VIENNA (AP) — Austrian skier Marlies Schild retired Tuesday, ending a career in which she overcame several serious injuries before setting the women's record for most World Cup slalom wins.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dollar General is boosting its bid for rival Family Dollar to approximately $9.1 billion and says it's now willing to more than double the number of stores it would shed to avoid trouble with regulators.
BEIJING (AP) — A research group says more than 60 percent of China's vast shale gas deposits are in regions with scarce water resources, complicating plans by the energy-hungry country to tap the natural gas.
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A roadside bomb ripped apart an armored police vehicle travelling in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, killing 11 policemen, including an officer, security and medical officials said.
BEIRUT (AP) — The World Food Program says it provided food to a record 4.1 million people inside Syria last month.
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — About 400,000 Virginia students are heading back to school in the Washington area and will find some changes this year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday, a spokesman said.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Official: More than 30 teens escape from Nashville detention center; 17 still at large.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers a speech during his lecture at the University of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Modi is currently on a five-day visit to Japan. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves after his lecture at the University of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Modi is currently on a five-day visit to Japan. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)