European oil and gas majors call for carbon price

BONN, Germany (AP) — Six European oil and gas companies have called for a global price on carbon as a way to curb climate-warming emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. The appeal by the chief executives of Royal Dutch Shell, BP, Eni, Total, Statoil and the BG Group...
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Malaysia Air CEO says carrier could break even by 2018

AP Photo/Vincent Thian The new CEO of Malaysia Airlines said the ailing carrier could break even by 2018 after cutting staff, selling surplus aircraft and refurbishing its international fleet. Christoph Mueller said Monday that the airline is trying to sell two of its A380 super...
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Refugees fear history is repeating itself in Burundi

AP Photo/Jerome Delay KAGUNGA, Tanzania (AP) — As a teenager Joseph Nakaha fled with his parents to neighboring Tanzania when ethnic-based fighting erupted in Burundi after independence in 1962. In 1972, he was a refugee again and then in 1993 when civil war broke out, he...
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Solar Impulse plane to land in Japan due to bad weather

AP Photo TOKYO (AP) — A solar plane attempting to fly around the world without a drop of fuel plans to make an unscheduled stop Monday night in Nagoya, Japan, because of bad weather. Swiss pilot Andr Borschberg took off from Nanjing, China, on Sunday on what was to be the...

Rice tops Houston 3-2 in 20, tourney’s 4th-longest game

HOUSTON (AP) — Leon Byrd hit an RBI double down the right-field line, giving Rice a 3-2 victory over Houston in 20 innings early Monday in the fourth-longest game in NCAA Tournament history. Rice (37-21) advanced to play Louisiana-Lafayette in the regional championship on...

Rape Kits Bring Answers _ And Endings _ For 2 Women

CLEVELAND (AP) — For rape victims, the good news and the horrible news may be identical: “We may be able to identify your rapist.” On the one hand, results from an old rape kit can bring relief. On the other, the news can upend a life carefully rebuilt, bringing back...

Old Rape Kits And 4 Brave Women Bring Rapist To Justice

CLEVELAND (AP) — When Stacey Fifer arrived at the prison one day last September, she was carrying four old photos of women, strangers to one another but bound by terrifying memories of the same man. The criminal investigator had strong suspicions Dwayne Wilson was that man. A...

All Columbus Schools To Get WiFi By End Of Next School Year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say all Columbus schools will be equipped with wireless Internet by the end of next school year. Under a $4.6 million deal recently approved by the Board of Education, the district will install WiFi in each of its 109 school buildings by the end of...
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Ohio homeboys: Superstars LeBron, Curry both born in Akron

AP Photo/Mark Duncan AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Welcome to the Rubber Capital, where car tires first rolled, the Goodyear Blimp took flight and two bouncing baby basketball prodigies were born less than four years apart in the 1980s. LeBron James and Stephen Curry, the NBA’s...
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MetLife Stadium installs magnetometers for fan use

AP Photo/Julio Cortez EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The idea is simple: get as many as 80,000 people into MetLife Stadium as quickly and efficiently as possible in the most secure manner. Beginning this week, the home of the New York Giants and Jets and site of dozens of...