FILE - In this May 26, 2006, file photo Tornado chaser Tim Samaras shows the probes he uses when trying to collect data in Ames, Iowa. Jim Samaras said Sunday, June 2, 2013, that his brother Tim Samaras was killed along with Tim’s son, Paul Samaras, and another chaser, Carl Young,  on Friday, May 31, 2013 in Oklahoma City. The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., said the men were involved in tornado research. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

3 veteran storm chasers killed by Oklahoma tornado

Three veteran storm chasers were among the 10 people killed Friday night when a violent tornado barreled into the Oklahoma City metro area. Jim Samaras told The Associated Press on Sunday that his…

Bernanke offers wisdom but no hint of Fed moves

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Bernanke gave the graduating class of Princeton University one of the more unusual speeches for a Federal Reserve chairman: He quoted everyone from Lily Tomlin to Forrest Gump and scarcely mentioned economics. Bernanke’s words…

Holy Land archaeological treasure hurt by politics

SEBASTIA, West Bank (AP) — The ancient town of Sebastia is one of the major archaeological sites of the Holy Land, with its overlapping layers of history dating back nearly 3,000 years. But today the hilltop capital of…

Pakistani president says he will not run again

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s president says he will not run for re-election when his term expires later this year. President Asif Ali Zardari’s comments came during an interview aired Sunday night with Pakistani television stations. The decision was…

Man shot in the leg in SE Wichita

A man was rushed to the hospital after he was shot twice in the leg near his home in southeast Wichita early Sunday morning, police said.…

Nats’ Harper says knee ‘still swollen and crappy’

ATLANTA (AP) — Bryce Harper hopes to begin running and hitting next week and come off the disabled list the first day he is eligible. But Harper acknowledged Sunday that his injured left knee had not improved yet.…

Palestinian president appoints new prime minister

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The official Palestinian news agency says President Mahmoud Abbas has appointed a new prime minister, ending weeks of uncertainty following the resignation of the previous premier. The Wafa agency said Abbas appointed academic…

Apple antitrust suit over e-books set for NY trial

NEW YORK (AP) — In a civil case where the words of Steve Jobs play prominently, the government and Apple Inc. are set to square off over allegations that Apple Inc. conspired with the country’s largest book publishers…

Apple antitrust suit over e-books set for NY trial

NEW YORK (AP) — The government and Apple Inc. are set to square off over accusations of price-fixing e-books. The Justice Department sued Apple last year, claiming that the computer innovator had conspired with a major book publisher…

Female Israeli soldiers punished for racy photos

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has disciplined a group of female soldiers who posed for photos in underwear and combat gear and posted the images on Facebook. In a statement, the military said Sunday that…

Search on for teen swept over Yosemite waterfall

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Yosemite National Park rangers are searching for a 19-year-old Sacramento man who was swept over a waterfall while swimming in the Merced River. Park spokeswoman Kari Cobb says Aleh Kalman has been…

Jolie joins Pitt at ‘World War Z’ London premiere

LONDON (AP) — Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have stepped out together at the premiere of zombie thriller “World War Z” — Jolie’s first public appearance since announcing last month that she had undergone a double mastectomy. The…