• Review: Online stylists for the shopping-averse

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Though my grandmother was a fashion designer, I hate buying clothes, and I still wear outfits from high school — in the last century. Even so, I have long been intrigued with Stitch Fix, an online styling and clothing-delivery service that many friends recommend. This...

  • 104,000 taxpayers have personal info stolen from IRS website

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS says more than 100,000 taxpayers have had their personal tax information stolen from an agency website. Officials said the breach was part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds. The information was stolen from an online system called "Get...

  • Pacific Gas & Electric Co. president announces retirement

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The man who led Pacific Gas & Electric Company through a deadly 2010 pipeline explosion in the San Francisco area is retiring at the end of the year. PG&E announced the retirement of Christopher P. Johns in a statement Tuesday, praising his leadership and service....

  • Tribute to B.B. King, Beale Street processional is Wednesday

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Memphis is saying farewell to blues legend B.B. King with a tribute and processional down Beale Street on Wednesday. Musical tributes and speaking will be held at W.C. Handy Park on Beale Street near B.B. King's Blues Club. At 12:45 p.m., the...

  • U2 brings its high-tech 'Innocence & Experience' tour to LA

    Published: Wed, May 27, 2015

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — U2's latest live show included a call to fight AIDS, condemnation of the 1974 car bombings in Ireland, the voice of Stephen Hawking, high-tech stage gimmicks and just over two hours of music, including most of its 2014 album, "Songs of Innocence." The Irish...

  • Community policing at center of Cleveland police reform plan

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The centerpiece of an agreement between the city of Cleveland and the U.S. Department of Justice on how to reform the city's troubled police department is creating an organization that is more accountable and engaged with the people it serves. Community policing,...

  • Rick Santorum faces steep climb in second White House run

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — He exceeded the political world's expectations by scoring a second-place finish in the race for the Republican presidential nomination four years ago. Yet as he readies a second White House run, Rick Santorum may struggle even to qualify for the debate stage in 2016....

  • Colorado theater shooting victims relive terror in courtroom

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — From the witness stand, Christina Blache could finally do what she had most wanted and most feared: She looked for the first time at the man who shot her, who killed her friend, who ravaged so many lives. Her muscles tensed. Her nerves tingled. She fought back...

  • Travel ban ends for Guantanamo inmates swapped for Bergdahl

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A one-year travel ban is expiring for five senior Taliban leaders held in U.S. detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, until they were released last year in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, raising the possibility that the five can move freely around the world as early as...

  • AP Interview: Afghanistan's first lady breaks taboos

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's first lady has broken numerous conventions in a society that traditionally sequesters women behind closed doors — speaking out on issues such as violence against women, the rule of law and the power of religion. But perhaps Rula Ghani's biggest...

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