Safety recommendations unfulfilled 7 years after Flight 1549

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than seven years after an airline captain saved 155 lives by ditching his crippled airliner in the Hudson River, now the basis of a new movie, most of the safety recommendations stemming from the accident haven't been carried out.


With UK going, crises simmering, EU ponders uncertain future

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — If Britain long felt like a sore festering at the heart of European unity, its planned departure has made one thing clear — it's far from the only malaise for the vision of a common European Union future.

  • Written by RAF CASERT, Associated Press

Mom sent to mental hospital for killing 2 kids in exorcism

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing two of her children and injuring their two older siblings in what she believed was an exorcism will go to a psychiatric hospital, not prison, a judge ruled Thursday.

  • Written by JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press

US stocks climb as Apple pulls tech companies up again

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are climbing Thursday as Apple leads a big gain for technology companies. Energy companies are higher along with the price of crude oil. With the Federal Reserve's next meeting less than a week away, investors are reviewing economic reports for clues about the Fed's intentions and the health of the economy.

  • Written by MARLEY JAY, AP Markets Writer