October 4, 2014

Obamas celebrate 22nd anniversary with dinner date out on the town

WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are observing their 22nd wedding anniversary a day late with a celebratory dinner in Washington’s Georgetown […]
October 3, 2014

NFL hires Beth Richie as domestic conduct adviser, meets with parents groups

  NEW YORK _ The NFL has hired Beth E. Richie as a senior adviser on domestic conduct. Richie is the director of the Institute of […]
October 3, 2014


YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) _ Pot is legal in Washington state — but the law of supply and demand still applies. It’s harvest time for the legal […]
October 2, 2014

Jamaica, home to dominant sprinters, seeks to turn itself into sports tourism destination

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaica is launching an initiative to develop sports tourism on the island that is the world’s dominant sprinting hothouse. The initiative dubbed Jamaica […]
October 2, 2014

Family that hosted Ebola patient confined to home as circle of people possibly exposed widens

By Nomaan Merchant And David Warren THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   DALLAS _ Four members of a family the U.S. Ebola patient was staying with were confined […]
October 2, 2014

US agents seize $2M from truck in Puerto Rico bound for Dominican Republic by ferry

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ A truck driver attempting to leave Puerto Rico by ferry for the Dominican Republic has been detained with more than $2 […]
September 30, 2014

Morgan: ‘Can’t believe’ Wal-Mart blaming him

NEWARK _ Tracy Morgan is responding to allegations made by Wal-Mart in his lawsuit over a highway crash earlier this year that killed one of his […]
September 30, 2014

Music streaming service Spotify launches in Canada

TORONTO _ The online music streaming service Spotify has officially launched in Canada.While several competitors have been offering similar services in this country for years, many […]
September 29, 2014


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ The technical world is watching Apple _ not because of the glitch in its latest iPhone software, but to see how the […]
September 29, 2014


NEW YORK (AP) _ It sounds more like a video game character than a menace. But computer experts are warning that the “Bash” bug may be […]
September 28, 2014

Texas community college grieves after 4 women’s softball players killed in bus crash

By Christopher Sherman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A North Texas community college brought in counsellors to comfort grieving students Saturday and cancelled athletic competitions after four women’s […]
September 26, 2014

Turkey’s President Erdogan calls for no fly zone against Syria’s air force

By Suzan Fraser THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANKARA, Turkey _ Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that a “no-fly zone” should be created in Syria to […]