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2 officers shot at protest outside Ferguson police station

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 March 2015

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Study: Tetanus shot may aid treatment of deadly brain cancer

NEW YORK (AP) — Can a tetanus shot help treat brain cancer? A small study hints that it might.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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Flying cars, robot petting zoo: It's South by Southwest time

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Flying cars and a robot petting zoo. Mobile wallets and net neutrality. The most outlandish ideas of the future and tech trends shaping the world today will be in focus as the freewheeling South by Southwest Interactive Festival kicks off Thursday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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Fog lifting, easing search in Florida helicopter crash

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Human remains and helicopter parts were recovered Wednesday after seven Marines and four soldiers crashed in heavy fog during military training in Florida.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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Iraqi forces, militias sweep into Islamic State-held Tikrit

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi soldiers and allied Shiite militiamen swept into the Islamic State-held city of Tikrit on Wednesday, launching a two-front offensive to squeeze extremists out of Saddam Hussein's hometown in a major test of the troops' resolve.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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Gunmen stage jewel heist on French highway, trigger manhunt

PARIS (AP) — About 15 gunmen ambushed two vans carrying jewels worth millions on a French highway in the dead of night, ejecting their drivers and speeding off into the Burgundy countryside, police said. It was the latest of several big jewelry heists in France.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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Official: 11 service members missing in crash presumed dead

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Seven Marines and four soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that crashed over waters off Florida during a routine night training mission were presumed dead Wednesday, and crews found human remains despite heavy fog hampering search efforts, military officials said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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Hillary Clinton urges action to achieve women's equality

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Hillary Clinton, a likely U.S. presidential candidate, is urging the world to take action and address "the great unfinished business of the 21st century" — the achievement of equality for women that 189 nations called for at a groundbreaking U.N. conference 20 years ago.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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