Cattle raid leaves 9 dead in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Officials in South Sudan say cattle rustlers killed nine people in the country’s most violent state. Dau Akoi Jurku…

Correction: Obama-Bush story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Aug. 8 about President Barack Obama telephoning former President George W. Bush after Bush’s heart procedure, T…

Obama signs student loan deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students heading back to college this fall will save thousands in interest charges on their loans after they graduate once…

Quotations of the day

“Al-Qaida has suffered losses and it is trying to make an impression. The mere talk about an upcoming attack gives the group a chance to res…

Conn. panel urged to add classroom locks

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut panel reviewing school security standards following the Newtown massacre was urged to keep their sol…