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ACM Awards: Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift shine

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards jam-packed more than three hours of music, from classic country stars such as George Strait and Alan Jackson to contemporary favorites Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan and pop and rock stars Taylor Swift and Steven Tyler.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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Authorities: Terrorism probe yields 6 arrests in 2 states

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Six people have been arrested in two states in connection with a terrorism investigation in Minnesota, where authorities have been tracking youths who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria to fight with militants, including the Islamic State group, authorities said.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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2 years after bombs, Boston Marathon looks forward, not back

BOSTON (AP) — It's been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering — almost as much as finishing — something to aspire to.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 April 2015

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Volunteer deputy sold company, went back to police work

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — After he sold his insurance company for around $6 million, Robert Bates sought to return to a profession he tried for a year in his early 20s: law enforcement.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 April 2015

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Why banks made more money last quarter

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street and Main Street gave banks a boost last quarter.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 April 2015

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Global finance leaders see economy strengthening

WASHINGTON (AP) — Financial officials from the world's major economies on Friday welcomed modest improvements in the global economy while side-stepping fears rattling global financial markets that Greece will default on its bailout loans.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 April 2015

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Appeals court hears arguments on Obama immigration action

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal appeals judges on Friday peppered lawyers on both sides with questions in a fight over President Barack Obama's move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 April 2015

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Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 April 2015

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