Warship captain in collision that killed 7 to lose command
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:16:02 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch contributed to a collision between a Navy destroyer and a commercial container ship that killed seven sailors, Navy officials said...  Full Story

Indian IT company Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:50:51 -0500

NEW DELHI (AP) — The CEO of India-based outsourcing and information technology company Infosys, Vishal Sikka, has resigned following differences with some founders of the company, including N...  Full Story

Zimmerman's homer lifts Nationals to 2-1 win vs Padres
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:22:47 -0500

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With 33-year-old Edwin Jackson mostly frustrating the San Diego Padres for seven innings, Ryan Zimmerman and the rest of the Washington Nationals figured out a way to win on ...  Full Story

Acclaimed modernist architect Gunnar Birkerts dies at 92
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:17:34 -0500

NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Gunnar Birkerts, an internationally acclaimed modernist architect who designed buildings including the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, the Corning Museum of Glass i...  Full Story

Constipated gorilla in Kansas zoo recovering after surgery
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:35:31 -0500

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A constipated 49-year-old lowland gorilla at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas is recovering after having surgery.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that zoo Director Brend...  Full Story

The Latest: Trump won't back down on Confederate monuments
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:53:05 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):

10:45 p.m.

President Donald Trump isn't backing away from the racially charged debate over Confederate me...  Full Story

New Facebook data center a boost to Ohio's technology sector
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:39:14 -0500

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Facebook will spend $750 million on a new data center in central Ohio, the company announced Tuesday — marking another boost for the state's growing technology sector....  Full Story

Math experts join brainpower to help address gerrymandering
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:36:41 -0500

MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Some of the brightest minds in math arrived at Tufts University last week to tackle an issue lawyers and political scientists have been struggling with for decades.

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Birds cut down by kite flying on Indian Independence Day
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:45:38 -0500

NEW DELHI (AP) — The annual tradition of flying kites over the Indian capital on Independence Day takes a painful toll on birds that fall victim to their razor-sharp strings.

Workers a...  Full Story

3 charities cancel Mar-a-Lago events amid Trump backlash
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:02:10 -0500

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's comments about the white nationalist rally last weekend are hurting not just his political standing, but his pocketbook.

Three cha...  Full Story