Bug exposes contacts of some on Facebook

Facebook says a bug in its system led 6 million users’ contact information being inadvertently exposed. The social media company said Friday that a bug led to some contact information — such as email addresses or phone numbers…

Nevada gov. tells US to bury nuke waste elsewhere

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s governor is telling the federal government the state doesn’t want highly radioactive waste of the type that could be used to build a “dirty bomb” buried in a shallow pit at the former…

Ex-Enron workers upset by new sentence for ex-CEO

HOUSTON (AP) — Two former Enron Corp. employees say they are upset that ex-company CEO Jeffrey Skilling had a decade cut from his original sentence of more than 24 years during a resentencing hearing. Diana Peters, the only…

Monsanto suggests sabotage in modified wheat case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Monsanto Co. is floating the theory that some of the company’s detractors may have intentionally planted genetically modified wheat discovered in an Oregon field last month. The St. Louis-based company said in a call with…

Obama to nominate Democrat, Republican to FEC

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama intends to nominate two lawyers with government experience to become commissioners on the Federal Election Commission, the agency that oversees and enforces campaign finance laws. One of the…

Obama to seek return for investment in Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s upcoming weeklong trip to Africa will mark his most significant personal investment in the developing region since taking office. The White House is hoping the return on that investment will be an…

$1.4M for George Washington letter in NYC auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A letter in which George Washington offers his positive views on the newly drafted Constitution has sold for $1.4 million in New York. It was written during the contentious debate over the document’s ratification.…

Rising US wealth doesn’t generate spending surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The stock market rallied to record heights last month, home prices have rebounded and the wealth of American households has returned to where it was before the Great Recession. That’s just what Federal Reserve Chairman…

Coroner: Creighton U. prof was shot, wife stabbed

A Creighton University professor found dead in his Omaha home last month was shot, and his wife was stabbed to death, according to a coroner’s report released Friday. Omaha police officer James Shade, a department spokesman, said authorities…

Heat, LeBron securing places in history

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade was walking down the hallway toward the Miami Heat locker room in the wee hours of Friday morning, still in uniform and fussing with the new championship hat atop his head as his…
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Little girl hits the big screen

A 8-year-old cancer patient becomes a Weather Channel anchor for a day thanks to the Make-a-Wish Foundation. …

Report finds firing of ex-LAPD officer justified

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles Police Department review has upheld the firing of Christopher Dorner, the rogue ex-officer who killed four people during a February rampage that ended with his death. Police officials released the report…