Monday, August 2, 2021

Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day; EU to send planes

August 2, 2021 7:56 am BOZALAN, Turkey (AP) — Selcuk Sanli let his two cows lose to fend for themselves, put his family’s most treasured belongings in a car and...

German court sets trial date for former Nazi guard, aged 100

August 2, 2021 7:56 am BERLIN (AP) — A German court has set a trial date for a 100-year-old man who is charged with 3,518 counts of accessory to murder...

New UN envoy to Bosnia faces angry opposition from Serbs

August 2, 2021 7:46 am SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A German diplomat on Monday took office as the top international envoy to Bosnia, facing opposition from the country's Serbs, who...

Aid group closes emergency clinic in Haiti amid violence

August 2, 2021 7:41 am PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Gang violence that has left more than 19,000 people homeless in Haiti’s capital has now forced a Doctors Without Borders clinic...

Skipper: Docs show no coverup in submarine sinking

August 2, 2021 7:36 am PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The release of about 3,000 pages of documents delving into the deadliest submarine disaster in U.S. history has not yielded any...

Back-to-school gear: Thinking outside the (lunch)box

August 2, 2021 7:31 am Looking to put a fresh spin on things as kids head back to class after last year's patchwork of remote and in-person learning? ...

Weeknight pasta comes with tasty shortcut

August 2, 2021 6:46 am On the Italian island of Sardinia, we were smitten with a richly flavored pasta with ground pork and wild fennel. It came loaded with a...

UK eases travel restrictions as industry lobbies for more

August 2, 2021 6:41 am LONDON (AP) — Britain opened its borders to fully vaccinated travelers from the U.S. and European Union on Monday as travel industry leaders urged the...

It’s in and it’s big: Senate unveils $1T infrastructure bill

August 2, 2021 6:26 am WASHINGTON (AP) — After much delay, senators unveiled a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, wrapping up days of painstaking work on the inches-thick bill...

Biden’s judges: More diverse and more of them

August 2, 2021 6:06 am WASHINGTON (AP) — With no Supreme Court opening to slow them, President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats are putting judges on federal trial and appellate...

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In heat emergency, southern Europe scrambles for resources

August 2, 2021 8:16 am ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A heat wave baking southeast Europe has fueled deadly wildfires in Turkey and threatened the national...

What election? California Democrats worry over recall apathy

August 2, 2021 8:11 am SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has a simple way to beat back the recall election that could...

EU slaps sanctions on Nicaraguan first lady, 7 others

August 2, 2021 8:06 am BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Monday slapped sanctions on Nicaraguan first lady and Vice-President Rosario Murillo and seven...