Ben Affleck, Matt Damon producing Showtime drama pilot

NEW YORK (AP) — Showtime says Oscar-winning filmmakers Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are re-teaming off-screen for a new one-hour drama pilot. The prospective new series, “City on a Hill,” is based on an idea by Affleck and Damon, and focuses on Boston in the early...

The Latest: Fair Opens, Rides Closed After Deadly Accident

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State Fair’s deadly accident when a ride broke apart. (all times local): 9 a.m. The Ohio State Fair is open again, but all its amusement rides remain closed a day after a thrill ride on the midway broke apart, killing one man and...

P&G Beats Street 4Q Forecasts

CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $2.22 billion. On a per-share basis, the Cincinnati-based company said it had profit of 82 cents. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, were 85 cents per share. The results...

Hobby has travelers looking for spots where 3 states touch

AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb THOMPSON, Conn. (AP) — Brian Butler is a tripointer. The 63-year-old lives in Holliston, Massachusetts, about 20 miles from the Connecticut and Rhode Island borders. That’s where he picked up the unusual hobby of visiting spots where at least...

In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos

For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases. The experiment was just an exercise in science – the embryos were not allowed to develop for more than a...

Pouncey says Hernandez was in 'great spirits' before hanging

AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey says Aaron Hernandez was in great spirits when they talked on the phone the day before the former New England Patriots tight end hanged himself in his cell in a maximum-security prison in...
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Things to know about Foxconn plant coming to Wisconsin

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group’s manufacturing plant in Wisconsin wlll be the first U.S.-based facility for the Taiwan-based electronics giant. Here are some things to know about the plant: — WHAT WILL IT MAKE? Foxconn is...
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Deutsche Bank: Ex-execs to give up $44.9M in bonuses

AP Photo/Michael Probst FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank says former top executives have agreed to give up 38.4 million euros ($44.9 million) in disputed bonuses that were withheld while the board of directors raised questions about their responsibility for the...
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For Philadelphia Phish fan, it's time to make the doughnuts

AP Photo/Matt Rourke NEW YORK (AP) — Phish announced its 13-show run in New York with a video in January that showed giant doughnuts rolling through the city. That got Felicia D’Ambrosio’s phone buzzing, with calls from friends hoping that might mean a role for...

Mick Jagger releases 2 tracks in new audio-visual project

NEW YORK (AP) — Mick Jagger has released two songs which he says are urgent responses to the “confusion and frustration with the times we live in.” The Rolling Stones leader released the songs and music videos Thursday. He’s calling “Gotta Get a Grip...