NKorea to Panama: Free detained freighter and crew

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Foreign Ministry says Panama should release the crew detained in the apprehension of a freighter carrying missile components because no drugs or illegal cargo were aboard. A Foreign Ministry spokesman, who…
In a Monday, May 6, 2013, file photo Robin and Scott Spivey walk past the wreckage of their Tudor-style dream home they had to abandon when the ground gave way causing it to drop 10 feet below the street in Lakeport, Calif. The homeowners of the sinking Northern California subdivision have filed claims against the county, alleging a leaking county water system is to blame. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Residents of sinking Calif. subdivision file claim

For months homeowners agonized as houses in their subdivision sank one-by-one into a California hilltop. It got so dangerous that the U.S. Postal Service refused to deliver mail.…

Railway involved in derailment lays off 19 workers

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — The company that owns a train that derailed in Quebec says it is temporarily laying off 19 employees in the province because the track is unusable. A union representing employees at the Montreal, Maine…
This Friday, June 21, 2013 photo shows magnets on a cabinet at the Alzheimer's Association Headquarters in Chicago advertising their help line. Doctors often regard people who complain that their memory is slipping as "the worried well," but the new studies show they may well have reason to worry, said Maria Carrillo, a senior scientist at the Alzheimer's Association. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)

Memory decline may be earliest sign of dementia

BOSTON (AP) — Memory problems that are often dismissed as a normal part of aging may not be so harmless after all. Noticing you have had a decline beyond the occasional mi……

Admiral calls to bolster sub commanders’ autonomy

GROTON, Conn. (AP) — The commander of the Navy’s submarine force is calling for a renewed emphasis on the independence ingrained in skippers during days of more primitive technology. Vice Adm. Michael Connor says the threat of a…

Air Force drone crash closes remote Fla. highway

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — A remote stretch of a Florida Panhandle highway is closed after an Air Force drone crashed near the area. Tyndall Air Force Base says the QF-4 drone crashed on takeoff early…

Fashion Fix: Choose colors wisely

Want to jazz up your black and grey suits this summer. Color is a way to amplify your image with emotional appeal. Start small, with a scarf, tie or unique piece of jewelry. Color invites others to interact with you.


Greece bans protests during Schaeuble visit

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek police has banned public protests in central Athens on Thursday, when German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble will visit, a decision the left-wing opposition party described as “fascist and undemocratic.” A police statement…

Olbermann rejoining ESPN to host late-night show

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Keith Olbermann is rejoining ESPN to host a late-night show. Olbermann rose to prominence as a “SportsCenter” anchor from 1992-97 before one of several contentious departures that have marked his career. “Olbermann” will premiere…