CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Cedar Rapids officials say a huge government buyout program that led to the demolition of 1,700 flood-damaged homes has… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged lower in early trading on Wall Street Friday after the government reported that Americans cut back on spending last month for the first time in almost a year.
Consumer spending fell 0.2
DETROIT (AP) — Relatives of a 33-year-old Michigan woman killed in fighting in Syria say they didn’t even know she was in the Middle East but that she always wanted to be a peacemaker.
Monica Mansfield-Speelman said Friday
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Insurance providers and home repair companies have been inundated after heavy rain flooded streets and basements in Moorhead and Fargo,… More »
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has paid her respects to slain British soldier Lee Rigby by meeting with personnel at the barracks where he served in southeast London.
The meeting with officers and soldiers who worked with
CAIRO (AP) — A bus carrying Mexican tourists overturned Friday in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula before bursting into flame, killing at least six, according to the state news agency MENA.
Head of emergency services for South Sinai governorate Khaled
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A U.N. official says more than 23,500 people have fled fighting in South Sudan’s Jonglei state and sought refuge in neighboring countries of Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia.
Tim Irwin, a spokesman in South
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s highest court on Friday ordered President Robert Mugabe to hold elections by the end of July, chiding the longtime leader for what it said was a “violation of his duties” in not proclaiming
LASHIO, Myanmar (AP) — When a huge mob of Buddhist thugs crawled on the roof of Ma Sandar Soe’s shop, doused it with gasoline and set it ablaze, the Buddhist businesswoman didn’t blame them for burning it to
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — High winds from a powerful thunderstorm have damaged the Burlington airport, knocked down power lines and toppled trees in southeast… More »