Komen cuts half its 3-Day walks, cites low numbers

DALLAS (AP) — Susan G. Komen for the Cure says it is canceling half of its 3-day charity races next year because of a drop in participation levels. The announcement comes more than a year after the Dallas-based…

Steelers QB Roethlisberger undergoes knee surgery

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is out until training camp after minor knee surgery. Coach Mike Tomlin says Wednesday’s procedure will have no “long-term effects” on Roethlisberger’s health. Roethlisberger has been dealing with discomfort in…

Big mako shark caught off Calif. could be record

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A huge mako shark caught off the coast of Southern California could set a record, but a critic said it should have been released because sharks are threatened worldwide. Jason Johnston of Texas…

Libya moves state-run oil company to Benghazi

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s premier has ordered relocation of the headquarters of the state-run oil company to the eastern city of Benghazi, fulfilling a long-standing demand by residents of the region. Prime Minister Ali Zidan told reporters…
This June 3, 2013 photo shows chef Dominique Ansel making Cronuts, a croissant-donut hybrid, at the Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York. Ansel makes only 200 to 250 Cronuts every morning and has been selling out within an hour. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Crunchy, sweet doughnut-croissant packs bakery

There’s a frenzy goin’ on — Manhattan style — for the croissant-doughnut hybrid that went on sale in limited quantities about three weeks ago at the tiny downtown shop of French chef Dominique Ansel.…

Julie Hermann visits Rutgers, meets with coaches

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University’s incoming athletic director will speak with reporters during a campus visit Wednesday. The choice of Julie Hermann has drawn fire since it was revealed that players on the University of Tennessee volleyball…

APNewsBreak: Man to plead guilty in wife’s killing

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man plans to plead guilty to murder in the killing of his estranged wife, a mother of triplets who was missing for almost two years, his lawyer said Wednesday. Cape Girardeau…
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Monsanto: Modified wheat ‘isolated occurrence’

The company that developed a genetically modified test strain of wheat that emerged to the surprise of an Oregon farmer says it has tested the parent wheat stock and found it clean.…

Man plummets to death in ravine fleeing Ga. police

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A man running from police in Georgia jumped over a fence and died after plummeting into a ravine. A statement released by police in the city of Macon on Wednesday said the man ignored…

Monsanto: Modified wheat ‘isolated occurrence’

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The company that developed a genetically modified test strain of wheat that emerged to the surprise of an Oregon farmer says it has tested the parent wheat stock and found it clean. Representatives for…
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Doctor’s killer punished for intimidating woman

The Kansas Department of Corrections says the convicted killer of an abortion provider violated prison rules by trying to intimidate the woman who reopened the doctor's abortion clinic in Wichita.…

Miss. ricin letters suspect pleads not guilty

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has pleaded not guilty to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a local judge. The plea was made in a court filing Tuesday on behalf of…