Iowa judge finds oven joke offensive

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Unemployment benefits have been denied to two women fired from their Iowa jobs for offensively joking about burning …

Cameras in planes show Italy thieves

ROME (AP) — Italian police have arrested 29 airport baggage handlers accused of stealing cameras, cellphones and other loot from passengers’…

Fire shuts down Labor Dept. building

WASHINGTON (AP) — An overnight fire at the Labor Department’s headquarters has shut the building down for most employees. Spokesman Carl Fil…

Stock futures take off on jobs report

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are mixed ahead of a jobs report that could say a lot about where the U.S. economy is headed. The light volume…

Bomb explosion at Iraq mosque kills 7

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities say a bomb explosion at a Sunni mosque just north of Baghdad has killed five worshippers and wounded about …

Report sheds new light on day care death

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A state report sheds new light on the death of a baby at a home day care in Hastings. The report by the state Departm…