For some, leaving workforce continues years after retiring

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The transition from employment to retirement used to be marked by a date on a calendar, along with some sheet cake, and a maybe a gold watch. Those days are long gone for most workers in the United States.

  • Written by ADAM ALLINGTON, For The Associated Press

MedStar paralyzed as hackers take aim at another US hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) — Modern medicine in the Washington area reverted to 1960s-era paper systems when one of the largest hospital chains was crippled by a virus that shuttered its computers for patients and medical staff.

  • Written by JACK GILLUM, Associated Press DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Man shot by police after drawing weapon at US Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police shot a man on Monday after he pulled a weapon at a U.S. Capitol checkpoint as spring tourists thronged Washington, authorities said. The suspect was previously known to police, who last October arrested him for disrupting House proceedings and yelling he was a "Prophet of God."

  • Written by ERICA WERNER, AP Congressional Correspondent

Egypt plane drama ends: hijacker arrested, passengers freed

LARNACA, Cyprus (AP) — An Egyptian man who hijacked an EgyptAir plane during a routine domestic flight to Cairo and forced it to land on the island of Cyprus on Tuesday has surrendered and was taken into custody after he released all the passengers and crew.

  • Written by MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS, Associated Press HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press

Asia: A look at where journalists face renewed pressure

In many countries across Asia, governments are growing less tolerant of critical reporting, even arresting journalists and closing media outlets in some cases. In China, authorities recently removed an online story from a financial magazine about censorship — a taboo topic — while Thailand's military junta has detained journalists for what it calls "attitude adjustment" and shut down TV and radio stations.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS