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Deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban, study says

Mon, 2017-12-11 01:56
CHICAGO (AP) -- Children's injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns, according to a new U.S. study that recommends a complete ban on blinds with cords....
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Hyperactive Missouri Gov. Greitens touts his physical feats

Mon, 2017-12-11 01:56
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Rappelling into a bull-riding rodeo event , crawling through dirt in a SWAT obstacle course and entering a burning building with firefighters....
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Q&A: Can a museum sell its art to stay in business?

Mon, 2017-12-11 01:56
BOSTON (AP) -- The intensifying legal tussle over whether a struggling Massachusetts museum should be allowed to auction 40 works of art, including two by Norman Rockwell, has raised questions about when - if ever - it's appropriate to unload the collection....
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Steelers lock up AFC North with 39-38 win over Ravens

Mon, 2017-12-11 01:56
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ryan Shazier was everywhere. His helmet rested on the Pittsburgh Steelers' bench. His jersey too. His face and #Shalieve stitched on specially-designed cleats. His familiar No. 50 printed in white in the middle of a gold circle on T-shirts worn by teammates searching for a way to let Shazier know he is never far from their mind as he recovers from a spinal injury that put the linebacker's blossoming career in jeopardy....
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The Latest: Bitcoin futures soar in first hours of trading

Sun, 2017-12-10 22:56
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Latest on the debut of bitcoin futures trading (all times local):...
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APNewsBreak: Files show birth of Papua independence struggle

Sun, 2017-12-10 22:56
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Prominent Papuans pleaded for the U.S. to give them money and arms in the mid-1960s to fight Indonesia's colonization of their vast remote territory, according to recently declassified American files that show the birth of an independence struggle that endures half a century later....
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Tigertown: Morris, Trammell elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Sun, 2017-12-10 22:56
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Fittingly, Jack Morris reached the Hall of Fame in extra innings....
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US Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science

Sun, 2017-12-10 19:56
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- An American researcher who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet Sunday night....
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Sexual misconduct often part of the job in hospitality work

Sun, 2017-12-10 19:56
CHICAGO (AP) -- One woman recalls how a general manager at a Chicago-area restaurant where she worked told her that if security cameras recorded him reaching between her legs and grabbing her genitals, he could simply "edit that out."...
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Tigertown: Morris, Trammell elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Sun, 2017-12-10 19:56
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, completing the journey from Motown to Cooperstown....
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After allegations, Moore avoids spotlight, questions

Sun, 2017-12-10 16:56
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has been a rare sight on the traditional campaign trail in the days ahead of a critical U.S. Senate race. He's appeared at only a handful of rallies in front of friendly audiences and steadfastly has shunned reporters from the mainstream media....
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Peace laureate urges world to 'see the light' and ban nukes

Sun, 2017-12-10 16:56
MOSCOW (AP) -- A survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima compared her struggle to survive in 1945 to the objectives of the group awarded this year's Nobel's Peace Prize during a formal presentation Sunday....
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Women say sexual misconduct common in hospitality industry

Sun, 2017-12-10 16:56
CHICAGO (AP) -- One woman recalls how a general manager at a Chicago-area restaurant where she worked told her that if security cameras recorded him reaching between her legs and grabbing her genitals he could simply "edit that out."...
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UN calls for urgent evacuation of 137 sick Syrian children

Sun, 2017-12-10 13:56
BEIRUT (AP) -- The United Nations children's agency said Sunday 137 children stranded in a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital require immediate evacuation amid a crippling siege in which five have reportedly died from a lack of medical care....
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German intelligence warns of increased Chinese cyberspying

Sun, 2017-12-10 13:56
BERLIN (AP) -- The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency warned Sunday that China allegedly is using social networks to try to cultivate lawmakers and other officials as sources....
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The Latest: Josh Gordon scores his 1st TD in nearly 4 years

Sun, 2017-12-10 13:56
The Latest on Week 14 of the NFL season: (all times local):...
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Price hikes push health insurance shoppers into hard choices

Sun, 2017-12-10 10:55
Margaret Leatherwood has eight choices for health insurance next year but no good options....
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Sandy Hook's legacy: More security in elementary schools

Sun, 2017-12-10 10:55
NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) -- The setting could not be more different, but David Wannagot says he applies some of the same skills from his 30-year police career to his new role as a school sentry....
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German intelligence warns of increased Chinese cyberspying

Sun, 2017-12-10 10:55
BERLIN (AP) -- The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency warned Sunday that China is using social networks to try to cultivate sources of information among lawmakers and officials, while Chinese hackers are increasingly attacking European companies through trusted suppliers....
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3 people arrested in firebomb attack on Swedish synagogue

Sun, 2017-12-10 10:55
HELSINKI (AP) -- Three people have been arrested for allegedly throwing firebombs at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Goteborg, the second anti-Jewish attack in the Nordic nation in two days. Jewish groups condemned the attacks as "unconscionable" and demanded that authorities take action....
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