MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor’s well-known line about Lake Wobegon where “all the children are above average” rings true in Minnesota’s overall performance on… More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — ACT scores show a higher percentage of Iowa’s 2013 high school graduates demonstrated readiness for college-level coursework than 2012… More »
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Police say Indonesia’s anti-terror squad has arrested eight more suspected militants accused of involvement in a plot to attack Myanmar’s embassy.
Jakarta police spokesman Lt. Col. Rikwanto says Khoirul Ikhwan was arrested late Tuesday
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition groups claim over 100 killed near capital in alleged toxic gas attack.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A spokesman for Afghanistan’s attorney general says the senior judicial official has not been fired by the president for meeting Taliban officials in Dubai.
Basir Azizi on Wednesday denied reports that Attorney General Mohammed
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The mayor of a Jersey shore town is selling his waterfront home because he says he can’t afford the property taxes.
Egg Harbor Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough has lived in the township’s
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal has raised 1 billion euros ($1.34 billion) in short-term debt amid signs the country’s deep recession has bottomed out.
The government debt agency said Wednesday it sold 700 million euros in 12-month Treasury
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Police in the Michigan city of Battle Creek have advised a woman that she shouldn’t expect to see a monkey, or her money.
The Battle Creek Enquirer reports (http://bcene.ws/182UzkB ) a 25-year-old woman
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A passenger bus plunged into a deep ravine Wednesday while traveling downhill near a Malaysian highland resort, killing 33 people, an official said.
Sixteen people survived the accident, which occurred on a winding
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers are seeking to forge a joint response to the crisis in Egypt to push for an end to the violence and a return to negotiations, with discussions expected on proposals to