Buffett: US economy better than presidential hopefuls say

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The United States' economy is in better shape than the presidential candidates make it seem, investor Warren Buffett said Saturday, even though businesses like his still face challenges.

  • Written by JOSH FUNK, AP Business Writer

Iran reformists performing well in early election results

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Preliminary results early Saturday morning showed reformist candidates heading for their best showing in more than a decade in Iranian parliamentary elections, according to local media and election officials counting the ballots.


One-year spaceman sees mission as 'steppingstone' to Mars


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — As soon as he returns from the International Space Station, NASA's first and only yearlong spaceman, Scott Kelly, will try to pop up from a lying position and stand still for three minutes.

  • Written by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer