LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — The family of an American tour operator and Christian missionary who has been detained in North Korea for the past nine months is renewing calls for his release as concerns about his health mount.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will cease paying a $147 million annual settlement to Brazil that is part of a long-running trade dispute over cotton subsidies, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday.
The United States agreed to
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A railroad company whose runaway oil train caused a fire and explosion that killed 47 people in a small town in Canada filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday.
Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway Ltd.
Weather Underground midday recap for Wednesday, August 07, 2013. Areas of active weather streamed through the Plains and into the Southeast Wednesday. This active weather was in the form of scattered showers and strong thunderstorms that produced heavy
New research suggests a possible way to help prevent Alzheimer’s disease, by keeping blood sugar at a healthy level. A study found that higher glucose levels, even those well short of diabetes, seemed to raise the risk for
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The allure of capturing the estimated $425 million Powerball jackpot had players in a buying frenzy Wednesday, further confirming a trend that lottery officials say has become the big ticket norm: Fatigued Powerball
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Officials say Iowa City will move its downtown post office because of high rent.
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The allure of capturing the $425 million Powerball jackpot has players in a buying frenzy, further confirming that Powerball… More »
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition say authorities have ordered the arrest of a close adviser to opposition leader Henrique Capriles.
The MUD opposition coalition identified the adviser as Oscar Lopez on Wednesday. The Associated Press telephoned the
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine human rights group says DNA tests have determined the identity of a 109th person who was among those taken as babies from victims of Argentina’s dictatorship.
The group Grandmothers of the