierarchy.
NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian juvenile court on Saturday handed down the first conviction in the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a moving New Delhi bus, convicting a teenager of rape and murder and
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian Airlines’ chief executive officer says that the company has made a record profit he partly credited to Boeing’s problematic 787 planes.
Tewolde Gebremariam said this week the company’s operating profit between July
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is urging President Barack Obama not to rush into any decision on striking Syria, but to consider whether strikes would help end the violence and be worth the likely civilian casualties.