Scholarship named in honor of marathon victim

WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) — A suburban Boston community college has established a scholarship in memory of a marathon bombing victim. MassBay Community College announced Wednesday that the scholarship would go to a business major from Massachusetts in honor…

CMU president apologizes for half-naked ‘pope’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The president of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh has apologized for a student who dressed half-naked as the pope, with her pubic hair shave……

Philly-area man charged with stabbing family dogs

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Police say a 31-year-old man faces charges after stabbing two dogs with a knife at his family’s home outside Philadelphia. The Daily Loc……

UN says 2012 was 9th-hottest year since 1850

GENEVA (AP) — The World Meteorological Organization says last year was the ninth-warmest since record-keeping began in 1850, despite the cooling effect of the weather pattern called La Nina. The U.N.’s weather agency says this marks the 27th…

DA: Bones, clothing found on man’s Pa. property

HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor says crews have found bones and clothing on a central Pennsylvania tract of land owned by the former father-in-law of a woman report……

US jobless claims fall to 5-year low of 324K

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to seasonally adjusted 324,000, the lowest since January 2008. The drop points to fewer layoffs and possibly more hiring. The Labor Department said Thursday that…

US trade deficit falls to $38.8 billion in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit narrowed for a second month in March as the daily flow of imported crude oil dropped to the lowest level in 17 years. The deficit with China hit a three-year low.…

US worker productivity rises just 0.7 pct. in Q1

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. worker productivity barely grew from January through March after shrinking in the final three months of 2012. Weak productivity growth could prompt employers to hire more if consumers and businesses continue to increase spending.…

Lebanon: Main suspect in 2011 kidnapping arrested

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese security officials say they’ve arrested the man behind the 2011 kidnapping of seven Estonian tourists. The officials said Thursday that Hussein Hojeiri was detained two days ago in the eastern Bekaa Valley. They say…

Oil trades above $91, recovering from big drop

The price of oil made gains above $91 per barrel Thursday, rebounding from a steep drop, as the European Central Bank cut its key interest rate to a new low. By early afternoon in Europe, the benchmark oil…

Spice Girls musical ‘Viva Forever’ closing in June

LONDON (AP) — “Viva Forever”? Not as it turns out. Producers announced Thursday that the Spice Girls musical will close at London’s Piccadilly Theater June 29 after a disappointing six-month run. Producer Judy Craymer said despite tweaks since…

York College locked down after central Pa. robbery

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Normal operations have resumed at York College in central Pennsylvania after the university was locked down overnight as police searched for a robber……

One of oldest concentration camp survivors dies

VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian organization that tracks the fate of Nazi concentration camp inmates says the oldest known survivor of such a camp has died aged 107. The Mauthausen Committee said Thursday that Leopold Engleitner died April…
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Hip exercises

Best ways to exercise hips.…

EU in Kosovo launches new organ trafficking probe

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A European Union prosecutor in Kosovo says a new probe into illegal organ trafficking has begun just days after five people were found guilty of running a criminal ring that lured poor people from…

Marywood nursing students can finish at Scranton

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — After losing accreditation for its nursing program, Marywood University in northeastern Pennsylvania has announced a plan to allow third-year……
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YSU Candidates Introduced

The three final candidates for the position of president of Youngstown State University will visit the campus in the coming days and students, faculty and staff will have a chance to meet each one.…

Conde Nast launches Vogue, Wired video programming

NEW YORK (AP) — Conde Nast is launching a slate of Web series inspired by its the fashion magazine Vogue and the technology monthly Wired. The media company announced the new digital programming in a presentation to advertisers…