ROME (AP) — Cabinet ministers from more than a dozen European nations have come to Rome in a show of support for Italy’s first black Cabinet minister, who has faced racist taunts ever since she was appointed in
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — US Airways and American Airlines are extending their merger deadline by a month to give themselves time for an antitrust trial.
That trial is scheduled to begin Nov. 25. Their original agreement allowed
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The president of Somalia says the group claiming responsibility for the weekend terrorist attack at a Kenyan mall presents a threat not just to Africa but to the entire world.
Kenyan authorities say dozens
Two officials at a large southeastern Pennsylvania school district exchanged “shockingly racist” text messages on district phones, a prosecutor said Monday.
Prosecutors learned of the messages during an investigation into the Coatesville Area School District, Chester County District
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A search is in its fourth day for a southern Nevada teen missing since his mother and younger brother were found stabbed to death in their apartment.
Henderson police spokesman Keith Paul said Monday
NEW YORK (AP) — Investor worries about a budget fight in Washington pushed stocks lower on Monday, overshadowing the prospect of more economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down in late morning
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Newport Folk Festival is headed west.
The producers of the iconic music event announced Monday that they’ll present a two-day festival on the Santa Monica Pier Oct. 5 and 6.
Known as Newport
BEMUS POINT, New York (AP) — Increasingly popular bathroom wipes — pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable — are being blamed for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around the U.S.
Wastewater authorities say wipes
MILAN (AP) — The Milan masters displayed their customary discipline, but it was the fresh perspectives of up-and-coming young designers that energized this round of Milan Fashion Week: Uma Wang’s hauntingly fresh looks, Fausto Puglisi’s vibrant edgy couture
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A movie-size blockbuster is a rarity on the small screen, the Super Bowl aside, but “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” boasts the pedigree to make a run at it.
The drama series has the nearly
The Emmys lived up to its reputation as the least predictable entertainment awards show.
New figures show that the number of charter schools in Kansas has been declining, with only 11 still operating.
QINGDAO, China (AP) — China’s richest man plans to spend 50 billion yuan ($8.2 billion) to build the country’s version of Hollywood in the northeastern city of Qingdao.
In a glitzy, star-studded red carpet event Sunday, Wang Jianlin
“The Lowland: A Novel” (Alfred A. Knopf), by Jhumpa Lahiri
If you’re one of Jhumpa Lahiri’s many adoring fans, someone who is always impatient for her next book, I’m afraid I have bad news for you.
About 700 of North America’s best retrieving dogs are in southeast Kansas for a prestigious hunting dog competition.
LONDON (AP) — Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris intends to plead not guilty to indecent assault and child pornography charges, his lawyer told a London court hearing Monday.
The 83-year-old performer faces nine counts of indecent assault on victims
MACON, Ga. (AP) — The way the stars aligned inside a Georgia planetarium caught the 22-year-old woman by surprise, spelling out the question: “Krystal Sanderson Will You Marry Me?”
Sanderson’s boyfriend, Alan Gilbert, was behind the weekend message