- Kraft Heinz expands Kraft Singles recall Updated: Sep-03-15 7:04 pm
NEW YORK - Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought.
- Dominica estimates storm damage at nearly half of GDP Updated: Sep-03-15 5:16 pm
ROSEAU, Dominica - A preliminary assessment of the effects of Tropical Storm Erika on the island of Dominica has found damage to basic infrastructure alone that amounts to nearly half of the small country's GDP, the prime minister said Thursday.
- Arkansas governor heading trade mission to Cuba Updated: Sep-03-15 4:02 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is leading a delegation to Cuba to promote the state's agriculture in the wake of the U.S. embassy reopening in Havana.
- Man wanted in 1994 attack found in Jamaica Updated: Sep-03-15 8:11 am
FRAMINGHAM, Massachusetts - A man on the state police most wanted fugitive list for allegedly stabbing and slashing his ex-girlfriend as she slept in her Cambridge home more than 20 years ago is back in Massachusetts to face the charges.
- Canada routs Cuba in the Olympic qualifying tournament Updated: Sep-02-15 11:35 pm
MEXICO CITY - Nick Stauskas and Andrew Wiggins scored 15 points each in limited action and Canada routed Cuba 101-59 on Wednesday for its first victory in the Olympic qualifying tournament.
- Insel Air makes emergency landing in Dominican Republic Updated: Sep-02-15 5:45 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - An Insel Air flight en route to Miami was forced to make an emergency landing Wednesday in the Dominican Republic when a warning light indicated a problem with one of the jet's engines.
- NYC council speaker endorses Hillary Clinton for president Updated: Sep-02-15 12:16 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president.
- Cuban defector Hector Olivera joins Braves for final month Updated: Sep-01-15 7:00 pm
ATLANTA - In what is shaping up as their worst season since 1990, the Atlanta Braves at least have a little something to be excited about in the final month of the season.
- US presidential hopeful Marco Rubio to visit Puerto Rico Updated: Sep-01-15 6:44 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is scheduled to visit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico this week, his staff said Tuesday.
- Pentagon to survey S. Carolina brig for Guantanamo detainees Updated: Sep-01-15 5:53 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A Pentagon team is coming to South Carolina this week to evaluate whether the Navy brig near Charleston could be suitable to house detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, officials said Tuesday.
- Central Michigan, QB Rush have Oklahoma State's attention Updated: Sep-01-15 5:41 pm
The final quarter of Central Michigan's 2014 season has Oklahoma State's attention heading into their matchup on Thursday night.
- United States defeats Cuba at women's volleyball World Cup Updated: Sep-01-15 9:32 am
OKAYAMA, Japan - The United States overpowered Cuba 25-15, 25-11, 25-15 to remain top of the standings at the women's volleyball World Cup on Tuesday.
- Charter flights to Cuba now leaving Delaware airport Updated: Sep-01-15 9:20 am
WILMINGTON, Delaware - United States citizens can now board a private jet in Delaware and fly directly to Cuba.
- St. Martin officials never informed on Highway 31 project Updated: Sep-01-15 7:01 am
ST. MARTINVILLE, Louisiana - A state Department of Transportation and Development project to reduce a four-lane section of Louisiana Highway 31 through St. Martinville down to three has not been warmly received by St. Martin Parish officials. Officials say they didn't learn of the changes until after the contract for the work had been signed.
- Cuomo, other NY officials plan visit to troubled Puerto Rico Updated: Sep-01-15 3:04 am
ALBANY, New York - A group of New York public officials led by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to travel to Puerto Rico for meetings on the island's economic crisis.
- Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept info in email Updated: Sep-01-15 1:59 am
WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other forms of unsecure electronic communication, according to the latest batch of messages released by the agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
- Silence at Vatican funeral for ex-envoy in sexual abuse case Updated: Aug-31-15 2:03 pm
VATICAN CITY - Eight minutes of silence instead of a homily marked the Vatican funeral Monday of a former papal diplomat, whose trial on charges of possession of child pornography and sexual abuse of minors had begun this summer in a Holy See courtroom.
- Dominica declares disaster status after storm leaves 20 dead Updated: Aug-30-15 11:23 pm
ROSEAU, Dominica - Rescue teams worked Sunday to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 20 people and left more than 50 missing on the Caribbean island.
- Pope Francis a stranger to the US in many ways Updated: Aug-30-15 2:35 pm
NEW YORK - When Pope Francis sets foot on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Sept. 22, it won't just be his first time in the United States as pontiff. It will be his first time in the country - ever in his life.
- The Latest: Coe gets to work right away as IAAF president Updated: Aug-30-15 1:05 pm
BEIJING - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
- Moving on: US bobbles a relay, starts thinking about Rio Updated: Aug-30-15 12:59 pm
BEIJING - For the world's best sprinters, passing the baton in the 4x400 relay is about as easy as rolling out of bed in the morning.
- Eckerd student arrives safe after 9-month-long sail with dog Updated: Aug-30-15 1:01 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - For nine months, 19-year-old Sally Gardiner-Smith sailed alone with only her cockapoo for company. She would go four or five days without speaking to another human.
- Vatican: Heart attack killed ex-envoy charged with sex abuse Updated: Aug-29-15 11:46 am
VATICAN CITY - The former papal envoy to the Dominican Republic, who went on trial at the Holy See this summer for alleged sexual abuse of minors, died of a heart attack, according to initial autopsy results, the Vatican said Saturday.
- Officials urge residents to stay prepared tropical storm Updated: Aug-29-15 2:52 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Tropical Storm Erika may be getting weaker, but Florida officials still want residents to be prepared.
- Haiti probes robbery as possible motive in killing of ex-cop Updated: Aug-28-15 6:01 pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Authorities in Haiti say three men on a motorcycle have shot and killed a former national police director and a retired Boston police officer, and they say robbery could be a motive.