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Female CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small

May 25, 2016

For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. more »»

Carter to step down from 'front-line' work with The Elders

May 25, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter is stepping away from his "front-line role" as a member of The Elders, the global human rights group announced Wednesday. more »»

Suspect leads police to bodies of Washington state couple

May 25, 2016

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — For six weeks, authorities said a missing Washington state couple had been killed. Two brothers who fled to Mexico were charged with their slayings. more »»

The Latest: Portrait to be unveiled of slain church pastor

May 25, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a church shooting in Charleston about a year ago that left nine black members dead (all times local):

10:05 a.m. more »»

VA restored benefits to 4,200 veterans wrongly declared dead

May 25, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida congressman says the Veterans Administration cut off the benefits of more 4,200 people nationwide after they were wrongly declared dead.

Rep. more »»

Boy swept away in Arkansas floodwaters rescued alive

May 25, 2016

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in northeast Arkansas say a 13-year-old boy was found safe three hours after he was swept away in a flooded drainage pipe. more »»

Solar-powered plane's latest leg: Ohio to Pennsylvania

May 25, 2016

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A solar-powered airplane has taken off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright on the latest leg of its journey around the world. more »»

AGs: Pelvic mesh implants caused dire complications

May 25, 2016

SEATTLE (AP) — Dawna Hankins was scheduled to have a partial hysterectomy in 2008 when her doctor suggested implanting a vaginal mesh device at the same time to deal with minor incontinence. more »»

Planners seek to transform border town into destination

May 25, 2016

SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Trucks race along a winding road in the arid New Mexico desert. more »»

Casino magnate Wynn envisions water paradise in dry Nevada

May 25, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Imagine a white sand beach with a bar at the dock. Water skiers flash by a small island, where fireworks shoot from twin peak. more »»

TSA chief headed back to Capitol Hill to talk airport lines

May 25, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Transportation Security Administration is heading back to Capitol Hill Wednesday to try to explain what his agency is doing to deal with increasingly long airpor... more »»

Suspect in Charleston church shooting faces highest penalty

May 25, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a year after the brutal shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a Charleston, South Carolina, church, the U.S. more »»

Gov't report: Feds spend billions to run ancient technology

May 25, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is spending about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems, including platforms more than 50 years old in vital areas from nuclea... more »»

Watchdogs say Texas dodged 'train wreck' on education board

May 25, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When Texas takes up always-contentions revisions of science and social studies coursework in 2017, a former schoolteacher who believes dinosaurs were on Noah's Ark and... more »»

Arizona researcher asks for help finding meteor in Maine

May 25, 2016

RANGELY, Maine (AP) — A planetary science field researcher from Arizona is seeking help finding a fireball recorded last week streaking across the sky by police in Maine. more »»

Ex-MLB player bidding to become next Vermont governor

May 25, 2016

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former Major League Baseball player is running for governor in Vermont as a member of the Liberty Union party, which bills itself as nonviolent and socialist. more »»

Syria's refugee crisis focus of interactive exhibit

May 25, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — What's it like to flee Syria as a refugee?

Global relief and development organization Oxfam America and Microsoft are hoping to demonstrate the harrowing ordeal many migrants... more »»

 
 

 

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