Sweden calls off search for submarine
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:37:15 -0500

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish authorities say they have called off their weeklong search for a suspected submarine in the Stockholm archipelago.

Military authorities said Friday that they h...  Full Story

China, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:23:36 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — Twenty-one Asian nations signed on to a China-driven initiative Friday to create a new international bank for Asia that Washington opposes as an unnecessary and potentially dam...  Full Story

PGA president refers to Poulter as 'lil girl'
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:12:47 -0500

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson...  Full Story

Roz Chast wins $50,000 literary prize
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:31:40 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Roz Chast is having a busy awards season.

The New Yorker cartoonist is one of three winners of the inaugural Kirkus Prize, presented by the literary publication Kirkus ...  Full Story

Dallas man's Halloween decor inspired by Ebola
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:26:20 -0500

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas (AP) — Taking inspiration from the fear of Ebola, a Dallas-area man has stacked up barrels marked "biohazard," surrounded his yard with yellow caution tape and crossed ...  Full Story

Pesky, effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:21:04 -0500

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pesky. Illegal. Effective?

Lawn signs touting local and statewide candidates are in full bloom along highways, street corners and other public spaces. It's the si...  Full Story

Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:21:38 -0500

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service a...  Full Story

Navajo high court orders election postponed
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:20:07 -0500

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The top court on the largest American Indian reservation ordered tribal election officials to postpone the Navajo Nation's presidential election and immediately reprin...  Full Story

Poland's Tusk denies claim on partition offer
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:46:22 -0500

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's former prime minister, Donald Tusk, has denied that Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that Russia and Poland carve up Ukraine.

That claim was ma...  Full Story

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:14:07 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's mo...  Full Story