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Arthur weakening, downgraded to tropical storm

MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — Businesses on two of North Carolina's barrier islands hoped to salvage the rest of the holiday weekend after Arthur clipped the state without causing major damage before churning north toward Canada and losing strength early Saturday morning.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014

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Palestinian teen burned to death, autopsy shows

JERUSALEM (AP) — A teenager who Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists in a revenge attack was burned to death, an autopsy showed Saturday, as clashes fuelled by anger over the case spread into Arab Israeli towns.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014

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US employers added robust 288k jobs in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers accelerated their hiring last month, adding a robust 288,000 jobs and helping drive the unemployment rate to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Young, active war wounded pushing medical science

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The blood is not the most jarring part of the photograph taken shortly after the bomb blew off Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer's leg and hand.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Corporations are people? It's a real legal concept

WASHINGTON (AP) — There may be more to that "we the people" notion than you thought.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Hurricane Arthur forms in the Atlantic

RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing blow on Independence Day, prompting the governor to warn vacationers along the coast not to risk their safety by trying to salvage their picnics and barbecues.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Israeli's chemical scanner could change shopping

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli inventor has created a scanner that he says could change the way we shop and take care of ourselves — by reading the chemical makeup of foods, drugs and other items we use.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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FBI seeks victims of child rape after suspect dies

Matthew Coniglio's Georgia home held a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thumb drives.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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