Stock markets turn lower as oil price falls back

TOKYO (AP) — European shares mostly fell and Wall Street was expected to open lower on Monday as oil prices slipped back below $32 a barrel. Earlier, Asian markets closed higher on hopes for more central bank stimulus.

  • Written by ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writer

Days after militant attack, Pakistani university reopens

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Pakistani university where Islamic militants gunned down 21 students and teachers last week has reopened for classes amid tight security.


Air Force withheld nuclear mishap from Pentagon review team

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the spring of 2014, as a team of experts was examining what ailed the U.S. nuclear force, the Air Force withheld from them the fact that it was simultaneously investigating damage to a nuclear-armed missile in its launch silo caused by three airmen.

  • Written by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

Inmates rappelled from roof to escape California jail

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities are continuing to search for three inmates who escaped from a Southern California maximum-security jail by cutting through half-inch steel bars and rappelling from the roof by a makeshift rope.

  • Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

Snowy East Coast digs out after mammoth blizzard

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans started digging themselves out Sunday after a mammoth blizzard with hurricane-force winds and record-setting snowfall brought much of the East Coast to an icy standstill.

  • Written by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press