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Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

February 18, 2018

Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to... more »»

Kentucky 2030? Could Korea export its rural Olympic gamble?

February 18, 2018

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — A coal mine stands on the mountain exactly as it was the day it was abandoned, now a rusting relic of blue-collar glory lost to a globalized world. more »»

Where to turn for tax help

February 18, 2018

Tax returns surge over Presidents Day weekend, with the IRS saying it receives more phone calls on the day after Presidents Day than on any other day of the year. more »»

Legendary climber Jim Bridwell dies at 73

February 18, 2018

PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park, has died. He was 73. more »»

School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

February 18, 2018

The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmaker... more »»

A fire alarm sounds, then gunfire erupts: Stay or flee?

February 17, 2018

Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. more »»

Legendary climber Jim Bridwell dies at 73

February 17, 2018

PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park, has died. He was 73. more »»

When training on fire alarms, shootings clash: Stay or flee?

February 17, 2018

Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. more »»

Mourners: Slain Chicago officer was 'one of the good guys'

February 17, 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — Mourners remembered a slain Chicago Police commander Saturday as a model officer and "one of the good guys" who was uninterested in self-promotion, even as he moved up the... more »»

Conundrum of a fire alarm with gunfire: Flee, or lock down?

February 17, 2018

Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. more »»

Passenger says teen driver panicked, hit the gas outside NSA

February 17, 2018

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A passenger in a vehicle that was fired upon outside the National Security Agency campus says the unlicensed teen driver made a wrong turn, panicked and hit the gas. more »»

Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks

February 17, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After Tnuza Jamal Hassan was stopped from flying to Afghanistan last September, she allegedly told FBI agents that she wanted to join al-Qaida and marry a fighter, and that she... more »»

Florida legislators struggle with how to respond to shooting

February 17, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the Florida Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath. more »»

Weinstein Co. fires president after suit alleges inaction

February 17, 2018

BALTIMORE (AP) — The movie studio co-founded by Harvey Weinstein has fired its president, whose continued presence at the company was a source of controversy.

The Weinstein Co. more »»

The Latest: Slain Chicago officer remembered as 'model cop'

February 17, 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for a Chicago Police commander killed in the line of duty (all times local):

12:20 p.m. more »»

What does a bear do in the Alaska woods? Disperse seeds

February 17, 2018

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Does a bear leave scat in the woods? The answer is obvious but the effects on an ecosystem may not be. more »»

 
 
 

 

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