FBI court documents recount ‘gray side’ of Pilot

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When federal agents descended on the Knoxville headquarters of Pilot Flying J on April 15, it was the first inkling the public and company executives had of an FBI and Internal Revenue Service investigation…

NH honors Old Man 10 years after formation’s fall

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Edward Geddes already had spent two long days on the mountain when the weather turned. Battered by wind and soaked by rain — “like shower baths of ice water” — he clung to a…

Leftist priests: Francis can fix church ‘in ruins’

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A new pope from Latin America known for ministering to the poor in his country’s slums is raising the hopes of advocates of liberation theology, whose leftist social activism had alarmed previous pontiffs.…

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s handwritten ledger online

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An intriguing peek into the daily scribbles and life of author F. Scott Fitzgerald is now available online, just weeks before the opening of the movie “The Great Gatsby.” Researchers from the University of…

More bombing victims leave Boston hospitals

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston hospital says the number of patients it is treating for injuries sustained in the marathon bombing continues to drop, two weeks after the attack that killed three and injured more than 260. Beth…

Lawmakers: Syria chemical weapons could menace US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Intelligence Committee chairman says Syria’s suspected use of chemical weapons against its own people is troubling but adds that he is also worried about those weapons falling into the wrong hands after President…

UK concerned over treatment of suspects in UAE

LONDON (AP) — The British government says it has expressed concern to United Arab Emirates authorities over allegations that three Britons held in Dubai on drug charges were abused. Grant Cameron, Suneet Jeerh and Karl Williams were arrested…

Lawmaker: FBI checking training angle in bombing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says he believes the Boston Marathon bombing suspects had some training in carrying out their attack. Rep. Michael McCaul is citing the type of device used in…

Egypt president, judges compromising on reform law

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s state news agency says police in a Nile Delta province are blocking off entrance to their station, the latest labor unrest hitting the country’s police force. Police in Kafr el-Sheikh province locked the gate…

Higher expectations for digital media at NewFronts

NEW YORK (AP) — Last year, the inaugural Digital NewFronts didn’t skimp on the hype. Google, Hulu, Yahoo and others made brash, glitzy presentations to advertisers trumpeting their ascendancy in a rapidly changing media landscape. Even Jay-Z dropped…