Cosmopolitan Las Vegas to open new theater

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Strip’s newest concert space will open its doors just before the new year with a performance by pop star Brun…

Stock market rises slightly at midday

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is rising slightly at midday after two key reports left a mixed picture of the U.S. economy. One report sho…

Serbian capital Belgrade’s mayor ousted

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The mayor of the Serbian capital, who leads the country’s main opposition party, has been ousted from the position b…

Students, staff mark school shooting date

COLD SPRING, Minn. (AP) — Students and staff at Rocori (roh-KOR’-ee) High School are marking the tenth anniversary of a fatal school shootin…

3 escape safely from Waterloo house fire

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say three people safely fled a Waterloo house after a fire broke out. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier rep…

Kings of Leon return refreshed, recharged

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Kings of Leon are having a great time. Problem is, no one really believes them. A very public meltdown in Dallas…

OSHA investigating death of window washer

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Federal safety officials are investigating the death of a window washer who fell about 70 feet at a hotel in St. Clo…

Massive quake in Pakistan kills 271

A major earthquake struck Tuesday in southwestern Pakistan, killing two people and sending others fleeing into the streets and praying for t…