Charter buying Time Warner Cable for $55.3B

NEW YORK (AP) — Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating another U.S. TV and Internet giant. And executives say they’re confident regulators will allow it. The deal comes a month after Comcast, the country’s largest cable...

French diplomat doesn’t see Iran nuke deal by end of June

WASHINGTON (AP) — France’s ambassador in Washington says world powers and Iran will probably miss an end-of-June deadline for a comprehensive nuclear agreement. Gerard Araud says it’s “very likely” there will be no deal in the next five weeks, or...

Paris celebrates WWII resistance heroes in Pantheon ceremony

PARIS (AP) — Paris authorities are escorting coffins representing four World War II resistance figures through the French capital toward the Pantheon, the resting place of French heroes. The event Tuesday is part of two days of national ceremonies honoring the two women and...

Supreme Court clarifies power of bankruptcy judges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says bankruptcy courts have authority to rule on disputes that fall outside the bankruptcy proceedings if the parties to the case consent. The 6-3 ruling on Tuesday helps clarify the power of bankruptcy judges. That had been in question...

Supreme Court sides with KBR in false claims dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of defense contractor KBR Inc. in a whistleblower lawsuit over claims that the company overbilled the government for work in Iraq. The justices ruled unanimously Tuesday that former KBR employee Benjamin Carter waited...
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Author of Pamela Smart-inspired book asks for her parole

AP Photo CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman whose book “To Die For” was inspired by the case of Pamela Smart, who plotted with her teenage lover to kill her husband, is asking the governor to consider parole. Smart, who began a torrid affair with 15-year-old Billy...
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Sen. Mitch McConnell working on memoir

AP Photo/Evan Vucci NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, is working on a memoir. The Kentucky Republican told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he planned to tell both his personal story, including overcoming polio as a child in Alabama, and...

Ohioan Walks Into Police Station, Confesses He Shot Wife

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say they found a woman in bed with a gunshot wound to the head after her husband walked into the Canton police department and confessed he had shot her. An autopsy for the 40-year-old woman was expected Tuesday. Police say her...

Ohioan Walks Into Police Station, Confesses He Shot Wife

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say they found a woman in bed with a gunshot wound to the head after her husband walked into the Canton police department and confessed he had shot her. An autopsy for the 40-year-old woman was expected Tuesday. Police say her...

Ohioan Walks Into Police Station, Confesses He Shot Wife

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say they found a woman in bed with a gunshot wound to the head after her husband walked into the Canton police department and confessed he had shot her. An autopsy for the 40-year-old woman was expected Tuesday. Police say her...