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Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank

President Barack Obama, center, speaks with people on the porch while visiting with Valerie Jarrett and friends in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Obama is vacationing for about two weeks on the island. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)...
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Quakes surge around Iceland volcano; no eruption

Map locates Bardarbunga.; 1c x 4 inches; 46.5 mm x 101 mm; Map locates Bardarbunga.; 1c x 4 inches; 46.5 mm x 101 mm; FILE This is a Saturday May 8 2010 file image taken from video of a column of ash rising from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokul volcano. It was reported Tueday Aug....

2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbits

PARIS (AP) — European space officials say they’re investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America’s GPS network. The European Space...
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Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron

FILE – In this Nov. 19, 2013, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love (42) reacts in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards in Washington. The Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a blockbuster...
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Orioles 3B Machado to have season-ending surgery

Baltimore Orioles’ Manny Machado reacts after grounding out in the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Baltimore. Machado was assisted off the field after the play. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Baltimore Orioles’...
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Bombings kill 30 in Iraq after Sunni mosque attack

Iraq’s Sunni parliament speaker Salim al-Jabouri speaks about Musab bin Omair Mosque, where Friday’s attack killed tens of people, during a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Al-Jabouri said an investigation is underway into the attack on the...
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Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

Trucks marked as being from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to Ukraine stand in line as they return to Russia on the border post at Izvaryne, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. An Associated Press reporter counted 67 trucks entering the border crossing in the...
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Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

A Palestinian boy, along with supporters of Hamas, holds a representation of a rocket as others shout slogans to protest against Israel and to support people in Gaza, during a demonstration in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed) A...

Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland

Map locates Bardarbunga.; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm; Map locates Bardarbunga.; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm; Buy AP Photo Reprints REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the ice of Europe’s largest glacier,...
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Phelps wins gold, Ledecky breaks 400 world record

Michael Phelps of the U.S. swims in his men’s 100m butterfly final at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) Michael Phelps of the U.S. swims in his men’s 100m butterfly final at the Pan Pacific...