Quotations of the day

“It’s a very delicate situation. I am concerned there could be a backlash. My personal goal is to save Bob from the death penalty.” — John H…

Sentence due in NY ambassador plot case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Texas man who admits plotting to kill Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States is facing sentencing. Manssor Arbabsi…

RI Gov. Chafee poised to join Democrats

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee was set to join the Democratic Party — a switch the former Republican-turned-indepe…

Timberlake to headline iTunes festival

LONDON (AP) — Justin Timberlake will be the headliner when the iTunes festival kicks off in September in London. The superstar is among the …

Bahrain explosion injures 7 policemen

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahraini police said they arrested three suspects Thursday over a bombing the previous night that wounded seven polic…

Warhol lawsuit settled in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — A legal fight between the legendary rock band The Velvet Underground and the Andy Warhol Foundation is over. Court papers ma…

Today in History

Today is Thursday, May 30, the 150th day of 2013. There are 215 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 30, 1943, during…