Florida Man Found In Burned Home Bought Fireworks

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A man found dead with his wife and two teenage children inside the million-dollar home they rented bought $650 worth of fireworks days before the house was destroyed in what authorities called arson. Fireworks were found inside the five-bedroom home, located in...

Florida Man Found In Burned Home Bought Fireworks

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A man found dead with his wife and two teenage children inside the million-dollar home they rented bought $650 worth of fireworks days before the house was destroyed in what authorities called arson. Fireworks were found inside the five-bedroom home, located in...
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Woman, 75, convicted of killing husband in Wyoming

Alice Uden listens to the judge during jury selection at the Laramie County District Court on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Uden faces one count of first-degree murder for allegedly killing her husband nearly 40 years ago. (AP Photo/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Miranda Grubbs) Alice...
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Editorial: What Alibaba’s IPO means for American investors

ALIBABA IS no ordinary company. Founded in 1999 by a former English teacher in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, it has grown into the e-commerce leader of the People’s Republic, with revenue rivaling those of its U.S. counterpart eBay. Small wonder SoftBank of Japan and Yahoo...
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Editorial: Brian Frosh for Maryland attorney general

ON THE merits, the three-way race in the Democratic primary for attorney general in Maryland is a slam-dunk. State Sen. Brian E. Frosh of Montgomery County, who is among the most admired, intelligent, civil and hardworking lawmakers in Annapolis, should win the nomination in a...
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Editorial: What’s behind the WHO’s emergency declaration on the spread of wild polio

THE WORD “emergency” was emphasized in the headlines about the World Health Organization’s May 5 declaration on the spread of wild poliovirus, and rightly so. The high season for the spread of the virus is approaching, and the WHO emergency measures are aimed at deterring...

Court Upholds Death Sentence Of Ohio Double Killer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the conviction and death sentence of a truck driver sentenced to die for killing his boss and another man. Death row inmate Calvin Neyland (NEYE’-land) Jr. was convicted of fatally shooting the two men at Liberty...

Cabrera, Brantley Lead Indians Past Twins 9-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Asdrubal Cabrera had four hits and three RBIs, Michael Brantley also homered and the Cleveland Indians beat the injury-riddled Minnesota Twins 9-4 Thursday for their first three-game winning streak this season. Cabrera, who entered hitting .215, had a solo homer...

Indians 9, Twins 4

E_Pinto (3), Masterson (1). DP_Cleveland 1. LOB_Minnesota 7, Cleveland 10. 2B_D.Santana (2), Brantley (8), Dav.Murphy 2 (6), A.Cabrera 2 (9), Aviles 2 (4). HR_Brantley (6), A.Cabrera (2). SF_Bourn. Tonkin pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. HBP_by Masterson (K.Suzuki). WP_Masterson....

Geithner: Suggested Clinton as possible successor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Timothy Geithner says in a new memoir that he considered stepping down as Treasury secretary in 2010 after the financial crisis and suggested Hillary Rodham Clinton as a possible successor. President Barack Obama rebuffed Geithner’s suggestion, and...