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Postal workers appeal to Harvard president

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The American Postal Workers Union is calling upon Harvard University's president to oppose a deal between Staples Inc.…

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Obama invites Afghanistan's new leaders to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has extended new invitations to Afghanistan's new leaders to visit the White House early next year.

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Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks

Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks

DALLAS (AP) — Diplomas from outstanding medical schools. Records free of discipline. A team trusted by a president.

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Man apprehended after jumping White House fence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service has apprehended a man who jumped over the White House fence.

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Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal

Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal

DENVER (AP) — Three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an "online predator" who…

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Protest against police brutality blocks Ga freeway

ATLANTA (AP) — Demonstrators who say they were taking part in a week of resistance to police brutality temporarily blocked rush hour traffic o…

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Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum'

Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum'

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously …

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Vandalism reported at 5 National Parks

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials are investigati…

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Tribe's highest court orders candidate off ballot

Tribe's highest court orders candidate off ballot

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A candidate for tribal president on the nation's largest Indian reservation lost another round in a language fluency d…

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Family: Doctors don't detect Ebola in nurse's body

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Doctors no longer detect Ebola in a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and back before she was diagnosed with the virus, her f…

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Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US

Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of…

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Princess in cockfighting case gets probation

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Romanian princess was sentenced Wednesday to probation after apologizing for her role in an Oregon cockfighting enterp…

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Foley seeks to boost his appeal in governor race

Foley seeks to boost his appeal in governor race

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Republican Tom Foley's campaign has begun airing a string of positive television ads during the final two weeks of Conn…

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California malpractice cap generates big spending

California malpractice cap generates big spending

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Bob Pack wanted to go after the HMO doctors for recklessly prescribing painkillers to a drug-abusing nanny who ran o…

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WOW air to offer flights between BWI, Iceland

LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — WOW air says it will begin offering nonstop, low-fare service to Iceland from BWI.

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Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Brown's official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle, but a medical examiner n…

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Senate Democrats return to Ky. race with TV ads

Senate Democrats return to Ky. race with TV ads

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Wednesday reversed course in the Kentucky race and put campaign cash behind television ads for Alison Lu…

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Oregon cuts ties with Oracle's health exchange

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is cutting its last ties with a botched health insurance exchange portal built by Oracle Corp. as the state and t…

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Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana on Wednesday refused to speak or even acknowledge his…

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Senator blasts CIA for censoring 'torture' report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ron Wyden says the CIA is trying to blunt the impact of an upcoming Senate report examining the harsh treatment of al-Q…

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