Police: NM man in church stabbing vandalized lodge

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say a man charged with stabbing three people at an Albuquerque Catholic church because he thought a choir leader was a Mason vandalized a Masonic lodge hours before his attack. Authorities say Lawrence…

Prison terms issued over fatal Russian club fire

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in the Siberian city of Perm has convicted seven people in connection with a nightclub fire that killed 156, sentencing them to prison terms of four to nearly 10 years. The December 2009…

Fidel Castro’s niece to get gay rights award in US

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The daughter of Cuba President Raul Castro will travel to Philadelphia to accept an award for her gay rights advocacy. Officials at the Equality Forum say Mariela Castro will attend the group’s annual conference on…
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Volunteer firefighter charged with arson

A volunteer Reno County firefighter is charged with 14 felony counts of arson after investigators alleged he set more than a dozen grass fires last fall.…

CNN starting morning show ‘New Day’ on June 10

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN’s new morning show will be called “New Day” and it will start on June 10. The network had previously announced that Chris Cuomo and Kate Balduan (BALD’-winn) would be CNN’s new morning hosts.…

Stocks flip between gains and losses

NEW YORK (AP) — Weak earnings from Pfizer and other companies dragged down major market indexes Monday, pulling the Standard & Poor’s 500 back from a record high. Pfizer’s stock dropped 3 percent after the drug maker’s results…

Maria Shriver is coming back to NBC News

NEW YORK (AP) — Maria Shriver is coming back to NBC News. The network announced Tuesday that Shriver will join it as a special anchor working on issues surrounding the shifting roles of women in American life. Shriver…

US consumer confidence up on better hiring outlook

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans’ confidence in the economy jumped this month, helped by a better outlook for the job market and expectations for higher pay. The Conference Board, a New York-based private research group, said Tuesday that its…

Europe court: Tymoshenko jailing was rights abuse

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s jailing of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was a politically motivated violation of her rights, Europe’s human rights court ruled on Tuesday, dealing a harsh blow to President Viktor Yanukovych who has insisted…