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Uh oh .... Apple Watch demand is weak
May 20, 2015 1:30 PM
There's a $10 million precious stone hidden in plain sight at Grand Central
Apr 23, 2015 2:58 PM
Tsarnaev convicted on all charges in Boston Marathon bombing
BOSTON -- Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a federal jury that now must decide whether the 21-year-old former college student should be executed. Tsarnaev folded his arms, fidgeted and looked down at the defense table as he listened to one guilty verdict after another on all 30 counts against him, including conspiracy and deadly use of a weapon of mass destruction. Seventeen of those counts are punishable by death.
The Associated Press
Apr 9, 2015 7:56 AM
Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies
Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.
The Associated Press
Feb 27, 2015 12:49 PM
Obama makes Maduro's 'insolent Yankees' line harder to sell
Bloomberg News CARACAS, Venezuela -- President Nicolas Maduro's favorite tool to rally popular support has been a blunt one: Yanqui-bashing. That may lose its clout now that President Barack Obama has moved to restore diplomatic ties with Maduro's principal ally, Cuba.
Dec 18, 2014 1:58 PM
About 70 hospital staffers cared for Ebola patient
About 70 staff members at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital were involved in the care of Thomas Eric Duncan after he was hospitalized, including a nurse now being treated for the same Ebola virus that killed the Liberian man who was visiting Dallas, according to medical records his family provided to The Associated Press.
MARTHA MENDOZA, AP National Writer
Oct 13, 2014 6:38 PM
Iraqi Kurds fight Islamic State with aged weapons
The exhausted Kurdish fighters leaned against a pair of antiquated green cannons on a hill overlooking this northern Iraqi village, the ground around them littered with shrapnel from fierce battles with Islamic State militants.
VIVIAN SALAMA, Associated Press
Oct 2, 2014 6:00 AM
Questions and answers about the US Ebola case
U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country. Now it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S.
LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer
Oct 1, 2014 10:19 PM
US sharply criticizes new Israeli housing project
In a striking public rebuke, the Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from "even its closest allies" and raise questions about its commitment to seeking peace with Palestinians.
JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent
Oct 1, 2014 10:13 PM
March 18 primary by the numbers
Number of voting opportunities: early voting, absentee voting, general election voting? The voting schedule is set by the state and stays very similar from election to election. We began absentee voting in my office on Feb. 6 and will continue up until March 15. To accommodate as many voters as possible we do stay open to vote on Saturday March 15 and conduct an early voting night in Du Quoin on the evening on March 11 at City Hall.
Mar 10, 2014 9:00 AM
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