Poster campaign launched in Germany to find Nazis

BERLIN (AP) — The Simon Wiesenthal Center is launching a poster campaign in several German cities hoping to track down the last surviving Nazi war criminals not yet brought to justice. Some 2,000 posters depicting the entrance gate…

Incoming BSO director sidelined by concussion

BOSTON (AP) — The incoming director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra has canceled a weekend appearance at Tanglewood after suffering a concussion following a freak accident in Germany. Mark Volpe, the orchestra’s managing director, said Monday that Andris…

Students ask feds to probe USC rape investigations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California students have filed a federal complaint alleging the school ignored or mishandled sexual assault and rape cases. Students who alleged they were raped held a news conference on Monday announcing…

Johannesburg loses eatery with star-studded past

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The name of the South African restaurant means “the back of beyond,” but it was the place to be in its heyday, drawing Nelson Mandela and other global figures who perused a menu of ostrich…

Stock market ends mixed after uneven earnings news

NEW YORK (AP) — A mix of good and bad earnings reports from big companies kept the stock market treading water in early trading Tuesday. China’s pledge to maintain its economic growth also helped. As of 10 a.m.,…

FDA cracks down on illegal diabetes remedies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on more than a dozen companies that market illegal treatments for diabetes, ranging from bogus dietary supplements to prescription drugs sold online without a prescription. All of…
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New Walmart in East Topeka

East Topeka might be home to a new Wal-Mart Supercenter soon and its plans continue to get attention from the store's potential neighbors. …
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Syria opposition: Hezbollah must stand trial

Syria’s main Western-backed opposition group on Tuesday welcomed an EU decision to place the military wing of Hezbollah on the bloc’s terror list as a “step in the right direction…
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US, India renew efforts to boost bilateral ties

Joe Biden and India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have held talks in the Indian capital as part of a renewed effort to strengthen ties between the two countries.…