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Al Sharpton says report of FBI cooperation not new

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Sharpton says a report that he spied on New York Mafia figures for the FBI in the 1980s is old news. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Rev. Al Sharpton speaks during a news conference in New York, Tuesday,...
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UConn celebrates 1 national hoops title, eyes 2nd

Connecticut students celebrate their team’s 60-54 victory over Kentucky in the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) Connecticut students celebrate their team’s 60-54 victory...

FDA: Honey with any added sweeteners isn’t honey

The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to ensure that shoppers who buy honey are getting the real deal. New guidance issued Tuesday would prevent food companies from adding sugar or other sweeteners to pure honey and still calling it “honey.” The agency said...
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UConn students celebrate national championship

Connecticut students celebrate their team’s 60-54 victory over Kentucky in the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) Connecticut students celebrate their team’s 60-54 victory...
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Hagel, Chang air differences over disputed islands

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, is welcomed by Rear Admiral Guan Youfei, Director of Foreign Affairs Office of the Chinese Defense Ministry and U.S. Ambassador to China, Max Baucus, upon his arrival at Qingdao International Airport in Qingdao, China, Monday, April 7,...
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NY rail crash engineer had sleep woes, felt dazed

FILE – In this Dec. 1, 2013 file photo, a Metro-North passenger train lays on it’s side after derailing on a curved section of track in the Bronx borough of New York. Federal investigators say William Rockefeller, who was engineer on a New York commuter train that...
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Storms sock the Southeast, killing 2 people

Firefighters rescue a family from their home, surrounded by floodwaters, in a mobile home park in Pelham, Ala., on Monday, April 6, 2014. Overnight storms dumped torrential rains in central Alabama, causing flooding across a wide area. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves) Firefighters rescue a...
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Mom gets 23-year sentence in daughter’s slaying

FILE- In a photo provided by the Detroit Police, Semeria Greene is shown in a booking photo. Greene is scheduled to return Monday, April 7, 2014 to Wayne County Circuit Court where she faces sentencing in the stabbing death of her 8-year-old daughter in their Detroit home. She...
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Storms sock the Southeast; 1 killed in Georgia

Firefighters rescue a family from their home, surrounded by floodwaters, in a mobile home park in Pelham, Ala., on Monday, April 6, 2014. Overnight storms dumped torrential rains in central Alabama, causing flooding across a wide area. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves) Firefighters rescue a...
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Whitey Bulger backs man’s efforts at freedom

FILE – This file June 23, 2011 booking photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows James “Whitey” Bulger, captured in Santa Monica, Calif., after 16 years on the run. Bulger is serving two life sentences after being convicted in 2013 of playing a role in...