Austin bomber blows self up; fears of more explosives remain
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:53:09 -0500

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — The suspect in a series of bombing attacks that terrorized Austin over the past few weeks blew himself up early Wednesday as law enforcement closed in on him. Authori...  Full Story

Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm's CEO suspended
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:41:43 -0500

LONDON (AP) — The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegation...  Full Story

Tennis umpire who was accused of killing aims to clear name
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:49:28 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lois Goodman was walking out of a hotel on her way to judge a U.S. Open tennis match in New York in 2012 when police swept in to handcuff and arrest her in front of news ca...  Full Story

'Black Panther' fans can find glimpses of Wakanda in Africa
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:29:34 -0500

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Want to go to Wakanda? The blockbuster success of "Black Panther" has created a new, compelling vision of Africa as a continent of smart, technologically savvy people with...  Full Story

Nightclub shut down after event with live horse to reopen
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:26:41 -0500

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida nightclub that was shut down after a scantily clad woman rode bareback on a white horse through a crowd will be allowed to reopen.

A Miami Beach code...  Full Story

Spending talks nearly done, $1.3T bill soon to be unveiled
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:08:58 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks over a $1.3 trillion government spending bill neared completion Wednesday as the White House and Capitol Hill Democrats ironed out deals on a first round of funding fo...  Full Story

Facebook: A community like no other. Should you leave it?
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:12:03 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Sure. Take that quiz about which hair-metal band is your spirit animal. Share a few snaps of your toddler at the beach and watch the likes pile up. Comment on that pointed pol...  Full Story

Officer's response praised as school shooting ends quickly
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:06:38 -0500

GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — In the latest school shooting in America, the gunfire was over and done with in less than a minute.

This time, the shooter, a 17-year-old student, was killed. A...  Full Story

Researcher captures striking Antarctic video of minke whale
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:40:01 -0500

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Marine mammal expert Dr. Regina Eisert thought minke whales were a little boring until she captured some striking footage of one swimming underwater near Antarc...  Full Story

Russia: Asking permission before taking organs is 'inhumane'
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 03:11:56 -0500

At least two lawsuits filed at a top European court claim Russia violated Europe's Human Rights Convention by removing organs from the recently dead without telling relatives.

Russia's...  Full Story