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  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, Sept. 12, the 255th day of 2015. There are 110 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 12, 1962, in a speech at Rice University in Houston, President…

  • Indians President Mark Shapiro leaving for Toronto Blue Jays

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians President Mark Shapiro is leaving the club after this season to run Toronto’s front office. Shapiro, who has had several prominent roles in his 24 seasons with Cleveland, will become the…

  • Epix reaches multiyear Hulu deal, ends Netflix agreement

    The cable network Epix jumped from Netflix to Hulu, landing a multiyear, digital subscription video on demand deal with the streaming service. Beginning Oct. 1, Hulu subscribers will get films from Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount,…

  • Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police issued arrest warrants Monday for two more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, as part of a widening investigation that yielded its first arrest over…

  • Ukraine police officer killed, 100 others injured in clashes

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says one law enforcement officer has been killed and about 100 others injured in clashes outside parliament. Police and nationalist protesters clashed outside the Supreme Rada…

  • ‘Jade Dragon Mountain’ is engrossing debut by Elsa Hart

    “Jade Dragon Mountain” (Minotaur), by Elsa Hart Elsa Hart’s fiction debut perfectly melds history with the mystery genre for a lush look at China on the cusp of change. Set in the early 1700s, “Jade…

  • Celebrated Romanian baritone Dan Iordachescu dies at 85

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Celebrated Romanian baritone Dan Iordachescu, who sang at Milan’s La Scala and the Vienna State Opera during a half-century career, has died at 85, the Bucharest Opera said Monday. The opera’s…

  • Pepco, Exelon say they’ll continue to work toward merger

    WASHINGTON — Pepco and Exelon, the two companies whose proposed merger was denied by the D.C. Public Services Commission last week, say that the regulators dropped the ball. The two companies released a joint statement…

  • Bubble soccer bounces into Delaware

    HOCKESSIN, Del. (AP) — At 8 years old, Logan Jones is a seasoned pro when it comes to birthday parties. But nothing prepared him for bubble soccer – the latest craze at the center of…

  • AP Interview: Migration group ready to help with influx

    GENEVA (AP) — The head of the International Organization for Migration says aid groups like his are ready to help the European Union handle an influx of migrants, but governments must reach out. IOM Director…

  • Blue Bell resumes selling ice cream after listeria recall

    BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Blue Bell ice cream is back. Blue Bell Creameries resumed selling its products at select locations Monday, four months after the Texas-based retailer halted sales due to listeria contamination. Blue Bell…

  • Review: Redford and Nolte in Bryson’s ‘A Walk in the Woods’

    The lure of the wild has recently attracted an interesting batch of solitude seekers: Reese Witherspoon (“Wild”), Mia Wasikowska (“Tracks”) and Robert Redford, twice. Two years after “All Is Lost,” Redford has swapped the sea…

  • 5 Filipinos die in creek accident while on charity mission

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Five people on a charity mission drowned and another went missing after they were swept away by a sudden current while crossing a creek in the northern Philippines, officials said Monday.…

  • US stocks open modestly lower, led by energy sector

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening modestly lower, led by another decline in energy shares as the price of oil slips. After two weeks of heavy turbulence, the market is on the verge…

  • Gold hunters blocked from site of alleged Nazi gold train

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities have blocked off a wooded area near a railroad track after scores of treasure hunters swarmed southwest Poland looking for an alleged Nazi gold train. The city of Walbrzych…