South Africa: Mandela remains critical

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela remains in a South African hospital, where he is in critical but stable condition. Mandela’s wife, Graca …

Fire damages historic house in Davenport

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Fire has damaged a 148-year-old house in Davenport. Davenport Fire Marshal Mike Hayman tells the Quad-City Times (htt…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Saturday, July 13, 2013. Wet weather will continue in parts of the East on Saturday as a frontal boundary s…

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah; Rep…

BC-WEA–Global Weather-Fahrenheit, WEA

NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous …

Quotations of the day

“There will be a lawsuit. I promise you.” — Sen. Royce West, a Dallas Democrat, after the Republican-led Texas Senate passed sweeping new ab…

Today in History

Today is Saturday, July 13, the 194th day of 2013. There are 171 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 13, 1863, dead…

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