BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama politician whose daughter died in a racist church bombing in 1963 was released from a prison medical facility Thursday after a judge sided with an Obama administration call to free him.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday the Obama administration was consulting with allies to “further develop the facts” about last week’s alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, and options for a response.
Today is Friday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2013. There are 123 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On August 30, 1983, Guion S. Bluford Jr. became the first black American astronaut to travel
Volleyball and football scores
BEIJING (AP) — Environmental regulators have taken the unusual step of blocking China’s two biggest oil producers from expanding their refining capacity after they failed to meet targets for reducing pollution.
The penalties for PetroChina and Sinopec are
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Longtime major league umpire Frank Pulli, who used instant replay to make a call nearly a decade before video reviews were allowed, has died. He was 78.
“He was ahead of his time,”
School officials say the collaborations between them and law enforcement is exactly what they needed to help students possibly exposed to crop dusting chemicals.
It may feel like summer flew by and it likely did!
Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of the summer season and it’s upon us.
The Blue Zones Mason City is adding another place to their list and it’s a local favorite that they say they’re proud to be a part of.
BEIJING (AP) — An influential Hong Kong newspaper reported Friday that China’s top leadership has agreed to start a corruption investigation into Zhou Yongkang, a former security czar and one of the country’s most powerful politicians of the