Beijing rules out open elections in Hong Kong.
Al-qaida releases five Lebanese soldiers held hostage.
U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS targets in Iraq.
Iceland raises volcano alert again.
South American food chains try their trade in Florida.
The Tigers split a double-header with the White Sox; now share first place.
NATO: Russian military opens fire in Ukraine.
Calm settles over Ferguson.
Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine.
More flash floods and mudslides in Washington state.
Tropical Update: Invest 96L has potential.
No, it’s not a football score: The Tigers lost to the Twins 20-6.
Israel resumes Gaza offensive after rocket attack.
U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya.
Wildfires spread in California.
Typhoon kills 13 in China.
The Tigers got blanked by the Angels 4-0.
Russia tries to sound both tough and nice on response to jet attack.
Death toll continues to rise on both sides in Israel/Gaza conflict.
U.N. says Iran has turned much of its nuclear material to harmless use.
Perry sends Texas troops to border.
Wildfires continue to expand in Pacific Northwest.
Tropical Update: TD Two is east of the Lesser Antilles.
The Tigers beat the Diamondbacks 4-3.
Ukrainian separatists accused of blocking access to Malaysia airline crash site.
Israel’s ground assault on Gaza intensifies.
Winds expand wildfire in Washington state.
R.I.P. James Garner, 86, star of many films and TV shows.
The Tigers lost both ends of a double bill to Cleveland.
First Israeli fatality in the latest battle with Hamas.
Pakistan says it has arrested key Taliban commander.
President Obama and German Chancellor Merkel discuss cooperation on intel.
New wildfires erupt in Washington state.
Missouri execution on hold after late stay granted.
The Tigers helped the AL win the All-Star game.
This sounds like the plot of a movie on SyFy.
Tourists at Yellowstone National Park are being barred from areas of the park because the massive underground supervolcano beneath it is melting the asphalt roads.
“It basically turned the asphalt into soup. It turned the gravel road into oatmeal,” Yellowstone spokesman Dan Hottle said. In particular, Hottle said that the road between the park’s most popular attraction, Old Faithful, and Madison Junction has been dangerously compromised.
[...]The last time the supervolcano beneath Yellowstone actually erupted was 640,000 years ago, U.S. Geological Survey records show.
You wait; someone is going to figure out a way to blame this on President Obama.
Secretary of State Kerry brokered a deal to audit Afghan election run-0ff.
Israel hit Gaza mosque and clinic with rockets.
Explosions and gunfire at Libyan airport.
Lightning strikes again in Colorado park, killing another visitor.
The Tigers beat the Royals 5-1.
The self-proclaimed caliph of the Islamic state delivered a sermon at a mosque.
Ukraine forces claim they have driven rebel forces from a stronghold.
California wildfire burns close to home.
Florida Democrats push for ending Cuban embargo.
The Tigers lost to the Rays 7-2.
President Obama to nominate former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Marine who disappeared in Iraq in 2004 is back in the U.S.
European leaders meet to discuss continued fighting in Ukraine.
Crews fighting wildfires in Arizona get relief from the winds.
Tropical Update: We have our first potential disturbance in the Atlantic.
R.I.P. Meshach Taylor, 67, actor on Designing Women.
The Tigers lost to the Astros 6-4.
Anti-E.U. parties make gains in European elections.
Ukraine forces push back against rebels in the east.
Veterans’ groups hit back at GOP senator.
Alaska wildfire spreads.
Man holding breath causes car crash in Oregon tunnel.
The Tigers‘ slump continues in Oakland, 10-0.
Ukrainians voted for a new president.
President Obama returning to U.S. after surprise trip to Afghanistan.
Three people missing in Colorado mudslide.
Ryan Hunter-Reay won the Indy 500.
The Tigers got beat again by the Rangers.
Hundreds of miners are feared lost in an explosion in a mine in Turkey.
Drones put to good use: searching for the missing girls in Nigeria.
Over 11,000 homes have been evacuated as wildfires burn in San Diego County.
Wedding bells for same-sex couples will begin on Friday in Idaho after the judge denied the stay requested by the governor.
The Tigers swept the Orioles 7-5. At 24-12, the Tigers have the best record in the majors.
The U.S. is sending a team to Nigeria to assist in locating the missing 300 girls.
Ukraine has a new military commander.
Climate change study says the problem is only getting more urgent.
The White House is backing Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki who is under attack for the situation at the VA hospital in Phoenix.
Haiti confirms 14 new cases of mosquito-borne virus.
The Tigers walloped the Astros 11-4. At 19-9, the Tigers have the best record in baseball.
Two bombings hit buses in Nairobi.
Nine people injured in circus act fall.
Strong earthquake hits near Tokyo.
Sinn Fein leader released without being charged.
The Tigers beat the Royals 9-4, completing the sweep.
The Ukrainian government is trying to regain control.
Landslide in Afghanistan kills scores; many missing.
Secretary of State Kerry is working on a cease-fire in the civil war in South Sudan.
GM is starting talks to settle all the lawsuits resulting from faulty ignition switches.
R.I.P. Efrem Zimbalist, Jr, 95, star of 77 Sunset Strip and The F.B.I.
The Tigers beat the Royals 8-2. They have the best record in the American League.
Iran calls off plans to send warships to the Atlantic.
Pro-Russia protestors seize building in eastern Ukraine.
Fire burns more than 100 homes in Chile.
Standoff over cattle grazing in Nevada is over.
The Tigers beat the Padres 6-2 as Verlander gets his first win of the season.
Pro-Russian protestors in Ukraine want Putin to send in troops.
Middle East peace process is not dead yet.
Washington mudslide death toll now at 33.
Quebec separatists suffer big loss.
UConn beat Kentucky for the men’s NCAA title.
Iraq veteran kills himself and three others in shooting at Fort Hood.
Supreme Court strikes down campaign donation limits.
U.N. reports the number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon is 1 million.
Aftershocks cause more evacuations in Chile.
Yahoo adds more security to thwart surveillance.
The Tigers beat K.C. 2-1 in extra innings.
Five deaths reported in earthquake in northern Chile.
Mideast peace talks hit bumps as Kerry cancels meeting with Palestinians.
Washington landslide death toll hits 28.
White House says healthcare signups passed 7 million.
Charles Keating, banker behind the 1980′s savings and loan scandal, dead at 90.