After gripping Britain, ‘Broadchurch’ to hit US

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Another popular British TV series is getting exported to the U.S. to hopefully grip American viewers. “Broadchurch” is a murder mystery drama centered on the killing of a young boy in a small…

Obama to play host to his Cabinet at Camp David

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is hosting members of his Cabinet and their families at Camp David on Friday. First lady Michelle Obama is also expected to attend the rare gathering at the presidential retreat in the…

Dow, S&P 500 end with small gains; Facebook soars

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing with modest gains on Wall Street. Technology stocks fared far better than the rest of the market Thursday. Facebook soared 30 percent to $34.36 after reporting earnings late Wednesday that easily…

Charlotte Douglas airport laments day of irritants

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bees and coyotes don’t typically top the list of air travel irritants, but they accounted for just some of the headaches earlier this week at one North Carolina airport. The Charlotte Observer reports a…
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48,000-plus without power in Tulsa County

Utility officials say more than 48,000 homes and businesses are still without power in Tulsa County, about a day after a violent storm system tore through the area.…

Prince Harry will be ‘fun’ Uncle

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry has laid out his mission as an uncle: protect the newest member of his family, and make sure Britain’s little prince has fun. Harry told reporters at a charity event in London on…
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Aggravated Assault on police officer

At 11:28 last night, Topeka Police attempted to stop a gold 2010 Toyota Camry after it tried to strike a police officer at Doughitt and Western.…

Tracy Letts’ ‘Killer Joe’ for Broadway in 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Newly crowned Tony Awarding actor Tracy Letts is planning a quick return to Broadway — as a playwright. Producers said Thursday Letts will reunite with director Pam MacKinnon next year for the Broadway premiere…

Aretha Franklin, Bo Jackson to receive MLB honors

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin and Bo Jackson will be honored at the 2013 MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon next month. Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Franklin and Jackson will receive awards on Aug. 24 at the…

David Bradley is enjoying a place in pop culture

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — David Bradley is having quite a year. From the hit British series “Broadchurch” to HBO’s “Game of Thrones” to “An Adventure in Space and Time,” about the creation of the long-running “Doctor Who”…
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Judge not lifting contempt ruling against Kan. doc

A federal judge has refused to lift a criminal contempt finding against a Kansas doctor who repeatedly interrupted her during a recent appearance on charges related to a $7 million Army fraud and bribery indictment.…