‘Breaking Bad’ is ending run still looking good

NEW YORK (AP) — The supply is running low and you know there won’t be more. “Breaking Bad” stands to leave its fans reeling. For five seasons of wickedness this AMC drama has set viewers face-to-face with the…

US to target high-level criminals in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal agents will start targeting high-level drug traffickers in Puerto Rico with intelligence gathered during a three-month blitz on criminal activity in the U.S. territory, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday.…

Dodgers: Slain fan was son of team security guard

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man was stabbed to death after a fight broke out near San Francisco’s AT&T Park, where the Giants were playing the Los Angeles Dodgers, authorities said. Police tell KNTV (http://bit.ly/16BUPGc ) the victim…

Mich. getting museum on post-Civil War era history

EATON RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Mid-Michigan is getting a new museum focusing on post-Civil War era history that includes a collection amassed by one man over the last seven decades. The G.A.R. Memorial Hall and Museum will be…

US to target high-level criminals in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal agents say they will turn to targeting high-level drug traffickers in Puerto Rico with intelligence gained in a three-month blitz on criminal activity in the U.S. territory. The new campaign is…

Order to release Newtown tapes to prompt appeal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The prosecutor leading the investigation into last year’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School said he will ask Connecticut’s courts to block the release of 911 tapes from the shooting by appealing a state…

eBay: We don’t share customer data with NSA

BERLIN (AP) — Online retail platform eBay says it doesn’t share data it collects on its customers with the U.S. National Security Agency. NSA leaker Edward Snowden has suggested that major web companies have set up systems to…

‘Elders’ urge Myanmar to address religious strife

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Jimmy Carter and two other former world leaders who are part of a group known as “The Elders” wrapped up a visit to Myanmar on Thursday with calls to address Buddhist-led violence against minority…

US economy grew at 2.5 percent rate in spring

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a 2.5 percent annual rate from April through June, an improvement from the first three months of the year. But economists are worried that growth may now be slowing. The…

Guinness-fueled ‘holiday’ troubles many in Ireland

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland’s love affair with pub and pint is sparking national soul-searching as never before because of an unofficial holiday dreamed up by Guinness. Thursday’s celebrations of Arthur’s Day, honoring the 18th-century founder of Ireland’s quintessential…

Batman vs. Superman: Fans won’t influence film

LONDON (AP) — Super heroes don’t bow to fan pressure — that’s according to screenwriter David S. Goyer, who is co-writing the new “Batman vs. Superman” movie. He’s currently working on the script for the upcoming comic book…

Wife says George Zimmerman has changed since trial

MIAMI (AP) — Shellie Zimmerman says her husband has changed since a jury acquitted him in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. She told Matt Lauer on NBC’s Today Show on Thursday she doesn’t know what he’s capable…

Drake is comfortable in his own skin

NEW YORK (AP) — As Drake walks into the room, his body language projects an air of confidence. On any other day, it may go unnoticed, but on the eve of releasing his third album, “Nothing Was the…

Frustration for Conn., NY rail commuters

NEW YORK (AP) — Traffic is building along Interstate 95 as tens of thousands of Metro-North Railroad commuters scramble for alternate routes to get to work between Connecticut and New York City. A high-voltage feeder cable failed early…

Cameras capture eagle killing deer in Russia

LONDON (AP) — Remote cameras set up to track Siberian tigers in Russia have caught a golden eagle attack on a sika deer, snapping three photos as the massive bird digs its talons into the distressed animal’s back.…
Miracles for Munchkins Travel Mug Winner

Miracles for Munchkins Travel Mug Winner

Dunkin' Donuts unveils the years Miracles for Munchkins travel Mug design winner. Proceeds of the new mug will benefit Akron Children's Hospital of the Mahoning Valley.…
Gold phones

Gold phones

A new color of phones comes out.…

$15M gift for NYPL afterschool program

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Public Library has received a $15 million gift from the late editor of Cosmopolitan magazine for an afterschool program for underserved children. The library and the Helen Gurley Brown trust say…

Vikings set to invade British Museum in 2014

LONDON (AP) — The biggest Viking ship ever found is coming to London as part of a major exhibition that aims to expand the popular image of the Scandinavian plunderers. The 1,000-year-old, 37-meter (120-foot) wooden longboat discovered in…
Chevy Cruze Diesel

GM holds Diesel Cruze Driveaway

Chevrolet dealers from across the state are gathering at the General Motors Lordstown plant on Thursday to take possession of their Cruze Clean Turbo Diesels. …