PITTSBURGH (AP) — A guard for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has been arrested on drug charges after suburban police say he drove… More »
BERLIN (AP) — Britain and Germany aim to use next week’s summit of major economic powers to press Russia’s leader to use his leverage with the government of President Bashar Assad to calm the fighting in Syria.
VIENNA (AP) — Wanted: A jester. Wallflowers need not apply.
It’s no joke. An Austrian hotel is advertising for a modern-day court fool, who is communicative, extroverted, musical, creative and imaginative.
Applicants are asked to bring — and
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the span of American pop music, few performers have gone as unrecognized as the backup vocalists who harmonize and contextualize the songs of many a heralded lead musician. With “20 Feet From Stardom,”
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Trustees at Youngstown State University in northeast Ohio have approved a 2.4 percent tuition increase.
The hike approved Wednesday for… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 334,000 last week, a hopeful sign that steady job gains will continue.
The four-week average, a less volatile measure, decreased 7,250 to
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police have launched a criminal investigation into the embezzlement of 90 million rubles (about $3 million) of state funds during the refurbishment of Moscow’s legendary Bolshoi Theater.
Interior Ministry officials said Thursday a contractor,
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Former players and coaching colleagues were among mourners at funeral services for former Miami (Ohio) basketball coach Charlie Coles, the… More »
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s prime minister says has received a letter from the President Robert Mugabe saying elections will go ahead on July 31.
The communication is the latest development in a standoff between the two leaders
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans stepped up spending at retail businesses in May at the best pace in three months, fueled by more car purchases. The gain shows consumers remain resilient despite higher taxes and could drive faster growth
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — More than 10,000 protesters rallied outside Greece’s public broadcasting headquarters Thursday in support of fired staff, who for a third day occupied the building to continue broadcasts in defiance of the government.
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says it would strongly endorse a court-appointed monitor to oversee changes at the New York Police Department if a federal judge were to find its stop-and-frisk practices unconstitutional.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A veteran Philadelphia building inspector who apparently committed suicide had inspected the site of a deadly building collapse twice in February,… More »
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An official says an inspector who surveyed a Philadelphia building before it collapsed last week, killing six people, has committed suicide.
Deputy Mayor Everett Gillison says the inspector was found fatally shot in a pickup
DETROIT (AP) — Honda is recalling more than 18,000 cars in the U.S. to fix problems with the brakes.
The recall affects more than 13,000 Acura RSX compact cars from 2006 and the Honda S2000 sports car from
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities are investigating whether the spectacular diamond heist at Brussels airport in February might have yielded much more than the $50 million reported at first.
The Brussels prosecutor’s spokeswoman Anja Bijnens said Thursday that
The price of oil fell toward $95 a barrel Thursday, dragged down by evidence that U.S. crude supplies are rising while global economic growth is seen slowing.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for July delivery was
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. futures are falling in what is turning into a very rough week for stock markets across the globe.
Cited repeatedly as the cause for this week’s heavy declines is uncertainty about how central
New hopes of box-office riches and franchise serials rest on the latest attempt to put Superman back into flight.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Little League coach has admitted attacking an umpire who wouldn’t call a game because of darkness.
Henry Milstrey of Newark pleaded guilty to assault while a jury was deliberating his fate