WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) — The captain of the American cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates four years ago has returned home from sea to another hero’s welcome. This time it was for a sneak peak of the Tom
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — Just mention Fluff to people who grew up in New England, and you’ll get lots of smiles and enthusiastic nods.
The gooey, sugary marshmallow treat invented almost a century ago is still enormously popular,
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican Party’s two Kings in Congress both voted against GOP leaders’ latest effort to prevent President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul from becoming entrenched, but for opposite reasons.
New York congressman Peter King says
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and film director Steven Spielberg are among six people set to receive Harvard University’s highest honor in the field of African and African-American studies.
Harvard will honor its W.E.B.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — After just a few hours of deliberations, a California jury convicted a former Guatemalan army officer of lying about his role in the massacre of at least 160 people more than 30 years ago
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil dropped below $102 a barrel Wednesday after scores of U.S. government workers were ordered off the job because of a budget impasse in Washington.
Benchmark oil for November delivery fell 44
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that the dust (and ricin) have settled from Sunday’s “Breaking Bad” finale, it’s worth considering what makes a drama series’ exit good or bad.
As much as fans may miss “Breaking Bad,” they
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. and South Korea agreed Wednesday to work together to strengthen the South’s ability to deter threats from North Korea, and have endorsed a new military strategy to better coordinate the response
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets on Wednesday dealt calmly with a partial U.S. government shutdown precipitated by the failure of lawmakers to agree on a way to allow the nation to temporarily pay its bills.
SEATTLE (AP) — There’s a new source to stream movies and other digital content, and it’s not a tech company with tens of thousands of titles. It’s something more familiar, and might even be just down the street:
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brandon McMillan has trained as many as 10,000 dogs for television, movies, commercials, videos and people. Then he started saving dogs from animal shelters, training them and finding homes for them.
When Litton Entertainment
YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — It started with an arson investigation, led to an affair revelation, and finally to the resignation of a longtime Northern California prosecutor.
Carl Adams, for three decades the district attorney of Sutter County,
CHICAGO (AP) — For millions of Americans trying to log in, the online insurance marketplaces created by the new health care law began with a stalled website, an error message or a menu that didn’t work.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HDX tablet resembles Google’s Nexus 7 in many ways — from its light weight to its sharp display. Both tablets run a version of Google’s Android operating system, and they
BUENA VISTA, Colo. (AP) — Friends preparing to bury five relatives who died in a Colorado rock slide are remembering the father credited for saving his daughter’s life as a selfless volunteer who probably didn’t flinch to jump
NEW YORK (AP) — George Clooney knows the country is going through a tough time with the government shutdown. But the actor is optimistic that “cooler heads will prevail” and let things get back to normal.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Afghan soldier accused of shooting dead three Australian comrades in a patrol base in Uruzgan province last year has been captured in Pakistan by security agents, Australia’s defense chief said on Wednesday.