Hershey expects to cut 15 percent of global workforce

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Hershey Co. says it expects to cut its global workforce by about 15 percent, with the layoffs coming mostly from hourly employees outside the United States.


Suspects charged with murder in airport nerve agent attack

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Wearing bulletproof vests, their eyes red and heads bowed, two young women accused of smearing VX nerve agent on the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader were charged with murder Wednesday in a Malaysian court.


  • Written by EILEEN NG , Associated Press

Review: Nintendo Switch is impressive, but needs more games

When you're deep in a video game, the last thing you want to do is leave home. If only you could take the game with you for your commute to work or your bus ride to school, or to liven up your lunch hour.

  • Written by LOU KESTEN , Associated Press

Gene therapy to fight a blood cancer succeeds in major study

An experimental gene therapy that turns a patient's own blood cells into cancer killers worked in a major study, with more than one-third of very sick lymphoma patients showing no sign of disease six months after a single treatment, its maker said Tuesday.

  • Written by Marilynn Marchione , AP Chief Medical Writer