Q&A: A look at US-Canada border after airport stabbing

DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say a Canadian man from Tunisia crossed legally into the U.S. days before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport. The attack raises questions about security along the northern border, including what the process is for...

'Small gesture' for Big Papi: Boston names street for Ortiz

AP Photo/Charles Krupa BOSTON (AP) — Ted Williams waited 24 years after his last at-bat before the Boston Red Sox hung his No. 9 from the Fenway Park facade. Bobby Doerr and Joe Cronin waited 37 years, and Carlton Fisk and Jim Rice 20. David Ortiz’s No. 34 will join...
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Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groups

AP Photo/Teresa Crawford SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At Facebook, mere “sharing” is getting old. Finding deeper meaning in online communities is the next big thing. CEO Mark Zuckerberg is no longer satisfied with just connecting the world so that people can pass around...

Scientist gets time served for theft of military documents

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A scientist who pleaded guilty to taking sensitive documents from a Connecticut military contractor to his native China was sentenced on Thursday to 2 1/2 years in prison he has already served. Former United Technologies Corp. engineer Yu Long was...
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Family: Peter Tosh's son left in coma following jail beating

AP Photo/Mel Evans TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The family of the late reggae icon and marijuana activist Peter Tosh is seeking answers after they say his son was left in a coma following an attack in a New Jersey jail, where he was serving a six-month sentence on pot possession...

Correction: Shakespearean Trump-Threats story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 21 about threats made over a production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” The Associated Press reported erroneously that Bank of America had pulled its sponsorship of the Public Theater. The company withdrew its support from...

George Orwell's son says his father's '1984' was 'prescient'

NEW YORK (AP) — The audience at the opening night on Broadway of a new stage adaptation of George Orwell’s dystopian fantasy “1984” will include a special guest – the author’s son. Richard Blair, whose father finished the book in 1949 when he...

Student Detained In N Korea Is Mourned At Hometown Funeral

WYOMING, Ohio (AP) — Celebrating the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after returning home in a coma, a packed crowd of mourners gathered Thursday as Otto Warmbier’s loved ones shared stories about his...

Idaho sequoia in way of expansion to be moved 2 blocks away

AP Photo/TROY MABEN BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A sequoia seedling that naturalist John Muir sent to Idaho more than a century ago and was planted in a doctor’s yard has become a massive tree and an obstacle to progress. The sequoia planted in 1912 is in the way of a Boise...

How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Yet overall it would do the same thing as its House counterpart: less federal money for health insurance and a greater...