US stocks edge higher in early trading

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock prices are moving slightly higher in early trading on Wall Street after the government reported an encouraging drop in…

Comic novelist Tom Sharpe dies at 85

LONDON (AP) — British novelist Tom Sharpe, who satirized everything from apartheid to academe in a series of best-sellers, has died at 85. S…

Andrea bears down on Fla. coast

The first named storm of the Atlantic season pelted Florida’s Gulf Coast with rain and wind Thursday as it edged toward the coast of Georgia…