Syrian rebels capture northern air base

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels captured a major air base in the north of the country on Tuesday after months of fighting, depriving President B…

Aussie dollar spikes despite rate cut

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday despite an upbeat report on U.S. service industries that are the main driver of…

North Iowa Man Arrested in Scott County

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SCOTT COUNTY, IA – A Mason City man is arrested and being held at the Scott County jail, after leading Iowa State Patrol troopers on a high …

Tibetan monk self immolates in Nepal

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Tibetan monk set himself on fire in Nepal’s capital Tuesday in what is believed to be the latest protest against Ch…

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2013. There are 147 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 6, 1945, durin…

Worldwide Travel Advisory

It probably comes as no surprise that there are global travel alerts being issued for these areas of the Middle East and North East Africa.

USPS to Consider Shipping Alcohol

If the postmaster general has his way, USPS vehicles could soon be transporting more than your typical mail. He would like to add alcohol to…