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$2 gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump

NEW YORK (AP) — At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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New generation enters line to Saudi throne as king mourned

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — As Saudi Arabia mourned its late ruler, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud quickly set the course for the monarchy's future Friday by naming a second-in-line to the throne from the next generation of princes for the first time.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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US says it's not clear after Cuba talks if new policy works

HAVANA (AP) — The highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Cuba in more than three decades said Friday that two days of talks on re-establishing full diplomatic relations had left her with no sense of whether the new U.S. policy of engagement would achieve its goal of generating reforms that benefit the Cuban people.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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Northeast preps as 1st significant winter storm approaches

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A fast-moving coastal storm is forecast to blast several major cities in the Northeast with a mix of snow, sleet and rain on Saturday in the season's first real taste of winter along the busy Interstate 95 corridor.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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Protests across Yemen a day after president, Cabinet resigns

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Thousands of protesters demonstrated Friday across Yemen, some supporting the Shiite rebels who seized the capital and others demanding the country's south secede after the nation's president and Cabinet resigned.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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DNA ties prisoner to 2 of 6 serial killings from 1976

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — DNA evidence linked an Oregon prisoner to at least two of the six serial killings of young women that terrified the San Francisco Bay Area and a city in Nevada four decades ago, investigators say. He is suspected of the other slayings.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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Saudi King Abdullah, a gradual modernizer, dead at 90

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — His changes looked minute to the outside world. But in a kingdom where ultra-conservative Muslim clerics long have held a lock on all aspects of society, King Abdullah's incremental reforms echoed mightily.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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At odds on human rights, US and Cuba move toward embassies

HAVANA (AP) — Still at odds over human rights, the United States and Cuba closed two days of historic talks in Havana with some progress toward restoring diplomatic ties after a half-century of estrangement.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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