Minn. cigarette taxes rise on Monday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Cigarettes will be much more costly in Minnesota after Sunday. New tobacco taxes kick in Monday. That includes a $1.6…

Bomb attacks kill 49 people in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Police say a bomb attack on a security convoy in northwest Pakistan has killed at least 11 people. Police officer …

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, June 30, 2013. The West remains hot, while showers and thunderstorms persist in the East on Sunday.…

Death Valley temps at least tie record

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Forecasters called for more supercharged temperatures Sunday as a heat wave gripped the Southwest, leaving one man dead and…

Croatia celebrates its EU membership

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Fireworks are ready and foreign leaders are arriving as Croatia prepares to celebrate its entry into the European Uni…