Skidmore College In New York Offering Summer Course On Miley Cyrus
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A college in upstate New York is offering a summer course on Miley Cyrus and won't even make students do any class twerk.
United Nations Critical Of United States Civil Rights Record On Secret Programs
GENEVA (AP) — A United Nations panel finds the United States has fallen short of meeting its obligations under an international civil rights treaty, pointing to a lack of adequate oversight and transparency in its programs of electronic surveillance, targeted drone killings and secret detentio…
President Obama Concerned NATO Allies Spending Less On Defense
BRUSSELS (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's concerned that some NATO allies are reducing their spending on defense.
Supreme Court Clarifies Domestic Violence Gun Laws
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a federal law barring people convicted of minor domestic violence offenses from possessing guns can be enforced even in states where no proof of physical force is required to support the domestic violence charge.
Salvage Crews Begin Dismantling Derailed Chicago Train
CHICAGO (AP) — Salvage crews have begun cutting apart and clearing away wreckage from the crash of a Chicago commuter train at O'Hare International Airport's underground station.
Myanmar Awards Offshore Oil Exploration Blocks To Major Oil Companies
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Major oil companies including Total, Chevron, Woodside Energy and Shell have won bids for offshore oil and gas exploration blocks off Myanmar's western coast.
William Shatner’s One-Man Show “Shatner’s World” Coming To Theaters
CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 26, 2014--On Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. local time, television and movie superstar William Shatner stars in “Shatner’s World,” brought to you by Fathom Events and Priceline.com.
Drug Dealing Ex-East Texas Deputy Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison
TYLER, Texas (AP) — A former East Texas sheriff's deputy who dealt drugs while on duty has been sentenced to six years in federal prison.
Medicare Fees Agreed Upon By House And Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says he and top Senate Democrat Harry Reid have reached an agreement on legislation to forestall a looming 24 percent cut in Medicare payments to doctors.
Oklahoma Judge Rules State Execution Law Unconstitutional
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge has ruled that the state's execution law is unconstitutional because it doesn't allow inmates access to the court system.