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Stock Market Sees Worst 1-Day Drop In Months

Stock Market Sees Worst 1-Day Drop In Months

07.31.2014
NEW YORK (AP) — For investors, there were few havens on Thursday. The stock market had its worst one-day drop since February,...
UN, U.S. Announce Gaza Ceasefire Deal

UN, U.S. Announce Gaza Ceasefire Deal

07.31.2014
NEW DELHI (AP) — Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still working the phones, trying to come up with...
Vitaminwater Responds To Fan Backlash

Vitaminwater Responds To Fan Backlash

07.31.2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola is reversing course after fans of Vitaminwater complained about the drink's new sweetener. The...
Deadly Gas Explosions Rock Taiwan, Killing Dozens

Deadly Gas Explosions Rock Taiwan, Killing Dozens

07.31.2014
KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — At least 24 people were killed and 271 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's...
SeaWorld And Southwest Airlines To End Partnership

SeaWorld And Southwest Airlines To End Partnership

By MIKE SCHNEIDER  07.31.2014
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld Entertainment are ending their 25-year-old marketing partnership, officials with...
New Coal Dust Rules Go Into Effect

New Coal Dust Rules Go Into Effect

By JONATHAN MATTISE and FREDERIC J. FROMMER  07.31.2014
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Obama administration's push to reduce black lung disease by limiting coal dust in mines will begin to take...
Eric Cantor Steps Down As House Majority Leader

Eric Cantor Steps Down As House Majority Leader

By ALAN FRAM  07.31.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Eric Cantor used his farewell as House majority leader Thursday to lament what he calls a diminished U.S. role...
Firefighters Keep Yosemite Wildfire Far From Sequoias

Firefighters Keep Yosemite Wildfire Far From Sequoias

07.31.2014
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The section of a wildfire burning close to one of Yosemite National Park's treasured giant sequoia...
Israeli Military Calls Up Another 16,000 Reserves

Israeli Military Calls Up Another 16,000 Reserves

By IAN DEITCH and IBRAHIM BARZAK  07.31.2014
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Friday morning, the United Nations and United...
Army War College To Decide John Walsh's Fate In Plagiarism Investigation

Army War College To Decide John Walsh's Fate In Plagiarism Investigation

07.30.2014
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Army War College will have the final say over whether any punishment is warranted in a plagiarism investigation...
Wildfire Burns Near Giant Sequoia Grove

Wildfire Burns Near Giant Sequoia Grove

07.30.2014
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday to keep a blaze in Yosemite National...
Tea Party Challenger Confronts Senator During Campaign Stop

Tea Party Challenger Confronts Senator During Campaign Stop

By JOHN HANNA  07.30.2014
EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — Tea-party challenger Milton Wolf confronted U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts during a walking tour in eastern Kansas on Wednesday,...
Investigation Exposes Flaws Behind Obamacare Rollout

Investigation Exposes Flaws Behind Obamacare Rollout

RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR  07.30.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials tell The Associated Press that a nonpartisan investigative report concludes that management failures by the...
Ex-IRS Official Criticized GOP As 'Crazies,' 'Assholes' In Emails

Ex-IRS Official Criticized GOP As 'Crazies,' 'Assholes' In Emails

STEPHEN OHLEMACHER  07.30.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called conservative Republicans "crazies"...