Wilson, Nobel winner for physics, dies in Maine

SACO, Maine (AP) — Kenneth Wilson, a physicist who earned a Nobel prize for pioneering work that changed the way physicists think about phase transitions, has died in Maine. He was 77. Wilson, who died from complications of…

Kenneth Wilson, Nobel winner for physics, dies

SACO, Maine (AP) — A physics professor who earned a Nobel prize for pioneering work that changed the way physicists think about phase transitions has died in Maine at age 77. Kenneth Wilson was in the physics department…
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Deadline looming for bonuses

Military veterans eligible to claim Ohio bonuses of up to $1,500 are running out of time. And veterans officials are worried thousands of veterans may miss out. …

FBI digging at former home of famed NY mobster

NEW YORK (AP) — Jackhammers are digging under a New York City house once occupied by a famous gangster who is said to have buried victims in familiar places. The digging started Monday in Queens’ South Ozone neighborhood.…

Jodi Arias TV movie airs Saturday on Lifetime

PHOENIX (AP) — A made-for-television movie on Jodi Arias is scheduled to air this weekend. “Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret” is set to be shown Saturday on Lifetime, but the movie won’t be about the trial. Screenwriter Richard…

New video, $65K reward in ’08 Times Square bombing

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities are trying to generate leads in the 2008 bombing at a Times Square military recruitment station with new video footage and a higher reward. On Tuesday, authorities released videos of the bomber riding…

Scientists: Timber in Lake Michigan centuries old

FAIRPORT, Mich. (AP) — A wooden beam embedded at the bottom of northern Lake Michigan appears to have been there for centuries, underwater archaeologists announced Tuesday, a crucial finding as crews dig toward what they hope is the…

Clashes erupt in Egypt over Islamist governors

CAIRO (AP) — Clashes have erupted between supporters and opponents of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood over the recent appointment of an Islamist governor in a northern city. Security forces fired tear gas to separate the two groups on Tuesday…

Clashes erupt in Egypt over Islamist governor

CAIRO (AP) — Clashes have erupted between supporters and opponents of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood over the recent appointment of an Islamist governor in a northern city. Security forces fired tear gas to separate the two groups on Tuesday…

Scientists: Soggy British weather likely to stay

LONDON (AP) — The best advice for visitors to Britain — pack an umbrella — is more vital than ever. Weather scientists said Tuesday that a country that has been unusually soggy in recent years is not likely…

MGM, AEG to develop 20K seat Las Vegas Strip arena

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant MGM Resorts International and entertainment company AEG say they’ve inked a deal to build a 20,000-seat Las Vegas Strip arena. Officials with Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts and Los Angeles-based AEG say the…

Photos: Military women through the years

Through the years, women’s roles in wartime have evolved. Here’s a collection showing the different ways women have served in the military over time.

Missouri moves to lift ban on foreign farm owners

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A last-minute move by Missouri lawmakers could make it easier for a Chinese conglomerate to buy one of the biggest pork producers in the U.S. Legislators agreed on their final day of work…
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Verizon to close in Boardman

Verizon Wireless is closing its call center and retail outlet in Boardman, which will affect 380 employees at the two locations.…

Yahoo discloses number of US govt data requests

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Yahoo is the latest company to disclose how many requests for user data it has received from U.S. government agencies, putting the number between 12,000 and 13,000 in the six months that ended on…

Attorney: Judge in gay sex trial should step down

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The attorney for an 18-year-old Florida teen who was charged with a felony for having sexual contact with her 14-year-old girlfriend is asking the judge to remove himself from the case. Attorney Julia…

Boy, 6, killed by relative’s dog at Calif. home

UNION CITY, Calif. (AP) — A 6-year-old San Francisco Bay area boy has died after he was attacked by his family’s dog. Authorities say the attack occurred around 11 a.m. Monday at the boy’s Union City home. The…

Stuntwoman sues News Corp. over alleged phone hack

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who worked as a stunt double for Angelina Jolie has sued Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. in Los Angeles, claiming she’s a victim of a phone hacking scheme to obtain information about the…

Judge urges new approach for Gitmo detainee cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court judge says it’s time for the president and Congress to consider a different approach to the handling of detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison. Judge Harry T. Edwards made the comment…