TORONTO (AP) — The mother of two small boys strangled by a 100-pound (45-kilogram) python in their sleep earlier this week in Canada had posted photos on Facebook last year of the boys playing in and cleaning her
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is about to replace its GED diploma exam with a new test that’s considered to be tougher and a… More »
A five-year-old Youngstown startup company on Wednesday purchased an educational technology company.
NEW YORK (AP) — Since she was a little girl putting on nightly shows to stave off bedtime and using her father’s Dictaphone to stealthily record interesting accents, Lake Bell has been fascinated by voices.
In her new
The Mahoning County Coroner announced on Wednesday the death of a Youngstown man who took a fatal fall did not trip over sagging pants.
JEANNETTE, Pa. (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been set for 2-year-old western Pennsylvania boy who served as best man at his parents’ wedding two… More »
VIENNA (AP) — A Mozart opera performed at one of Austria’s premier music festivals has made an unscheduled splash after a boat carrying three singers overturned and dumped them into a lake.
The Bregenz Festival features an open-air
NEW YORK (AP) — Did a fan of “Shark Week” get carried away?
New York City’s transit authority says a conductor found a small dead shark aboard a subway train in Queens on Wednesday.
The conductor asked passengers
NEW YORK (AP) — A statuette featured in the 1941 movie “The Maltese Falcon” is being offered for sale at a New York City auction.
Bonhams says the black figurine is the highlight of a Nov. 25 auction.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Can a mobile app really teach a baby to find her nose? Or learn to recognize letters and numbers? Not according to an advocacy group that filed a complaint Wednesday with the Federal Trade Commission
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A minor league baseball team acknowledged Wednesday that it staged a rejected marriage proposal during a recent game as a publicity stunt.
The Double-A New Britain Rock Cats, an affiliate of the Minnesota
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Pope Francis is asking fellow Argentines to reach out to the poorest, not only through charity but by showing them compassion and affection.
Francis’ prerecorded message was broadcast early Wednesday as thousands lined
ROLLA, Mo. (AP) — Heavy thunderstorms early Wednesday hit already saturated areas of south-central Missouri, where one child has been reported killed and a woman remains missing in flooding that also has forced the closure of major highways
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal magistrate has ordered BP to pay more than $130 million in fees to the court-supervised administrator of its multibillion-dollar settlement with Gulf Coast businesses and residents after the company’s 2010 oil spill.
BOSTON (AP) — Jurors in the racketeering trial of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger asked the judge for clarification on the culpability of someone who helps in the commission of a crime as they started their second day
VIENNA (AP) — A U.S.-based institute tracking North Korea’s nuclear weapons program says recent satellite photos show the country is doubling the size of its uranium enrichment plant.
In March, North Korea said it was “readjusting and restarting”
NEW YORK (AP) — Some 60 years ago, a doctor in Baltimore removed cancer cells from a poor black patient named Henrietta Lacks without her knowledge or consent. Those cells eventually helped lead to a multitude of medical
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit filed Wednesday on behalf of a volunteer at last month’s 2013 All-Star FanFest claims Major League Baseball violated federal and state minimum wage laws by failing to pay more than 2,000 volunteers.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A former Libyan militia commander on Wednesday denied charges filed in U.S. federal court accusing him of being involved in an attack that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.
Ahmed Abu Khattala
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say the threat from al-Qaida as a global terrorist organization has declined but the threat from its loosely linked affiliates and individuals radicalized by its “infectious ideas” persists and has become more