Judge tosses some claims in Earhart wreckage case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — It’s been more than 75 years since aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Electra vanished somewhere over the South Pacific yet the mystery of her disappearance made waves Wednesday halfway around the world in a…

15-year-old arrested in Arizona officer’s shooting

PHOENIX (AP) — A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the killing of a Maricopa County detention officer who authorities say was targeted at random when he was shot in his own driveway. Police Chief Daniel Garcia said…

Air France worker arrested in cocaine haul case

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan officials say they have arrested an Air France assistant manager and six more people for alleged roles in the smuggling to Paris of 1.4 tons of cocaine on a commercial flight. The Interior…

Ex-USVI official pleads guilty to racketeering

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A former top enforcement officer for the U.S. Virgin Islands environment department has pleaded guilty to using the agency as a criminal enterprise, officials said Wednesday. Roberto Tapia was the director of environmental enforcement…

Report ranks Oklahoma 48th in nation for women

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An analysis of how women are faring across the nation ranks Oklahoma 48th among the 50 states based on performance in categories such as economics,……

Calif. doctor saves choking diner with knife

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Dinner was just getting served to a crowd of doctors and elected officials when a cry to dial 911 rang out at The Mark restaurant. Dr. Paul Krog……

Eagle aviary proposed in Pendleton for feathers

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Tribal members who need eagle feathers for religious and ceremonial purposes often face a long wait. “The current process for tribal mem……
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Russia expects Syria resolution in next 2 days

The U.N. Security Council, long paralyzed by deep divisions over how to deal with the Syrian conflict, is about two days away from agreeing on a resolution to require Damascus to dismantle its chemical…

Brady blames himself for Patriots’ red-zone woes

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady bent forward and put his hands on his knees in frustration. Then he stood up, slapped both sides of his helmet and jogged off the field. He had just thrown an interception…

Marshall playing host to traveling art exhibit

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University’s medical school is playing host to a traveling art exhibit celebrating contributions of African-American aca……

Actor Gary Sinise donates to Colo. firefighters

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Actor Gary Sinise (suh-NEES’), well-known for his role as Lieutenant Dan in the movie “Forrest Gump,” has made a large donation to help first responders who rescued people and fought the most destructive…