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Thousands of Muslims try to flee CAR capital

A Christian man carries a charred mannequin wearing a Muslim veil in front of looted Muslim stores, past a convoy of over 100 vehicles of Muslims fleeing Bangui, Central African Republic, Friday Feb. 14, 2014. A convoy of thousands of Muslims heading to Chad had to turn around as...
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Couples celebrate overturned Va. gay marriage ban

AAA Feb. 14, 2014 12:45 PM ETCouples celebrate overturned Va. gay marriage ban From left, Robert Roman and Claus Ihlemann of Virginia Beach celebrate with Carol Schall, Mary Townley , Tim Bostic and Tony London, Thursday’s ruling by federal Judge Arenda Wright Allen that...
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5 people die in Minneapolis duplex fire

Minneapolis firefighters respond to a fire at a duplex in Minneapolis, on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Fire officials say three children have died and five other people have been injured in the fire. More than 40 firefighters responded to the fire about 5 a.m. Minneapolis Fire Chief...

Eurozone recovery accelerates but jobs elusive

BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe’s economy is growing faster, raising hopes for a sustainable recovery, but that may not be enough to bring down the record unemployment rate anytime soon. The economy of the euro bloc grew 0.3 percent in the October-December period from the...

(Not Just for) Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

There’s far too much pressure on Valentine’s Day to try to get the perfect gift, much less the perfect gift of jewelry. If you really want to give an experience along with a gift of jewelry, American Pearl, which has been around since 1950, has one of the more fun and...

(Not Just for) Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

There’s far too much pressure on Valentine’s Day to try to get the perfect gift, much less the perfect gift of jewelry. If you really want to give an experience along with a gift of jewelry, American Pearl, which has been around since 1950, has one of the more fun and...
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Joel McHale hosts White House Correspondents event

AP Photo/Richard Shotwell The host of “The Soup” is coming to Washington. The White House Correspondents’ Association says Joel McHale will host its annual dinner on May 3 in the nation’s capital. The group said Friday that the star of NBC’s...
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Trucks, dozens of cars crash on Pa. turnpike

Vehicles are piled up in an accident Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Bensalem, Pa. Traffic accidents involving multiple tractor trailers and dozens of cars have completely blocked one side of the Pennsylvania Turnpike outside Philadelphia and caused some injuries. (AP Photo/Matt...
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Gov’t fails to issue rules on musical instruments

FILE – In this July 9, 2009 file photo, Musician Dave Carroll, of the pop-folk band Sons Of Maxwell, holds his repaired Taylor guitar in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Carroll became an Internet sensation after posting a revenge song about airline customer service on YouTube with...
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Stewart returns to racing, undaunted by layoff

AP Photo/John Raoux DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tony Stewart is 20 pounds lighter and has a titanium rod in his surgically repaired right leg. As far as he’s concerned, those are the only major changes since he broke two bones in his leg in an August sprint-car crash....