TOKYO (AP) - Dozens of demonstrators in Japan are protesting the restarting of a nuclear power plant - the first to go back online since all reactors were shut down for safety checks following the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Ohi nuclear plant's reactor No. 3
BEIJING (AP) - China's manufacturing grew in June by its slowest pace in seven months, a survey released Sunday showed, raising questions about Beijing's efforts to prevent the world's second biggest economy from slowing too quickly.
The European debt
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Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least 13 people and knocking out power to millions of people on a day when temperatures across the region reached triple-digits.
The Mid-Atlantic region had already
PRINCE, W.Va. (AP) - A storm that knocked down trees across several states stranded 232 Amtrak passengers for more than 20 hours at a West Virginia station before they were picked up by buses on Saturday night.
Amtrak spokesman Steve Kulm said all the passengers
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Violent storms have left more than 3 million people without power across the eastern U.S. on a day when temperatures could top 100 degrees in some places.
Winds uprooted trees at the AT&T National golf tournament in Maryland, leading
NEW YORK (AP) - Netflix, Instagram and Pinterest are using Twitter and Facebook to update subscribers after violent storms across the eastern U.S. caused server outages for hours.
Netflix and Pinterest restored service by Saturday afternoon.
By IAN DEITCHAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Yitzhak Shamir was a fighter for the Jews long before Israel's creation, an underground leader who led militias against the Arabs and British.
He made no apologies and no compromises - not as an underground
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama praised the coordinated response to Colorado's wildfires and said trying times bring Americans together.
Obama was in the state Friday for a firsthand look at the damage after he
By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Utility crews untangled downed power lines and tree limbs Sunday, working to get the electricity turned back on for millions of people facing a second day of 100-degree temperatures without modern conveniences like air
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CAIRO (AP) - Islamist Mohammed Morsi became Egypt's first freely elected president on Saturday, launching his four-year term with a potentially dangerous quest to wrest back from the military the full authority of his office