Oklahoma City bombing remembered 22 years later

AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Family and friends of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing placed wreaths, photos and balloons on the metal chairs that memorialize the 168 people who died in the 1995 attack. Hundreds gathered on Wednesday at the memorial and...

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers have found yet another planet that seems to have just the right combination to support life. This new big planet is rocky, like Earth. It’s not so hot and not so cold. And it’s not so far away, either. Harvard astronomer David...

Crack open a lukewarm one: Indiana's quirky rules about beer

AP Photo/Michael Conroy INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana law allows someone to walk out of a convenience store and crack open a beer purchased there, but it can’t be a cold one. Decades-old rules, closely guarded by elected officials who receive generous donations from the...

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

AP Photo/Stephan Savoia BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in the prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, officials said Wednesday, the same day his ex-teammates on the New England Patriots were set to visit the White House to...

How dangerous air bags can find their way into used cars

AP Photo/Ken Ritter LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government’s efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There’s nothing that prevents the devices from being taken from wrecked...

Denise Di Novi wants to be called a 'female director'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Men pick the movies. Women only go to movies that their husbands choose. And men definitely don’t see movies about women. That was the prevailing line of thought at Hollywood studios not too long ago. Denise Di Novi, a prolific producer behind...

The Latest: Pope Francis shakes hands with Bill O'Reilly

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Fox News Channel host Bill O’Reilly (all times local): 1:23 p.m. Embattled Fox News host Bill O’Reilly had a brief handshake with Pope Francis on Wednesday as sexual harassment allegations dog him at home....

Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump, opposition

Democratic candidate for Georgia’s Sixth Congressional Seat Jon Ossoff speaks to supporters during an election-night watch party Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Dunwoody, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — A narrow miss by a Democratic newcomer in a...

Huge indeed: $107 million in donations for Trump’s inaugural

FILE- In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump dances with first lady Melania Trump at the Liberty Ball in Washington. Trump raised $107 million for his inaugural festivities. Trump’s inaugural committee is due to file information about those donors with...

New witness testifies he heard 2 guns at Will Smith shooting

AP Photo/Gerald Herbert NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans man who lives near where former Saints star Will Smith was killed last year insisted Wednesday that he heard two different weapons fired that night. Michael Burnside, 53, made the assertion in emotional, sometimes...