Cisco tops Street fiscal 2nd-quarter forecasts

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Cisco Systems Inc. reported better-than-expected quarterly results and announced a stock buyback plan and dividend increase, sending its shares higher in extended trading.

The San...

Australian charged with sex attack on 2 backpackers on beach

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Two female backpackers from Europe were savagely attacked on a remote Australian beach by a traveling companion they had met hours earlier, police said on Wednesday.

A 59-year-old...

Van Gogh's bedroom recreated in Chicago as Airbnb rental

CHICAGO (AP) — Art lovers have a chance to spend one starry night in a replica of Vincent Van Gogh's bedroom for only $10.

The Art Institute of Chicago decorated a one-bedroom apartment to look like Van...

No accord for NJ Transit, rail union as strike date looms

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Union officials representing rail workers said Wednesday their members are prepared to strike unless New Jersey Transit improves an offer they say would increase workers' health premiums by...

Northern Ireland's 'Game of Thrones' road painted by mistake

ARMOY, Northern Ireland (AP) — "Game of Thrones" fans, don't fret: Cleaners are coming.

Tourists who flock to Northern Ireland to visit the settings for the hit HBO fantasy series were incensed this week to...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Feb. 10, 2016

By: Carlotta Olson

WHAT'S COOKING

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ONGOING

Black Bear Bourbon Bar - 10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls; 684-9648, 964-2990, chefmatthews@aol.com. - Basic Bourbon Training, 8-10 p.m. Fridays. Cost is...

Tourism commission chooses western Nebraska sites for revamp

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The state's tourism commission has selected two sites in western Nebraska to benefit from a new volunteer program.

The commission's selection committee chose the Robidoux Trading Post...

Oregon confirms case of travel-associated Zika virus

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Public health officials say Oregon has a confirmed case of the Zika virus.

The Oregon Health Authority said Wednesday the woman contracted the virus outside the United States and has...