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Young raises $6M in Kickstarter campaign for Pono

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Young has raised more than $6 million through a Kickstarter campaign to fund the singer-songwriter’s digital music project PonoMusic. Kickstarter closed the campaign Tuesday after it raised $6.2 million through 18,000 supporters. The campaign is...
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Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

FILE – This April 2, 2014 file photo shows Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, right, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., left, and others, urging approval for raising the minimum wage, during a news...

Crosses Displayed In Ohio Village Challenged

STRATTON, Ohio (AP) — A group advocating the separation of church and state is protesting a pair of crosses displayed for Easter at an eastern Ohio village’s municipal building. The Madison, Wis.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation is challenging the claim by the mayor...
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Bosnians see victims excavated from mass grave

Bosnian woman Denisa Hegic reacts as she enters at the Sejkovaca identification center, near the Bosnian town of Sanski Most, 260 kilometers (162 miles) northwest of Sarajevo ,on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Denisa Hegic was eight when Serb soldiers stormed her house and killed her...

Fed survey: Growth picks up across most of US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth picking up across most of the United States over the past two months as bitter winter weather subsided. Ten of the Fed’s 12 regions reported an increase in economic activity, according to the Beige...
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Pistorius defense tries to rebuild case

Oscar Pistorius reacts as he listens to forensic evidence being given in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Gianluigi Guercia, Pool) Oscar...
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Jenny McCarthy announces engagement on ‘The View’

This image released by ABC shows co-host Jenny McCarthy showing off her ring after she announced her engagement to fiance Donnie Wahlberg on the daytime series “The View,” Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/ABC, Heidi Gutman) This image released by ABC...
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Detroit still needs $350M from state lawmakers

FILE- In this Oct. 23, 2013 file photo, Dennis Marton walks with protesters at a rally outside The Theodore Levin United States Courthouse in Detroit. The city of Detroit reached tentative agreements to preserve pensions for retired police office and firefighters but cut monthly...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Philadelphia at New York, 7:30 p.m. New England at Chicago, 4 p.m. Houston at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. San Jose at Colorado, 6 p.m. Los Angeles at Vancouver, 7 p.m. D.C. United at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Toronto FC at FC Dallas, 8:30...