Magnitude-6.7 earthquake reported in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A powerful magnitude-6.7 aftershock early Wednesday rattled Ecuador near the Pacific coast area where a devastating earthquake hit a month ago, knocking out power and scaring still-traumatized residents as they slept but otherwise causing only limited...

Magnitude-6.7 earthquake reported in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A powerful magnitude-6.7 aftershock early Wednesday rattled Ecuador near the Pacific coast area where a devastating earthquake hit a month ago, knocking out power and scaring still-traumatized residents as they slept but otherwise causing only limited...

Over 200 families feared buried by landslides in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Massive landslides triggered by torrential rains crashed down onto three villages in the central hills of Sri Lanka, and more than 200 families were missing Wednesday and feared buried under the mud and debris, the Sri Lankan Red Cross said....

Over 200 families feared buried by landslides in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Massive landslides triggered by torrential rains crashed down onto three villages in the central hills of Sri Lanka, and more than 200 families were missing Wednesday and feared buried under the mud and debris, the Sri Lankan Red Cross said....

Poll: Americans more upbeat about own finances than economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are of two minds about the economy in the midst of an election race that largely hinges on the issue. They are strikingly pessimistic about the national economy yet comparatively upbeat about their own financial circumstances. Just 42 percent of...

Poll: Americans more upbeat about own finances than economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are of two minds about the economy in the midst of an election race that largely hinges on the issue. They are strikingly pessimistic about the national economy yet comparatively upbeat about their own financial circumstances. Just 42 percent of...

Space shuttle external tank to be displayed in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA is sending its last space shuttle external propellant tank to Los Angeles to join the retired orbiter Endeavour on display at the California Science Center. The plan is to mount the winged spaceship vertically on the massive tank as if ready for...

Oregon county says no to Nestle water-bottling plant

AP Photo/Don Ryan PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Voters in an Oregon county imposed a ban on commercial water bottling on Tuesday, killing a plan in which Nestle would have built a water-bottling plant in the job-scarce town of Cascade Locks in the scenic Columbia River Gorge. Those...

Indians 13, Reds 1

LOB_Cincinnati 6, Cleveland 13. 2B_Barnhart (6), Lindor 2 (8), Chisenhall 2 (4), Ra.Davis (5). SB_Jo.Ramirez (2). SF_Duvall (1). WP_Simon. Umpires_Home, Mike Everitt; First, Tim Timmons; Second, Ryan Blakney; Third, Paul Emmel. T_3:19. A_13,095 (38,000).

Davis’ Big Night, Delabar’s Bases-loaded Walks Boost Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rajai Davis had three hits, drove in three runs and scored four, and the Cleveland Indians benefited from four straight bases-loaded walks from reliever Steve Delabar to rout the Cincinnati Reds 13-1 Tuesday night. Jason Kipnis, Carlos Santana and Mike Napoli...