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Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion

Brad Pustejovsky is hugged by his wife Dolores as he answers a reporters question about his brother Joey Pustejovsky, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in West, Texas. Joey was a volunteer firefighter in West, who was killed one year ago fighting a fire at a fertilizer plant that would...
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Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

AP Photo/JACK DEMPSEY DENVER (AP) — Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild in the opener of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Thursday...

Avalanche sweeps Everest; 4-5 believed buried

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world’s highest peak, and at least five climbers are feared buried, officials said. The avalanche hit the area just below Camp 2 around 6:30 a.m. Friday,...
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Sub scours ocean for missing Malaysian jet

A Royal Malaysian Air Force C-130H Hercules aircraft takes off from Pearce Airbase, north of Perth, Australia to help in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Thursday, April 17, 2014. A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the...
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Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation

South Korean rescue team members prepare to search for passengers of a ferry sinking off South Korea’s southern coast, in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Fears rose Thursday for the fate of more than 280...
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Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

AP Photo/Chris Lee ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night. Steen beat Corey Crawford off a pair of short passes from...
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Bill Clinton jokes with Spacey at benefit concert

AP Photo/Evan Agostini NEW YORK (AP) — During the 25th Annual Rain Forest concert at Carnegie Hall, Chairwoman Trudie Styler introduced a man that recently found out he was going to be a grandfather, and out came former President Bill Clinton. Clinton praised the Rain...

Venture investments highest since 2001

NEW YORK (AP) — Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into a growing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday. Startup investments totaled $9.47 billion...
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Bill Clinton jokes with Spacey at benefit concert

AP Photo/Evan Agostini NEW YORK (AP) — During the 25th Annual Rain Forest concert at Carnegie Hall, Chairwoman Trudie Styler introduced a man that recently found out he was going to be a grandfather, and out came former President Bill Clinton. Clinton praised the Rain...

Venture investments highest since 2001

NEW YORK (AP) — Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into a growing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday. Startup investments totaled $9.47 billion...