WASHINGTON (AP) — Political opposites turned friends, former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush launched a new scholars program at four presidential centers with an opening act that might have been mistaken for a comedy routine.
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Dingell of Michigan, the longest-serving member of Congress in history, was hospitalized Monday after experiencing abdominal pain but is "doing well" and is expected to be released in a few days, according to his office.
(Reuters) - Representative John Dingell of Michigan, the longest serving member of the U.S. Dingell, a Democrat, is 88 years old and earlier this year announced he would not run for re-election in November. His wife, Debbie Dingell, in August won the Democratic Party primary election to run for his seat. If she wins in November she would be the third in an unbroken linen of Dingells in the seat, which began in 1933 when John Dingell Sr. was first elected to Congress.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" on billboards near two wells for disposal of gas-drilling wastewater says the messages are coming down.
TOKYO (AP) — Surging tennis star Kei Nishikori is all the rage in Japan after becoming the first Asian player to reach the U.S. Open men's final. His Uniqlo-brand tennis shirts have sold out, as have the Wilson rackets he uses. Thousands of people have signed up for the satellite TV channel showing the U.S. Open. Many Japanese plan to wake up early Tuesday Japan time to see if Nishikori can make history again when he faces Marin Cilic from Croatia in the finals.
By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Prince William said on Monday he and wife Kate were thrilled to be expecting their second baby, after news of the pregnancy was released early because the Duchess had been suffering from morning sickness. The baby will be fourth-in-line to the British throne, after grandfather Prince Charles, father William and elder brother George, the couple's first child born in July last year. The announcement was made on Monday after Kate was forced to pull out of an official engagement at the University of Oxford because she was feeling unwell. "We're immensely thrilled, it's great news, early days but I'm hoping that things settle down, she feels a bit better," Prince William told reporters on the visit.