By DANICA KIRKAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The Lonely Planet guide started out in 1973 on the kitchen table of Tony and Maureen Wheeler, who turned their adventures traveling on the cheap into a publishing empire- a backpacker Bible that made far-flung places seem easier to access.
BEAN STATION, Tenn. (AP) - Investigators say a second boy has died after being shocked by a suspected faulty cord from a houseboat as they swam in a Tennessee lake.
Grainger County Sheriff Scott Layel said 11-year-old Nathan Lynam died Thursday night at Children
By The Associated Press
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
Los Angeles Times on Syria and the Russia connection:
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is putting a
By KELVIN CHANAssociated Press
HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong's new Beijing-backed leader was sworn in on Sunday amid rising public discontent over widening inequality and lack of full democracy in the semiautonomous southern Chinese financial center.