Washington Post website hacked

NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post says its website has been hacked. The newspaper says in a note on its website that readers of some of its stories are being redirected to the website of the Syrian…

US: Iraq must stop weapons from flowing into Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says Iraq must do more to stop weapons from flowing into and out of Syria for use against Iraqi citizens. Kerry met Thursday with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari (HOH’-shayr…

NY transit impostor sentenced to 2 1/2 to 5 years

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man who has been arrested 29 times for transit crimes has been sentenced to 2 1/2 to 5 years in prison for his latest caper. Darius McCollum was sentenced Thursday…

Auction house seeks meeting with Detroit museum

DETROIT (AP) — A mock “sale” sign was attached for a short time on Rodin’s “The Thinker” at the Detroit Institute of Arts, while others were left on prominent statues downtown at a time when the city tries…

Police: Remains may be from missing Ariz. student

APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) — Dozens of law enforcement officers on Thursday searched through the Arizona desert after badly decomposed human remains that may be those of a missing college student from Tempe were found in a dry…

Lawyer: Wrong man arrested in missing Va teen case

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man accused of abducting a Virginia teenager was with her the night of her disappearance, but his lawyer says authorities arrested the wrong man. Randy Allen Taylor’s court-appointed lawyer, Michael Hallahan, maintained his…

Isinbayeva condemns homosexuality at worlds

MOSCOW (AP) — Pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva condemned homosexuality Thursday after criticizing fellow competitors who painted their fingernails in rainbow colors to support gays and lesbians in the face of a new anti-gay law in Russia. The…

Text of President Obama remarks on Egypt

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s statement Thursday in response to the security situation in Egypt, delivered from his vacation home in Massachusetts, as transcribed by Federal News Service. Obama announced that the U.S. is canceling a joint…

Cocaine found inside okra plants in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Authorities in Guyana say smugglers have found yet another way to smuggle cocaine out of the country. The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit says a man was caught trying to ship 16 kilograms of the drug…

Navigator groups get $67M to sign up uninsured

CHICAGO (AP) — With the new health law’s enrollment period set to open in just a little more than six weeks, President Barack Obama’s administration anno……

76ers owner Josh Harris buys New Jersey Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris is the new owner of the New Jersey Devils. The founder of one of the world’s largest private equity firms, Harris and his group paid $320 million to Jeff…

3 contract dengue fever in central Florida

STUART, Fla. (AP) — Health officials say they’ve confirmed three cases of dengue fever contracted in central Florida. Dengue fever is a viral disease transmit……