New push to keep seniors in home, community-based programs

CHICAGO (AP) — The federal government is pushing states to keep more low-income seniors out of nursing homes and, instead, enroll them in home and community-based programs.

  • Written by ALEJANDRA CANCINO, For The Associated Press

A symbolic start: 3 passenger flights to leave Brussels

BRUSSELS (AP) — In what officials acknowledge is a symbolic gesture, three passenger flights will be taking off from Brussels Airport on Sunday after a 12-day shutdown caused by a deadly bombing attack.

  • Written by BISHR EL TOUNI, Associated Press

Amtrak train hits equipment on track; 2 workers die

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — An Amtrak train struck a piece of heavy equipment just south of Philadelphia on Sunday, causing a derailment that killed two Amtrak workers and sent more than 30 passengers to hospitals, authorities said.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Audit finds UN deficiencies linked to alleged bribery case

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An internal audit has found important deficiencies and lapses in the U.N.'s involvement with two foundations and several non-governmental organizations linked to an alleged bribery case involving former General Assembly president John Ashe.

  • Written by EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press