ASEAN makes progress on trade, not on sea disputes

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders were upbeat Thursday about progress made on an ambitious plan to weld the region into a European Union-style economic community as a counterweight to Asian powerhouse China, while efforts…

Toll in Bangladesh building collapse climbs to 275

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — A government minister says the death toll in a factory building collapse in Bangladesh has reached 161 as rescue workers continue to hunt for more survivors and victims. The junior minister for Home Affairs,…

LA’s storied Gibson Amphitheatre closing in Sept.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Concert promoter Live Nation announced Wednesday that a landmark Los Angeles music venue where Bob Marley, Johnny Cash and Frank Sinatra performed will close its doors this fall. The Gibson Amphitheatre’s lease is ending…

ASEAN makes progress on trade, not on sea disputes

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders have made progress on an ambitious plan to weld their region into a European Union-style community as a counterweight to Asian powerhouse China. There’s less optimism about a nonaggression…

Today in History

Today is Thursday, April 25, the 115th day of 2013. There are 250 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 25, 1983, 10-year-old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, received a reply from Soviet leader…
Kansas State Wildcats

Wildcats win slugfest at Nebraska

K-State baseball earned its first season sweep of Nebraska since 2010 as the Wildcats won in Lincoln on Wednesday night.…

Fuel barges explode, catch fire in Ala.; 3 injured

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Firefighters from Mobile, Ala., and U.S. Coast Guard crews are responding to explosions and a fire on two fuel barges in the Mobile River. Mobile Fire and Rescue officials tweeted Wednesday night that two…