BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are expected to issue formal charges against ousted politician Bo Xilai as early as this week, according to a person familiar with the case, bringing the Communist Party leadership closer to the conclusion
APARECIDA, Brazil (AP) — Pope Francis urged Catholics to resist the “ephemeral idols” of money, power and pleasure during a pilgrimage Wednesday to one of the most important shrines in Latin America
Francis celebrated the first public Mass
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Officials at a hospital in Moldova are investigating a surgeon’s claim that he had to use a handyman’s drill to perform an operation because proper equipment was unavailable.
Grigore Rusanovschi, a doctor at the
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two people who were killed when the motorcycle they were on struck the… More »
LOS ANGELES (AP) — What the Oscar-winning 2009 documentary “The Cove” did for dolphin slaughter in Japan, “Blackfish” may do for killer whales living in captivity while performing at marine parks.
“Blackfish,” explores what may have caused Tilikum,
CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for a Cleveland man accused of holding three women captive in his home for more than a decade have told a judge that plea negotiations in the case are still ongoing.
As in previous
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Noxious weeds are proving an expensive and cumbersome adversary for Minnesota agricultural officials, who are ramping up eradication efforts… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — Operators of New York City’s bike-sharing program say a software glitch accidentally revealed personal and financial information of more than 1,000 of its account holders.
The Citi Bike program notified affected members of the
PERM, Russia (AP) — A Russian court has turned down an appeal by a member of Pussy Riot against a previous court ruling that denied her an early release.
Maria Alekhina has served a year and a half
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former Northern California news helicopter pilot has been arrested for flying without a proper license and lying to officials.
The Contra Costa Times reports (http://bit.ly/15HuTdZ ) John Michael Dial worked under the fake