US consumer spending edges up in June
US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demandDETROIT (AP) ? Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles kept U.S. auto sales strong in July.
Loyd starting to feel more comfortable in the WNBA
Syrian air raids, warplane crash kill at least 17 people
BEIRUT (AP) ? Government air raids in a northwestern town in Syria and a subsequent crash by a Syrian warplane that slammed into a residential area there killed at least 17 people on Monday, activists said.
New Mexico Gov. Martinez: 'Coward' set off 2 church blasts
US consumer spending up 0.2 percent in June, weakest gain in 4 months; income risesWASHINGTON (AP) ? US consumer spending up 0.2 percent in June, weakest gain in 4 months; income rises.
Greek stock market bloodbath as exchange reopens
ATHENS, Greece (AP) ? Greece's stock market plunged over 22 percent as it reopened Monday after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since late June to react to the country's latest economic crisis.
Missing Special Olympics athlete turns up 350 miles awayLOS ANGELES (AP) ? An Albanian athlete who disappeared from the Special Olympics in Los Angeles has turned up safe 350 miles away in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Hayward.
Sears sales fall sharply in 2Q as it spins off real estateHOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) ? Sears Holdings Corp. says a key sales figure fell sharply in the second quarter, particularly dragged down by weakness at its namesake stores. It's at least the 10th straight quarter that the metric has declined.
Israel-British project makes Hebrew texts available onlineJERUSALEM (AP) ? One of the oldest surviving Hebrew manuscripts, a bible dating back more than 1,000 years, will soon be available online in a joint project with The British Library in London, the National Library of Israel said Monday.