Stock futures are rising with some major U.S. corporations topping expectations and raising outlooks.
An Oklahoma-based Indian tribe has purchased 87 acres near Lawrence but has not yet announced any plans for the land.
A man who wanted to prove he could swim across the Detroit River from Canada to the U.S. ended up prompting an international rescue operation.
Terry Brooks has written a slam-bang conclusion to his “The Dark Legacy of Shannara” trilogy with the stellar “Witch Wraith.”
Reuven Gershon and James Fox have some insanely daunting shoes to fill: Every night, they’re asked to impersonate John and Paul on Broadway.
Spanish police say they have arrested 25 members of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang on the Mediterranean resort island of Mallorca.
A fast-moving fire that began in cargo containing lithium batteries turned the inside of a United Parcel Service plane into a “catastrophic” chain reaction of flames and smoke before a crash three years ago
PATNA, India (AP) — A police official says authorities have arrested the principal of a school in eastern India where 23 children died last week after eating lunch prepared with contaminated oil.
Superintendent Sujit Kumar said a police
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state news agency says US leaker Edward Snowden has documents to enter Russia.
A storm carrying large hail and winds up to 80 mph damaged roofs, broke windows and downed trees in parts of south-central Kansas.
LONDON (AP) — A closely watched survey has raised hopes that the laggard of the global economy — the 17-country eurozone — may be growing again.
Financial information company Markit said Wednesday that its monthly purchasing managers’ index
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Media reports and officials say a man illegally boarded a New York-bound plane earlier this month after sneaking through security at Istanbul’s main airport. He was discovered before takeoff and detained.
The private Dogan
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Richmond man has admitted embezzling at least $400,000 from Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley.
Court documents show that Getty Andrew Rothenberg pleaded guilty Tuesday to wire fraud in federal court in Charlottesville.
LONDON (AP) — Well-wishers waiting outside St. Mary’s Hospital in London might have been forgiven for thinking a town crier announcing the birth of the Prince of Cambridge had the royal seal of approval.
Bell in one hand,
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says the nose gear of a Southwest Airlines jet collapsed backward and into the body of the aircraft following a hard landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport.
BUDVA, Montenegro (AP) — Dozens of extremists shouting “Kill the gays” attacked gay activists as they were gathering on Wednesday for the first ever pride event in staunchly conservative Montenegro.
The assailants threw rocks, bottles and various other
BEIJING (AP) — A deepening slowdown is challenging Chinese leaders’ determination to stick with painful economic reforms they say will deliver more sustainable growth in the long run.
The latest gloomy data point: A manufacturing survey released Wednesday