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St. Francis honors nurses

St. Francis Health Center presented awards to several nurses and nurse aides during a ceremony today. The awards are a part of Nurses Week activities at St. Francis.…
In this April 26, 2013, file photo, team owner Joe Gibbs, left, talks with driver Matt Kenseth during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va. A NASCAR appeals panel sided with Joe Gibbs Racing on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, and eased some of the penalties imposed for having an illegal part in Matt Kenseth's race-winning engine at Kansas last month. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

NASCAR panel reduces JGR penalties

A NASCAR appeals panel sided with Joe Gibbs Racing on Wednesday and eased some of the penalties imposed for having an illegal part in Matt Kenseth’s race-winning engine at Kansas last month.…

Rihanna booed in Boston, cheered on in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna was booed for turning up late at a concert in Boston, but the audience in New York cheered her on even though she didn’t start on time the following night. Boston.com reported that…

Rihanna booed in Boston, cheered on in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna was booed for turning up late at a concert in Boston, but the audience in New York cheered her on even though she didn’t start on time the following night. Boston.com reported that…

Sheriff: Rural California man shot wife, 2 girls

SHINGLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in rural Northern California were searching on Wednesday for a man suspected of killing his wife and two young daughters. Shane Franklin Miller, 45, was on the loose a day after the killings…

Dancer says she gave warnings about Jackson health

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A dancer who worked with Michael Jackson says she expressed concerns about the singer’s health as he prepared for a series of planned comeback concerts. Dancer and choreographer Alif Sankey told a jury hearing…

Suit against Holmes’ psychiatrist placed on hold

DENVER (AP) — A lawsuit against a psychiatrist who treated Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes has been put on hold to avoid conflicts with the criminal case against him. The Denver Post reported Wednesday (http://tinyurl.com/czosjfb ) a…

Bolivia’s challenge: Making coca palatable

VILLA TUNARI, Bolivia (AP) — Since taking office seven years ago, Bolivian President Evo Morales has tried to persuade the world that he has no tolerance for cocaine and that his country’s thousands of acres of coca plants…

Scratch-and-sniff cards prompt natural gas scare

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Those scratch-and-sniff cards the energy company sends to customers to teach them to recognize the artificial smell added to natural gas? Turns out they work pretty well. Energy West general manager Nick Bohr…

A look at the charges in Jodi Arias’ murder trial

PHOENIX (AP) — A jury of eight men and four women is deliberating Jodi Arias’ fate. Jurors have several options as they consider four months of testimony and evidence in the case: — FIRST-DEGREE MURDER: If jurors believe…

State visits amplify Obama focus on Latin America

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Peru’s President Ollanta Humala and Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera (peen-YEH’-rah) will visit travel to Washington in June and meet with President Barack Obama. The White House is also announcing that Vice…

First lady honors outstanding libraries, museums

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says the nation’s libraries and museums are creating better, more informed citizens and doing it with fewer resources. The first lady commented Wednesday at the White House as she helped award public service…