China's Communist Party raises Xi to symbolic 'core' status
BEIJING (AP) ? China's Communist Party elevated President Xi Jinping to the position of "core" leader on Thursday, underscoring his clout and strengthening his dominance ahead of a reshuffle in the top ranks next year.
United Way loses its ranking as America's largest charity
NEW YORK (AP) ? United Way, ranked as America's largest charity for all but one of the past 25 years, has been emphatically knocked from that spot by Fidelity Charitable, the leader of a rapidly growing philanthropic sector that is transforming the way many Americans give.
Joyful spirit at Olympic Stadium turns sour for West Ham
Man shot dead after stabbing guard at US Embassy in KenyaNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) ? A Kenyan police official says a man has been shot dead after stabbing a policeman guarding the perimeter wall of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi.
US charging 61 people in call center scam based in IndiaWASHINGTON (AP) ? It can be a frightening call to get.
NYC firefighter stages dramatic rescue in fatal blaze
As roaring flames consumed an apartment building in New York City early Thursday, a firefighter dangling from a rope plucked a trapped person from a window on the fifth floor and safely lowered him to ...
Broadband privacy rules approved despite industry pushbackFederal regulators have approved new broadband privacy rules that make internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon ask customers' permission before using or sharing much of their data. The Federal ...
Modest gains, but US students still lag in science learning
Closing arguments delayed in bridge trial over legal issue
Aetna tops Street 3Q expectations, narrows 2016 forecast
Aetna's third-quarter earnings rose nearly 8 percent to top Wall Street forecasts, as growing government business and cost cutting countered higher costs from the health insurer's Affordable Care Act coverage. ...