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Syria war deepens fears for Lebanon’s missing

In this Thursday April 10, 2014 photo, Lebanese Mary Mansourati, 82, whose son Dani went missing in Syria in 1992 at the age of 30, show his portrait during an interview with the Associated Press at her house, in Beirut, Lebanon. Dani is among an estimated 17,000 Lebanese still...
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Browns match offer sheet for center Mack

FILE – This Dec. 1, 2013 file photo shows Cleveland Browns center Alex Mack (55) in action during an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Cleveland. Browns Pro Bowl center Alex Mack’s football future could be decided in the next few days _ or hours....

Once-soaring tech stocks sink in sobering comedown

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The stock market’s laws of gravity are inflicting pain on its highest fliers. Just look at the list of technology trailblazers whose values have plummeted from record highs during the past few weeks. Investors have re-focused on safer sectors...
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Technology stocks falling for 2nd day in a row

Specialist Anthony Rinaldi works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, April 11, 2014. Weaker earnings at JPMorgan Chase are dragging bank stocks lower in early trading.Technology and biotech stocks also fell, a day after the worst rout for the Nasdaq...

SeaWorld loses appeal in death by killer whale

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a regulatory safety finding against SeaWorld in the drowning of a trainer at the theme park who was pulled under by a killer whale. In a 2-1 decision, the appeals court says SeaWorld’s challenge to the finding is...
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American imprisoned in Cuba ends hunger strike

FILE – This undated handout file photo provided by the Gross family shows Alan and Judy Gross. Gross, who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years after illegally setting up Internet access on the island has suspended his hunger strike after more than a week....
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Union-Minnesota for Frozen 4 title

Minnesota’s Justin Holl, left, reacts to his goal being ruled good with Sam Warning, right, behind him during the third period of an NCAA men’s college hockey Frozen Four tournament game against North Dakota, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Philadelphia. Minnesota won...

‘Divergent’ film finale to be released in 2 parts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. says the final book of its “Divergent” trilogy will be made into two parts, following the lucrative formula it has used for “Twilight” and is repeating for “The Hunger Games.” The first...

Colin Kaepernick defends reputation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is defending his reputation. Kaepernick put out a statement on his Twitter account Friday, a day after his name was linked to a Miami police report involving a woman who passed out in a hotel and later...

Ohio geologists link small quakes to fracking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to gas drilling, leading the state to issue new permit conditions in certain areas that are among the nation’s strictest. A...