VA urged to form registry of roadside bomb victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roadside bombs have killed nearly 3,600 military service members and wounded 34,000 more in Iraq and Afghanistan, but many of the long-term health effects are unknown for those who seemingly walked away without serious injury. For that reason, the...
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Another storm hits Northeast; ‘Oh, no, not again’

Snow blankets a street in downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. Snow and ice covered the northern half of the state, forcing authorties to close roads and prompting another day of school and business closings. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves) Snow blankets a street in...

15 Brownies That Will Be Your Valentine, No Questions Asked

Who needs a “real” valentine when you have brownies? The perfect fudgy square is as close to bliss as you can get, and bonus: They don’t break promises, they always look fantastic, and they’re made to please. Treat your eyes to a feast of the most luscious, glorious,...

Plushenko withdraws from Olympic figure skating

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Evgeni Plushenko withdrew for medical reasons Thursday from the men’s figure skating competition at the Sochi Olympics. The four-time medalist who helped Russia win the team gold over the weekend fell on a triple axel during warmups for the short...
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Kenya govt accuses US as tear gas breaks up rally

Protesters wearing masks in the colors of the Kenyan flag carry giant mock babies to represent what they claimed was the “childish” apathy of the Kenyan people and the need for the country to “grow up”, before police fired teargas to disperse the...

NSA to Congress: Snowden copied co-worker password

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency is telling Congress that former NSA analyst Edward Snowden gained access to at least some classified files by copying a password from a co-worker who has now resigned. The unnamed civilian employee resigned last month after...
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Kenya govt accuses US as tear gas breaks up rally

Protesters wearing masks in the colors of the Kenyan flag carry giant mock babies to represent what they claimed was the “childish” apathy of the Kenyan people and the need for the country to “grow up”, before police fired teargas to disperse the...

NSA to Congress: Snowden copied co-worker password

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency is telling Congress that former NSA analyst Edward Snowden gained access to at least some classified files by copying a password from a co-worker who has now resigned. The unnamed civilian employee resigned last month after...
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To bail or keep shredding? When Olympians give up

AP Photo/Andy Wong KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Canadian skier Alex Beaulieu-Marchand stood at the top of the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park slopestyle course, then leaned forward to make the first of his two runs in the Olympic final. He fell on his first jump, then skipped...
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To bail or keep shredding? When Olympians give up

AP Photo/Andy Wong KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Canadian skier Alex Beaulieu-Marchand stood at the top of the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park slopestyle course, then leaned forward to make the first of his two runs in the Olympic final. He fell on his first jump, then skipped...