By JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
ONEKAMA, Mich. (AP) - For more than a century, easy access to Lake Michigan has made Onekama a popular place for summer visitors and a refuge for boaters fleeing dangerous storms. Now the community itself needs a rescue, from slumping lake levels that
By The Associated Press
TRAGIC IMPETUS: Bangladeshi garment workers hope that a fire Saturday that killed 112 people at a factory that made T-shirts and polo shirts for Wal-Mart and other retailers worldwide will change their working conditions.
EXTREME POVERTY: Workers sometimes earn less than
By BY PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Four female service members filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the Pentagon's ban on women serving in combat, hoping the move will add pressure to drop the policy just as officials are gauging the effect that lifting the prohibition
By AHMED EL-HAJAssociated Press
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Medical officials say a Yemeni man set himself on fire outside the Cabinet building in the capital Sanaa.
The officials say Abdel-Hakim Hamoud Qasim is in critical condition after Tuesday's self-immolation. They spoke on condition of
By By YADANA HTUNAssociated Press
MONYWA, Myanmar (AP) - Security forces cracked down on protesters occupying a copper mine early Thursday, using water cannons and other devices to break up the rally hours before opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was expected to hear their grievances.
By JILL LAWLESSAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Shakespeare's Globe, the open-air London playhouse that helped win modern audiences over to all-weather outdoor theatergoing, is embracing the great indoors.
The Globe on Tuesday unveiled details of a new indoor venue that will sit alongside the
By MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB
CAIRO (AP) - More than 200,000 people thronged Cairo's central Tahrir Square, protesting against Egypt's Islamist president Tuesday in an opposition show of strength, as the standoff over Mohammed Morsi's assertion of near-absolute powers
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
HONG KONG (AP) - Investors looking for new places to park their cash in Hong Kong are driving up prices for parking spaces, sparking fears of a bubble in the Asian financial center.
Prices for parking spots in Hong Kong are nearing historic highs, the side
By ANGELA DELLI SANTIAssociated Press
MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to spend the next year leading efforts to rebuild his home state after Superstorm Sandy - and running for re-election.
Christie announced his intention to seek a second term Monday, after telling
KHQ.COM - Stevens County Firefighters responded to a mobile home fire near Deer Park on Weaver Rd Monday. The home was fully engulfed when crews arrived, and began to spread to another mobile home nearby.