Panama Canal turns 100 as expansion hits snags

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In this Aug. 4, 2014, photo, two cargo ships sails though the Miraflores locks on the Panama Canal in Panama City. The Aug. 15 centennial of the opening of the Panama Canal is being marred by increasing doubts about Panama's expansion of the U.S.-built waterway. Disputes between the government and the project’s European contractor, as well as labor unions, mean an already-delayed December 2015 completion deadline is unlikely to be met. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)PANAMA CITY (AP) — It was supposed to be a grand celebration of the engineering triumph that forged a nation. USA, LLC