Officials: Boston bombing suspects had 1 gun

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. officials say investigators in the Boston bombings have recovered only one handgun believed to have been used in a gun battle with police. One official said the serial number on what they described…

FDA device will screen for fake medicines overseas

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are making a high-tech screening device available in Africa to help combat counterfeit malaria pills in hopes that the technology may eventually be used worldwide. The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday…

Israel: OK to check emails of foreigners at border

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s attorney general says security officials may continue the practice of searching emails of some foreigners who want to enter Israel. Nadim Aboud of the attorney general’s office wrote to the Association for Civil Rights…

Court seems split on doctor’s discrimination suit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed split over whether a doctor’s discrimination lawsuit against a Texas medical center should be upheld. In the last argument of the court’s term, justices heard an appeal from the University of…

Senate Democrats postpone vote on Labor nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are delaying a confirmation vote on Labor Secretary nominee Thomas Perez after Republicans threatened to use a separate hearing to criticize his handling of a whistleblower case. A vote in the Senate Health,…

Sweden reaffirms its commitment to Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Sweden’s foreign minister says his country will maintain its long-standing support for Afghanistan by keeping about 200 soldiers in the country after most foreign troops turn over combat responsibilities to Afghan forces next year.…
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NBAF brings business to nearby cities

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Body of Boston Marathon suspect still being held

BOSTON (AP) — The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev (TA’-mehr-luhn tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) is still being held by the Massachusetts medical examiner. Tsarnaev died Friday after a gun battle with police. Authorities have said his 19-year-old brother,…

House GOP gears up for debt showdown this summer

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are preparing for another showdown over the debt ceiling this summer. The House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill Wednesday to protect Social Security recipients and investors in Treasury bonds if the…

NGOs: Violent racist attacks increase in Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The number of racially motivated attacks increased in Greece last year, as did the severity of the violence involved, human rights groups said Wednesday. The incidents have spiraled as Greece’s economy has worsened over…

P&G, AT&T drop after earnings, holding back Dow

NEW YORK (AP) — Weak earnings forecasts from Procter & Gamble and AT&T held the Dow Jones industrial average back on a mixed day for the stock market. P&G, which makes Tide detergent and Gillette razors, fell 5…

Artist decorates the Louvre’s iconic pyramid

PARIS (AP) — An Italian artist has decorated the Louvre museum’s iconic glass pyramid for the first time with a message about capitalism. Michelangelo Pistoletto, one of the world’s leading conceptual artists, covered one panel of the pyramid…

Group: Texas plant blast loss likely exceeds $100M

WEST, Texas (AP) — An insurance industry trade group estimates losses from a deadly fertilizer plant explosion in a tiny Texas town will likely exceed $100 million. Insurance Council of Texas spokesman Mark Hanna said Wednesday that insured…
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Pets of the week

The Helping Hands Humane Society visits Kansas First News with two dogs and a cat looking for new families. The Helping Hands Humane Society is located at 5720 SW 21st St……
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Most Wanted

A man wanted for theft and drug possession is today’s Northeast Kansas Most Wanted.…