August 6, 2013 But Islamabad denies the charge. The developments come amid attempts to revive diplomacy between the two nuclear-armed rivals.
August 6, 2013 Logan Stevenson, the terminally ill two-year-old who acted as best man at his parents' wedding Saturday, has died, according to reports. The family's story touched many people who learned about Logan's parents' rush to get married in time for him to be part of the ceremony.
August 6, 2013 Once the smoke cleared in the casinos of Gilpin County, Colo., after an indoor smoking ban took effect, health researchers documented a sharp drop in the number of emergencies requiring ambulances.
August 6, 2013 A blockage was discovered during his annual physical exam this week. The 67-year-old former president had surgery Tuesday. He's expected to be released from a Dallas hospital on Wednesday and to return to his normal schedule Thursday.
August 6, 2013 The purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has renewed speculation that the Times might also soon go on the auction block. Could New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg be a potential buyer?
August 6, 2013 Watch and listen as a Chicago crowd gives Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez the business when he returns to the lineup on the same day he was hit with a 211-game suspension (which he's appealing). A-Rod managed to pop the ball into left field for a hit.
August 6, 2013 Also: A new short story by Zadie Smith; Tom Hanks on typewriters; and the unexpected resurgence of Borders.
August 6, 2013 Already on alert across the Middle East and North Africa because of intelligence about possible terrorist attacks, the U.S. has now issued a very specific warning about travel in Yemen.
August 6, 2013 If you like your gubernatorial campaigns negative and nasty, then Virginia's governor's race is for you, and will likely remain so until Election Day in November. How could it not be with such good raw material for attack ads?
August 6, 2013 Every two years, Venice hosts the largest and oldest noncommercial art exhibit in the world. It's a dizzying and eclectic array of sights by both celebrity artists and total unknowns. More than 150 artists from 88 countries will be on display through November.
August 6, 2013 Across the country, courthouses are closing in response to financial woes. California is in the process of shuttering almost 80 courts, many in remote locations. Litigants must now travel long distances to handle small claims, criminal cases and other legal matters.
August 6, 2013 KAJXIn an effort to make money year-round, ski resort companies in the West offer attractions like mountain biking and hiking during the summer months. These attractions help resorts bounce back to pre-recession numbers and offer year-round jobs for resort workers.
August 6, 2013 Sen. Max Baucus and Rep. Dave Camp skip much of Washington's formality when they're out traveling the country to try to drum up support for simplifying the tax code. They want to convince Americans — and their colleagues in Congress — that it's possible, and worth it.
August 6, 2013 Dense forests of old-growth pines and cypress once blanketed South Carolina. As farming spread, nearly all the state's virgin trees were logged, but some sank into rivers en route to the sawmills. Now, some entrepreneurs are raising the preserved trees from the muck — and selling them for big money.