Seattle Airport Jetway Drops As People Exit Flight

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Seattle-Tacoma International Airport says passengers were exiting a Southwest Airlines flight when a jet bridge to the terminal dropped several feet Tuesday, but no one was injured. Airport spokeswoman Christina Faine (FAY-nee’) says the end of the...
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S&P 500 flirts with 1,900, but falls short

Traders John Santiago, left, and William McInerney, right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index crossed above 1,900 for the first time Tuesday as investors assessed news on retail sales. DirecTV gained...
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6 soldiers killed in Ukraine; Germany pushes peace

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, left, shakes hands with acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Steinmeier flew to Ukraine Tuesday to help start talks between the Ukrainian government and its foes...

Consumers losing doctors with new insurance plans

MIAMI (AP) — The first thing Michelle Pool did before picking a plan under President Barack Obama’s health insurance law was check whether her longtime primary care doctor was covered. Pool, a 60-year-old diabetic who has had back surgery and a hip replacement,...
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Socialites, actresses, models mix at ballet gala

This Monday, May 12, 2014 photo released by Starpix shows singer-actress Selena Gomez at the American Ballet Theatre Opening Night Spring Gala in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, Marion Curtis) This Monday, May 12, 2014 photo released by Starpix shows singer-actress Selena Gomez at...

Man Sues Steelers’ Adams Over Carjacking Claim

PITTSBURGH (AP) — One of three men acquitted last month of trying to carjack the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Mike Adams sued the lineman Tuesday, saying Adams lied when he claimed the man had a gun and threatened Adams. Adams and Allegheny County prosecutors claimed Dquay Means,...

Ohio Drilling Tax Hike Clears Panel; House To Vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state House committee has narrowly approved legislation raising Ohio’s tax on oil and gas drilling despite objections from Democrats and anti-tax Republicans. It cleared the Ways and Means Committee by a single vote Tuesday, after years of debate....

Ohio Man Gets Prison Time For Stealing Human Bones

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man convicted of stealing human skulls and skeletons from a medical college and selling them has been sentenced to 15 months in prison. A federal judge in Columbus also ordered former lab assistant Weston Moquin (MOH’-kwihn) to pay back the...
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Rutgers: Nelson dismissed from football program

In this May 11, 2014 booking photo provided by Blue Earth County Jail, Philip Nelson, 20, is seen. The former Minnesota Gophers quarterback was arrested in Mankato, Minn., early Sunday, May 11, 2014, on suspicion of third-degree assault. Former Minnesota State, Mankato,...
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Rutgers: Nelson dismissed from football program

In this May 11, 2014 booking photo provided by Blue Earth County Jail, Philip Nelson, 20, is seen. The former Minnesota Gophers quarterback was arrested in Mankato, Minn., early Sunday, May 11, 2014, on suspicion of third-degree assault. Former Minnesota State, Mankato,...