CHICAGO — Signs of a rebound in U.S. beef supplies are taking shape with the changing color of the pastures on Glen Cope’s 2,000-acre ranch in Aurora, Missouri.
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WASHINGTON — The Islamic State militant group claimed Tuesday to have beheaded an American photojournalist in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.
They’ve lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard — and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.
NEW YORK — A summer swoon for the stock market appears to be over for now.
Ferguson pledges outreach efforts after shooting
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rockets and Israel responding with airstrikes across the Gaza Strip. At least three Palestinians were killed.
US to change how travelers can protest placement on government’s no-fly list
Sakari Momoi, an 111-year-old Japanese retired educator, on Wednesday was recognized as the world’s oldest living man by Guinness World Records. Momoi was born on Feb. 5, 1903, in Fukushima.
Thirteen states paid for 11th-grade students in all public high schools to take the ACT college admission test this year, with several more planning to join them in 2015.
ANGLETON, Texas — A drunk driver did not deserve “execution” by a Texas father accused of taking the law into his own hands in a fit of rage over the killing of his two sons in a wreck, a prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.
A free supply of nicotine replacement medication and a handful of automated phone calls made smokers who wanted to quit much more likely to succeed, according to results of a clinical trial published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
SALT LAKE CITY — Low water is not always a bad thing for boaters. At least boaters with a taste for the history of the lakes they sail.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Iceland’s Civil Protection Agency has registered hundreds of earthquakes since midnight Monday at the site of one of its biggest volcanoes as the island braces itself for a possible eruption.
LAGOS, Nigeria — The worst-ever Ebola outbreak is straining the finances of affected governments, with Sierra Leone using Treasury Bills to fund the fight against the virus as mining companies halt operations to protect workers.
BOSTON — The official start of the most active part of the Atlantic hurricane arrives Wednesday with more of a whimper than a bang.