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Big waves go over breakwater near anchored fishing boats in Fujisawa, near Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Powerful typhoon Man-yi was bearing down on Japan and went past Tokyo on Monday, leaving one dead and dumping torrential rains, damaging homes and flooding parts of the country's popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where hundreds of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate to shelters. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Powerful typhoon downgraded after lashing Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon that lashed Japan with torrential rains, leaving two dead, was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday, although it was still dumping rain on parts of the country. Offiicals said […]

09/16/2013

Police work the scene on M Street, SE in Washington near the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. The U.S. Navy says one person is injured after a shooting at a Navy building in Washington. Police and emergency crews gathered Monday morning outside the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building, where the shooting was reported.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Officials report a 2nd shooter is possible at Navy Yard

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two officials say police are looking into the possibility of a second shooter at the Washington Navy Yard where several people were killed. A Defense Department official and a law enforcement official […]

09/16/2013

George Zimmerman, right, is escorted to a home by a Lake Mary police officer, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in Lake Mary, Fla., after a domestic incident in the neighborhood where Zimmerman and his wife Shellie had lived during his murder trial. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Zimmerman’s wife won’t press charges despite call

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — The sobbing wife of George Zimmerman called 911 on Monday to report that her estranged husband was threatening her with a gun and had punched her father in the nose, […]

09/09/2013

In this frame grab from video taken Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, and provided by "CBS This Morning," Syrian President Bashar Assad responds to a question from journalist Charlie Rose during an interview in Damascus, Syria. Assad warned in the interview broadcast Monday on CBS there will be retaliation against the U.S. for any military strike launched in response to the alleged chemical weapons attack. Assad said, "You should expect everything." (AP Photo/CBS This Morning)

Assad warns of repercussions for a US strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad is warning the U.S. of repercussions if it launches a military attack against him, as the Obama administration tries to convince a wary Congress to authorize a strike […]

09/09/2013

In this Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 photo taken in a long exposure and provided by the Bay Area Toll Authority, police vehicles open the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to traffic, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Bay Area Toll Authority, Noah Berger)

First cars cross SF-Oakland Bay Bridge’s new span

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There was little fanfare, but the gleaming white and newly built $6.4-billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened to the public as vehicles began crossing it after more […]

09/03/2013

In this Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, a fire crew stands watch along a fire break near a burn operation on the southern flank of the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park in California. (AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service, Mike McMillan)

Big gains on wildfire near Yosemite National Park

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A relatively cool and humid Labor Day allowed fire crews to make major progress Monday toward corralling a massive wildfire searing the edge of Yosemite National Park. The fire […]

09/02/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the State Department in Washington, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, about the situation in Syria. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Kerry: Chemical arms use in Syria an ‘obscenity’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry declared Monday that there was “undeniable” evidence of a large-scale chemical weapons attack in Syria, toughening the Obama administration’s criticism of Bashar Assad’s regime and outlining a […]

08/26/2013

A firefighter watches for spot fires during a burnout operation while battling the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Crews make progress against Yosemite-area fire

TUOLUMNE CITY, Calif. (AP) — Officials say fire crews made progress overnight against a large wildfire threatening San Francisco’s water supply, several towns near Yosemite National Park and historic giant sequoias. Stanislaus National Forest spokesman […]

08/26/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner  (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Lawyer: San Diego mayor in settlement talks

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An attorney for a woman suing San Diego’s embattled mayor for sexual harassment said Monday the two sides are in settlement talks but declined to say whether a possible resignation was […]

08/19/2013

LinkedIn, business-oriented networking site

LinkedIn to open service to high school students

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LinkedIn Corp. will soon open up its online professional networking service to high school students as part of an effort to help steer their collegiate careers. Effective Sept. 12, the new […]

08/19/2013

Specialist Jason Notter, left, and trader Edward Curran work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks drop for a fourth straight day

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks dropped for a fourth day in a row Monday as investors continued to express worry about the recent rise in bond yields. Banking stocks also dragged down the broader […]

08/19/2013

French President Francois Hollande, left, arrives at the government seminar held at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday Aug. 19, 2013.(AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere/Pool)

French government predicts rosy future (in 2025)

PARIS (AP) — Full employment, plenty of cheap housing, a new Industrial Revolution and Police 3.0. Those are the French government’s predictions for the year 2025. Leaders in the Socialist administration, who are under criticism […]

08/19/2013

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