BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The last surviving Klansman convicted in a church bombing that killed four black girls 50 years ago spends nearly all his time in a one-person prison cell, apparently too wary of other inmates to
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal officials are investigating last week’s derailment of the historic Angels Flight, a tiny downtown Los Angeles funicular railway with a history of safety problems.
The National Transportation Safety Board will issue a report
WASHINGTON (AP) — The pay gap between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America widened to a record last year.
The top 1 percent of U.S. earners collected 19.3 percent of household income in 2012, their
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The gold paint on the winners’ boards at the Ellis Park tennis stadium in Johannesburg sparkles with names of the greats: Rod Laver, Jimmy Connors, Margaret Court, Billie Jean King and many more. Yet an
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Thomas Bach elected IOC president, succeeding Jacques Rogge.
MONTREAL (AP) — Quebec is proposing a law that would forbid government workers from wearing religious headwear such as hijabs, turbans, and kippas
The separatist Parti Quebecois government said Tuesday the so-called “values charter” will be introduced for
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says the U.S. is facing a crisis in cancer care in a time an aging population, complex new treatments and rising costs.
Scientists know more than ever about how to battle cancer,
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek aid group says suicides have increased by 45 percent during the first four years of Greece’s financial crisis, and warned there are indications of a further “very large rise” in the past
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A wind-whipped, fast-moving wildfire in Northern California’s Shasta County damaged 30 buildings, many of them homes, and threatened another 350 structures, fire officials said Tuesday.
Some residents were given just minutes to evacuate as
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The parents of a disabled 3-year-old girl who died weighing just 11 pounds were charged Tuesday with murder in what authorities are calling the starvation death of the child, who may have also suffered insect