Ben Nuckols, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 7:42am
More than 19 million U.S. tourists visited Washington in 2015, an increase of 1 million over the previous year and a record total for the nation's capital as its tourism industry continues to make steady progress since the Great Recession.
Brian Rohan, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 7:30am
Memos containing internal instructions from Egypt's Interior Ministry were leaked to the media on Tuesday, outlining strategies on how to deflect public outrage over arrests it made inside the journalists' union, handle the media in general, and deal with the case of an Italian student found tortured to death.
Lisa Lerer, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 6:50am
When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets. Local boy turned country music star Billy Ray Cyrus performed a special version of his hit, "Achy Breaky Heart." And nearly 20,000 supporters attended a riverfront re-election rally, dozens collapsing from heat exhaustion in the August sun.
Raf Casert, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 6:30am
The European Union has trimmed its economic growth forecasts for the 19 countries that share the euro amid an unpredictable global outlook marked by political uncertainty and weakness in emerging markets.