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Wal-Mart’s website to personalize shopping

This undated image provided by Wal-Mart, shows the website that will enable it to personalize the online shopping experience for each customer. Wal-Mart is rolling out a feature that will enable its website to show shoppers more products that they may like, based on their...
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Israel resumes Gaza strikes after cease-fire lull

A Palestinian woman passes by rescuers inspecting the rubble of destroyed houses following Israeli strikes in Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) A Palestinian woman passes by rescuers inspecting the rubble of destroyed houses...

Feds: Violence pervasive in NYC youth jails

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s juvenile jails are extremely violent and unsafe, the result of a deeply ingrained culture of violence in which guards routinely violate constitutional rights of teenage inmates and subject them to “rampant use of unnecessary and...
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Hurricane Bertha unlikely to make landfall in US

A woman looks over the seaside wall of the 16th century Spanish fort El Morro, under cloudy skies in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. Bertha pushed just south of Puerto Rico on Saturday as it unleashed heavy rains and strong winds across the region. (AP...

Plane lands in Liberia for 2nd American with Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The Liberia airport authority says a chartered evacuation plane that will take home the second American sick with Ebola has landed at the airport in the capital. Binyah Kesselly, the chairman of the Liberia Airport Authority’s board of...
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Hurricane Bertha unlikely to make landfall in US

A woman looks over the seaside wall of the 16th century Spanish fort El Morro, under cloudy skies in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. Bertha pushed just south of Puerto Rico on Saturday as it unleashed heavy rains and strong winds across the region. (AP...
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Sunni militants target Iraq’s two biggest dams

FILE – This Oct. 31, 2007 file photo, shows a general view of the dam in Mosul, 360 kilometers (225 miles) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. The rapid advance of the Islamic State group, which captured Iraq’s second largest city of Mosul and declared a self-styled Islamic...

Star witness in ex-Va. governor trial: No affair

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The prosecution’s star witness in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has testified that he never had any intimate physical contact with McDonnell’s wife. Jonnie Williams said Monday that he didn’t know Maureen...

Star witness in ex-Va. governor trial: No affair

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The prosecution’s star witness in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has testified that he never had any intimate physical contact with McDonnell’s wife. Jonnie Williams said Monday that he didn’t know Maureen...
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Ukrainian soldiers cross border into Russia

A woman walks past a poster calling for military recruits to the separatist forces in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. The Interfax news agency reported Monday that Russia’s air force began week-long military drills in the central and western...