Rolling Stones to play March 25 show in Havana

 

HAVANA (AP) — The Rolling Stones announced Tuesday that the group will play a free concert in Havana on March 25, becoming the most famous act to play Cuba since its 1959 revolution.

  • Written by MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press

$1M Turing Award winners advocate for encryption

NEW YORK (AP) — This year's $1 million A.M. Turing Award goes to a pair of cryptographers whose ideas helped make Internet commerce possible, and who now argue that giving governments a "back door" into encrypted communications puts everyone at risk.

  • Written by BREE FOWLER, AP Technology Writer'

Obama, congressional leaders talk Supreme Court vacancy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama called Democrats and Republicans to the White House Tuesday to discuss election-year standoff over the vacancy on the Supreme Court. Neither side showed signs of budging.

  • Written by KATHLEEN HENNESSEY, Associated Press

Stocks snap higher following encouraging signs on US economy

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are jumping Tuesday as investors hit the "buy" button following some encouraging signs of strength in the U.S. economy. The government reported that construction spending reached its highest level in eight years in January, and the beaten-down manufacturing sector also showed signs of life. Banks, which have been the worst-performing sector on the market so far this year, led the way higher.

  • Written by MARLEY JAY, AP Markets Writer

Study: 1st evidence that Zika may cause temporary paralysis

LONDON (AP) — Scientists may have the first evidence that Zika can cause temporary paralysis, according to a new study of patients who developed the rare condition during an outbreak of the virus in Tahiti two years ago.

  • Written by MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer