Powerful cyclone slams into Australia's tropical northeast
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:14:17 -0500

TOWNSVILLE, Australia (AP) — A powerful cyclone slammed into Australia's tropical northeast coast on Tuesday, tearing down fences, snapping trees and knocking out power to tens of thousands o...  Full Story

American Airlines buys stake in China Southern Airlines
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:40:07 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, the biggest of China's three major state-owned carriers, in a bid for a bigger share of...  Full Story

Leonard scores 25 as Spurs dismantle ailing Cavs, 103-74
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:01:49 -0500

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Cavaliers acknowledged having heavy legs, yet there is something far weightier on the minds of the defending NBA champions.

Cleveland is in the midst of one of i...  Full Story

Arrest after shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:39:21 -0500

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A hip-hop promoter was charged on Monday with pistol-whipping someone during an altercation that included a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his hometown tha...  Full Story

101-year-old resident attends borough's centennial party
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:17:36 -0500

DUPONT, Pa. (AP) — A 101-year-old woman was on hand to celebrate the centennial of the Pennsylvania borough where she has always lived.

Margaret Milewski lived in what's now Dupont — a...  Full Story

Veteran homelessness: Trump's budget could hurt efforts
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:39:34 -0500

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The push to end homelessness among veterans would suffer without the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, which is up for elimination under President Donald Trump...  Full Story

Uber resumes self-driving car program after brief suspension
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:48:00 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Uber says it is resuming its self-driving car program in Arizona and Pittsburgh after it was suspended following a crash over the weekend.

The company had also grounded...  Full Story

Club shooting victim: 'All I was thinking about was my kids'
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:50:49 -0500

CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting described a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were frantically crawling over one anothe...  Full Story

South Korea holds memorial for 9 missing ferry victims
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:19:10 -0500

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Tuesday held a memorial ceremony for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near the ship's wreckag...  Full Story

GOP failure in Congress boosts Medicaid effort in Kansas
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:52:13 -0500

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Legislators and advocates in Kansas pushing to expand the state's health coverage for the poor to thousands of adults are buoyed by the failure of Republicans in Washingto...  Full Story