Iowa Gov. appoints interim chief of staff

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has named his legal counsel to serve as interim chief of staff. Branstad says Wednesday that Bre…

Burton will not return to RCR in 2014

WELCOME, N.C. (AP) — Jeff Burton will not return to Richard Childress Racing for the 2014 season. Burton made the announcement Wednesday, en…

Timeline of key events in Syrian uprising

A timeline of some key events in the Syrian uprising: —March 15, 2011 — Activists call for a “Day of Rage” across Syria, inspired by other p…

Steven Tyler sings at tiny Nashville club

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler made a surprise appearance in Nashville and performed two songs before the audience wa…