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Bobby Vee braves Alzheimer’s to record once more

AP Photo/Jeff Baenen ST. JOSEPH, Minn. (AP) — Bobby Vee still has the infectious smile, bright eyes and boyish good looks of his 1960s pop idol days, when he scored such hits as “Take Good Care of My Baby,” “Rubber Ball” and “The Night Has a...
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US prosecutors seek execution of marathon suspect

FILE – This file photo provided Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with using a weapon of mass destruction in the bombings on April 15, 2013 near the finish line of the Boston...

Police: 9 family members killed in Ky. house fire

GREENVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say nine members of a family were killed in an early morning house fire, with only the father and an 11-year-old girl escaping. Trooper Stu Recke said eight of the people were found in a master bedroom while the ninth person...
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NASCAR creates winner-take-all championship format

AP Photo CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR overhauled its championship format Thursday, creating an elimination, winner-take-all system designed to reward “the most battle-tested” driver at the end of the season. An expanded 16-driver field will be whittled down to...

NJ university offers course studying Beyoncé

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Beyonc is one of the world’s most scrutinized pop stars, and now that study is moving to academia. The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University is offering a course called “Politicizing Beyonc.” Kevin...

Police: 9 bodies recovered after Ky. house fire

GREENVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An early morning blaze at a home in rural western Kentucky killed nine people, while two others escaped and are being treated for injuries, according to Kentucky State Police. An adult who fled the fire about 2 a.m. CST in the Depoy community of...
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U.S. prosecutors seek execution of Boston bombing suspect

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, instantly raising the stakes in what could be one of the most wrenching trials the city has ever seen. Attorney General...
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Bernanke legacy: Final chapter yet to be written

AP Photo/Susan Walsh WASHINGTON (AP) — When Ben Bernanke puts on his coat and leaves his office Friday, he will close the door on a precedent-breaking eight years as chairman of the Federal Reserve. What’s next? Bernanke has said he plans to stay in Washington to...
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Bernanke legacy: Final chapter yet to be written

AP Photo/Susan Walsh WASHINGTON (AP) — When Ben Bernanke puts on his coat and leaves his office Friday, he will close the door on a precedent-breaking eight years as chairman of the Federal Reserve. What’s next? Bernanke has said he plans to stay in Washington to...
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Ga. governor takes blame for storm preparations

Richard Uzoma returns to his car after he lost control and abandoned it overnight along with other vehicles which couldn’t traverse the ice build up on Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Norcross, Ga. Uzoma said it took him 12 hours to travel 10 miles...