NYC exhibition depicts ancient Buddhist caves

NEW YORK (AP) — The China Institute Gallery has been transformed into an ancient cave, taking visitors back more than a millennium to a dazzling world where Buddhist worshippers adorned the walls with colorful frescoes, silk prayer banners…

Closing arguments set for Pa. abortion doc’s trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia jury is set to hear closing arguments in the capital murder trial of an abortion doctor accused of killing babies born alive at his clinic. Prosecutors say 72-year-old Kermit Gosnell operated a clinic…

Pakistan: Suicide bomber targeting police kills 10

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani authorities say a suicide bomber targeting policemen has killed four people in the main northwestern city of Peshawar. Liaqat Ali Khan, the city’s police chief, says the attack aimed at one of his…

Per-student pre-K spending lowest in decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — State funding for pre-kindergarten programs had its largest drop ever last year and states are now spending less per child than they did a decade ago, according to a report released Monday. The report also…

Per-student pre-K spending lowest in decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — State funding for pre-kindergarten programs had its largest drop ever last year and states are now spending less per child than they did a decade ago. That’s from a report released Monday by an early…

Today in History

Today is Monday, April 29, the 119th day of 2013. There are 246 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 29, 1913, Swedish-born engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken, N.J., received a U.S. patent for…

1 saved, 1 overboard from remote Pacific sailboat

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard in Hawaii says it has rescued a British citizen and is searching for another who fell overboard in a remote area of the Pacific. Coast Guard spokesman Eric Chandler said Sunday…
Shooting

Gunshots shock Topeka neighborhood

People in a Topeka neighborhood were on edge Sunday night after a rolling gun battle screamed through their streets.…