Today in History

Today is Saturday, Aug. 17, the 229th day of 2013. There are 136 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 17, 1943, th…

Vietnam frees dissident on appeal

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A Vietnamese appeals court overturned a six-year prison sentence against a dissident and halved the jail term of anoth…

Fox Sports 1 debuts with trucks race, UFC

NEW YORK (AP) — At 6 a.m. on a Saturday in mid-August, the newest entry into the sports network competition will do what American fans love:…