Royals drop two straight to Nationals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Jordan Zimmermann rebounded from one of his worst career outings to go 7 2-3 strong innings, Ian Desmond hit his 18t…

Mideast defense chiefs to meet in Jordan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says U.S. Central Command and the Jordanian Armed Forces are co-hosting Mideast defense chiefs in Jordan over…

Julie Harris, Broadway star, dies at 87

NEW YORK (AP) — Julie Harris, one of Broadway’s most honored performers, whose roles ranged from the flamboyant Sally Bowles in “I Am a Came…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Saturday, August 24, 2013. Hot conditions spread across the northern Plains and upper Midwest, heavy ra…