The Associated Press: A cat caring for four newborn kittens now is nursing an orphaned week-old pit bull puppy in Cleveland. Sharon Harvey of the Cleveland Animal Protective League said Wednesday that the nursing mother cat, named Lurleen, welcomed Noland the puppy to her …
Good lede from Associated Press: "Apparently, Men's Wearhouse Inc. doesn't like the way its founder looks anymore."
Frederick Douglass will be officially remembered on Capitol Hill, the Associated Press reports. On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner led the unveiling ceremony of a 7-foot bronze statue of the former slave in the U.S. Capitol's Emancipation Hall. Show More Summary
Gary Pruitt, the Associated Press’ president and CEO, has had about enough of the government. After the Justice Department secretly obtained two months worth of phone records from AP reporters and editors, Pruitt now says that government sources are scared to talk to reporters. Show More Summary
The U.S. government has been under much scrutiny lately because of the possible illegality in the seizure of Associated Press (AP) records. But how does the seizure impact future journalists?
In a letter obtained by the Associated Press Wednesday, Nicos Anastasiades told the heads of the European Commission, the European Central bank and the International Monetary Fund -- collectively known as the troika -- that the Bank of Cyprus is facing a cash crunch.
In what pro-life advocate are cheering as another celebration of life from newly-minted Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church invited a teen with Down Syndrome for a ride on the famous Popemobile. As the Associated Press reports: Pope Francis has given a 17-year-old boy with Down Syndrome the ride of his life — [...]
Recently, the Huffington Post re-published an Associated Press article on Sufi resurgence in Somalia. Following the withdrawal of the armed militant group Al-Shabab from the country’s capital of Mogadishu, Somalis are once again allowed to engage in Sufi practices without fear of death and violent repression. The article paints a landscape of men and women [...]
Just as the trial is wrapping up in one major challenge to New York Police Department practices, another is ramping up. In the wake of Associated Press reports that NYPD engages in aggressive spying of Muslims, the New York Civil Liberties Union is filing a lawsuit on behalf of Muslim New Yorkers to challenge the [...]
The Associated Press reports that Afghan President Zarzai threw a tantrum yesterday when it was reported that the US will conducting peace talks with the Taliban in Qatar. “In view of the contradiction between acts and the statements made by the United States of America in regard to the peace process, the Afghan government suspended [...]
Monday afternoon Illinois governor Pat Quinn signed what the Associated Press touted as the "nation's toughest fracking regulations," creating a framework to manage hydraulic fracturing, in which chemicals are piped into rock at high pressure to release stored-up natural gas. Show More Summary
That natural-looking sliced turkey you buy from the grocery store may not actually be very “natural.” The Associated Press reports that fast and processed food makers have been trying their hardest to make products look “imperfect” in an attempt to convince consumers that they’re just as natural or fresh as a home-cooked meal. For instance, [...]
The Associated Press has a short article that announces that the US is about begin “peace talks” with the Taliban in Qatar; Senior Obama administration officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the record, described the Taliban’s move to open a political office Tuesday in Doha as a [...]
The Associated Press is reporting that the Pentagon plans to put women in combat roles in the next few years. Pop some popcorn and sit back to the watch the show, because this is going to make a lot of people extremely angry. More »Show More Summary
British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced the beginning of formal negotiations for an E.U.-U.S. trade agreement, which he said could result in “the biggest bilateral trade deal in history” and which the Associated Press reports aims to, “.. Show More Summary
The Associated Press reports that they have documents from the Pentagon which will be released tomorrow or thereabouts in regards to the services receiving orders from Secretary of Defense to move ahead with plans to allow women into most of the specialties from which they are currently excluded; They call for requiring women and men [...]
On Friday, The Associated Press published a report on 94-year-old Michael Karkoc, a Minneapolis man whom the AP says was a commander and founder of the Ukrainian Self-Defense Legion, a Nazi-led unit accused of World War II atrocities in Poland. Show More Summary
The wildfires are at it again: One near Colorado Springs was really big. How big? CNN said it was about "16,000 acres." The Associated Press said it was a "22-square-mile fire." Both numbers indicate "big," but, as we've written before, readers often can't make meaningful comparisons using just big numbers like thousands of acres. They need a relationship they can...
According to the Associated Press, Holly Paz has told congressional investigators that all these pesky charges about IRS targeting are, well, just...