US Fans React to Tough World Cup Draw
The United States will play Ghana, Portugal and Germany in a difficult first-round group at next year's World Cup in Brazil. Despite the tough draw, U.S. soccer fans in Washington remained optimistic about their team's chances. (Dec. 6)
At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey
At least 20 New Jersey residents have tested positive for chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that has spread through the Caribbean. (July 30)
AP Top Stories July 30 A
Here's the latest news for Wednesday, July 30th: Israel drops leaflets in Gaza asking for information on Hamas; Flooding on UCLA campus after major water pipe burst; Japan takes part in RIMPAC drills; Otters enjoy water slides at zoo.
Black Talks Cool Names and Crazy People
Speaking at San Diego Comic Con about his role in the new 'Goosebumps' movie out next year, actor Jack Black explains why you need a cool name in showbiz in reference to author R.L Stein, and why crazy people scare him more than anything. (July 30)
Broken water main floods UCLA campus and surrounding area
Kyrgyz inventor turns van into mobile sauna
A villager in a remote part of Kyrgyzstan is offering rural shepherds the chance to rest their aching limbs with a scenic spa inside his van-cum-sauna. Ernist Ymanov re-designed his old wagon by adding a stove and water canister inside, and has found local herdsmen eager to give the machine a try. Jim Drury has more.
Gaza shelling hits UN school
A U.N. school being used as a refuge for Gaza residents is hit by shell fire. Paul Chapman reports.
TechBytes: MacBook Pro, Twitter
Apple's new MacBook Pro will have a significant boost in speed.
Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City
President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of working families in America's heartland. They had dinner at Arthur Bryant's self-serve barbecue joint in Kansas City. (July 30)
Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo
River otters were hitting the water slides to beat the summer heatwave on Wednesday at Ichikawa City's Zoological and Botanical Garden. (July 30)