George Martin, guided the Beatles to global fame, dies at 90

LONDON (AP) — George Martin, the Beatles' urbane producer who quietly guided the band's swift, historic transformation from rowdy club act to musical and cultural revolutionaries, has died, his management said Wednesday. He was 90.

  • Written by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press HILLEL ITALIE, Associated Press

US cyber pros test skills in exercise meant to stop attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The moment a U.S. official pressed a computer key, dozens of security experts who gathered in an underground control room girded themselves for a cyberattack — a drill meant to thwart the kinds of intrusions that have recently crippled health networks and retail giants.

  • Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

9 hurt as train derails, car plunges into California creek

SUNOL, Calif. (AP) — A commuter train struck a tree and derailed in storm-soaked Northern California, plunging its lead car into a rain-swollen creek and sending passengers scrambling in the dark to get out of the partially submerged car.