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Ships race to probe signals detected in jet search

Retired Australian Air Chief Marshall Angus Houston speaks to the media during a press conference about the ongoing search operations for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in Perth, Australia, Sunday, April 6, 2014. Houston, the head of the multinational search,...
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Community taking a dive for young cancer patient

Kansas City Chiefs fan Ty Rowton, known as XFactor, takes a Plunge for Landon in a farm pond near Bonner Springs, Kan., Friday, April 4, 2014. A 5-month-old boy’s battle with cancer has inspired hundreds to jump into cold bodies of water, from a local golf course pond to...

Angry families want GM prosecuted for defects

WASHINGTON (AP) — The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for more than decade – and perhaps for covering them up. “The only way...
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Obama plans to attend Fort Hood service Wednesday

Active members of the military, veterans and civilians sign posters at Lions Club Park that will be delivered to the families of the victims affected by the Fort Hood shooting tragedy, on Friday, April 4, 2014, in Killeen, Texas. On April 2, three people were killed and 16 were...

Woman Fights Ohio Law Limiting Claims Versus State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s high court will listen to arguments later this month in a challenge of a law that puts a two-year time limit on claims against the state. A Cleveland woman who says she was raped by two state prison guards fourteen years ago in a juvenile...

5 signs US job market may finally be accelerating

WASHINGTON (AP) — Few people responded to the March jobs report with high-fives and cheers. But there may be reasons to applaud in the months ahead. Hiring in March was close to the economic recovery’s steady but hardly explosive monthly average of the past two years:...
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Fire starts as bride and groom are pronounced wed

A firefighter works on the scene of a multiple alarm fire at the popular Lakeview Pavilion in Foxboro, Mass., Saturday, April 5, 2014. A wedding was taking place at the time of the fire. (AP Photo/The Sun Chronicle, Mark Stockwell) A firefighter works on the scene of a multiple...

A recovering US is outpacing other major economies

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a brutal winter yields to spring, the U.S. economy is showing renewed strength just as other major economies appear desperate for help. Europe is clinging to a fragile recovery. Japan just imposed a tax hike that threatens its shaky economic comeback....

Ohio District Focus Of Community Schools Forum

CINCINNATI (AP) — Changes in one of Ohio’s urban public school districts will be highlighted in a national gathering of advocates of community school approaches. The Coalition for Community Schools National Forum is set for downtown Cincinnati this week. A Tuesday evening...

Rwanda genocide: Man and victim now friends

NYAMATA, Rwanda (AP) — She lost her baby daughter and her right hand to a manic killing spree. He wielded the machete that took both. Yet today, despite coming from opposite sides of an unspeakable shared past, Alice Mukarurinda and Emmanuel Ndayisaba are friends. She is...