October 15, 2014

Michelle Obama dances with turnip to promote healthy eating, White House garden

By Darlene Superville THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ So what will Michelle Obama turn out for? Turns out it’s a turnip. Video of the first lady […]
October 14, 2014

Nearly 50 arrested during large rally over police shootings in Missouri city

By Alan Scher Zagier And Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo. _ Nearly 50 people were arrested Monday during a large rally in the Missouri […]
October 13, 2014


READING, Pa. (AP) _ Authorities charge four men were racking up more than points with Xbox game systems. According to Berks County, Pennsylvania, detectives, cocaine was […]
October 10, 2014

Report: Dominican doctors should be sanctioned following deaths of 11 children

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ A government-appointed commission in the Dominican Republic released a report Friday recommending sanctions against a team of doctors following the hospital […]
October 10, 2014

Dominican army chief escapes injury in helicopter crash, 2 others treated for minor injuries

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Authorities say a helicopter carrying the Dominican Republic‘s army chief and three others crashed but no one was seriously injured. The […]
October 10, 2014

Dominican Republic officials checked US man who joked about Ebola on flight, sent him home

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ A U.S. man’s apparent joke about having Ebola quickly brought an end to his trip to the Dominican Republic. Officials in […]
October 10, 2014

Protesters riled by police killing of black 18 year old yell abuse at officers in St. Louis

By Jim Salter And Jeff Roberson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. LOUIS _ Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off […]
October 10, 2014

Fire in electrical room at Jamaican int’l airport delays departing flights; no injuries

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Officials say a Jamaican airport was briefly evacuated because of a fire that delayed departing flights. Nobody has been hurt. The fire broke […]
October 9, 2014

Cayman Islands jury clears ex premier of all criminal charges nearly 2 years after his ouster

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A Cayman Islands jury on Thursday unanimously found a former premier not guilty of nearly a dozen […]
October 9, 2014

Caribbean island of Dominica strikes Nigerian band from music festival, citing Ebola fear

ROSEAU _ The Caribbean island of Dominica has cancelled a contract with a Nigerian band scheduled to participate in a local music festival, citing worries about […]
October 9, 2014

Haiti won’t hold state funeral for former dictator ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier, his lawyer says

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier will not get a formal state funeral, his attorney said Thursday. Duvalier, the self-designated “president-for-life” who […]
October 8, 2014


SEATTLE (AP) _ Members of a Seattle church aren’t very high on a pot shop. The Reverend Reggie Witherspoon can’t believe state officials allowed Uncle Ike’s […]