• Pentagon plans to identify hundreds killed in Pearl Harbor

    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    HONOLULU (AP) — Tom Gray's family has waited for more than 70 years to bring home the remains of his cousin who was killed in the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. On Tuesday, they got a step closer when the military announced it would exhume and attempt to identify the...

  • A year after kidnap of schoolgirls in Nigeria, hope dwindles

    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in northeastern Nigeria. And while the cry to "Bring Back Our Girls" remains a worldwide cause, the new president Tuesday would not repeat his predecessor's...

  • SpaceX launches cargo capsule, fails to nail rocket landing

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station on Tuesday, including the first espresso maker bound for orbit. But the company's third attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean platform failed. The first-stage booster...

  • In Iowa, Clinton lays out tenets of 2016 campaign

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    MONTICELLO, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton declared herself a "champion" for struggling families Tuesday, offering a full-throated embrace of economic and good-government policies promoted by liberal Democrats at the first formal event of her young presidential campaign. "I think...

  • Expert: Tale of worker asleep in cargo hold is a warning

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    SEATTLE (AP) — The misadventure of a baggage handler who fell asleep in the cargo hold of a jetliner should be a warning for airlines to improve security procedures, safety experts said Tuesday. The worker banged on the plane for help shortly after takeoff on Monday from Seattle....

  • Big score: College bowl game payouts surpass $500 million

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    Thanks to the College Football Playoff, bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars to conferences and schools last season, the largest payout ever and an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series. According to an NCAA report released...

  • Brody Jenner to host E!'s 'Sex with Brody' call-in talk show

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yet another member of the Jenner-Kardashian clan is getting a TV show. The E! Entertainment channel said Tuesday that Brody Jenner will host a call-in talk show titled "Sex With Brody." The show is based on a podcast by Jenner, who is described by the cable channel...

  • Rita Wilson recovering after double mastectomy

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    NEW YORK — Rita Wilson is recovering after undergoing a bilateral mastectomy for breast cancer. The 58-year-old actress and singer, who had been appearing in Larry David's play "Fish in the Dark" on Broadway, will return May 5, according to her publicist, Heidi Schaeffer. Wilson,...

  • Bricks fall 11 stories onto Cleveland street, crush minivan

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A mass of bricks and stone crumbled away from the decorative cornice of a vacant historic building in downtown Cleveland and fell 11 stories, crushing a minivan that was parked below. Fire officials say the rubble from the top of the former National City Bank building...

  • Plane skids off runway in Japan; about 20 injured

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    TOKYO (AP) — An Asiana Airlines plane skidded off a runway Tuesday after landing in western Japan, and about 20 people received minor injuries, officials said. Hiroshima airport reported that the aircraft's tail touched the runway while landing, causing some sparks, but there were no...

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