Woman finds newborn left on sand at Hawaii beach

HONOLULU (AP) — Police believe a baby found on an Oahu beach was abandoned. Police spokeswoman Michelle Yu says a woman parked at a beach late Sunday heard several people screaming. A few minutes later the screaming stopped,…

Legal fight settled over Chicago parking meters

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday that he was able to tweak a deal to privatize the city’s parking meters that has proven to be a national embarrassment even as he acknowledged that the city…

Bob Hope items to be auctioned for Calif. charity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of personal items, including antiques, artwork and furniture once owned by Bob Hope and his wife, Dolores, will be auctioned to benefit a Southern California charity. The Daily News of Los Angeles reports…

Surviving hell in a Bangladesh factory collapse

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Merina was so tired. It had been three days since the garment factory where she worked had collapsed around her, three days since she’d moved more than a few inches. In that time she’d…

Netherlands’ Queen Beatrix gives farewell speech

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Netherlands’ Queen Beatrix thanked her people Monday and urged them to support her son, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, in a final address before she abdicates and he takes over as king. Beatrix, 75, is to…

Mich. police believe gas station clerk abducted

NORTON SHORES, Mich. (AP) — Several friends and acquaintances of a petite 25-year-old gas station clerk who went missing while working the night shift have been ruled out in her disappearance, which western Michigan investigators are treating as…

Monster hurricane watch at Saturn’s North Pole

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured stunning views of a monster hurricane at Saturn’s North Pole. The eye of the cyclone is an enormous 1,250 miles across. That’s 20 times larger than the typical…

Bob Hope items to be auctioned for Calif. charity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of personal items, including antiques, artwork and furniture once owned by Bob Hope and his wife, Dolores, will be auctioned to benefit a Southern California charity. The Daily News of Los Angeles reports…