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UAW factory workers ratify deal, will end Volvo truck strike

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NORFOLK, Va. — Striking blue-collar workers at a Volvo heavy truck plant in southwestern Virginia have narrowly ratified what the company said was its...

Athletes go it alone in Tokyo as families watch from afar

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Michael Phelps reached for his mother’s hand through a chainlink fence near the pool. The 19-year-old swimmer had just won his first Olympic medal...

Israeli club calls off match with Barcelona over Jerusalem

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JERUSALEM — The owner of Israel's Beitar Jerusalem soccer club said Thursday that he called off a friendly match with international powerhouse Barcelona over...

Ex-Florida deputy gets 12 years for planting drugs

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MARIANNA, Fla. — A former Florida sheriff's deputy received a 12-year prison sentence for planting drugs inside drivers' cars during traffic stops and then...

IOC’s Bach brings attention to Hiroshima — some unwanted

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TOKYO — Many residents of Hiroshima welcome attention from abroad, which IOC President Thomas Bach will bring when he visits on Friday. The western...

US 30-year mortgage rate falls for 3rd week to average 2.88%

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WASHINGTON — Mortgage rates were mixed this week. The benchmark 30-year loan fell for the third straight week amid lingering concerns over the recent...

Scallop harvest to decline again this year, but still strong

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PORTLAND, Maine — Fishermen are harvesting fewer scallops off the East Coast as the population of the valuable shellfish appears to be on the...

18-year-old joining Blue Origin’s 1st passenger spaceflight

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — An 18-year-old is about to become the youngest person in space, rocketing away with an aviation pioneer who will become...

Will COVID-19 vaccines work if I have a weak immune system?

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Will COVID-19 vaccines work if I have a weak immune system? ...

US 30-year mortgage rate falls for 3rd week to average 2.88%

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WASHINGTON — Mortgage rates were mixed this week. The benchmark 30-year loan fell for the third straight week amid lingering concerns over the recent...