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Sante Kimes, convicted in NY widow's murder, dies

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Sante Kimes, who along with her son made up a notorious grifter team convicted of the murders of a wealthy widow in New York and a businessman in Los Angeles, has died in her prison cell at age 79.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 May 2014

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AP Analysis: GOP avoids past mistakes in Senate picks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday's elections are the best evidence yet that Republicans are avoiding previous mistakes and improving their chances of controlling the Senate during President Barack Obama's final two years in office.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 May 2014

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Investigation continues into death of actor's wife

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jace projected the image of a doting, hands-on father and husband to neighbors, but authorities are now trying to determine what prompted the veteran actor to shoot and kill his wife while his young sons were in the home.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 May 2014

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Special Operations Forces may get 'Iron Man' suit

 

TAMPA, Florida (AP) — In the 2008 movie "Iron Man," the main character becomes a superhero after building a suit of armor with an exoskeleton that gives him incredible strength.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 May 2014

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Swipe right for Mr. Right: The rise of dating apps

NEW YORK (AP) — So, a lady walks into a bar...Wait, scratch that. A lady takes out her phone. With a left swipe of her finger she dismisses Alex, 25 and Robert, 48. She swipes right when a photo of James, 24, pops up. It's a match. James had swiped right too. They chat, and make plans to meet. They're only three miles apart, after all.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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GM recalls 2.4 million more vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors said Tuesday it's recalling 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S. as part of a broader effort to resolve outstanding safety issues more quickly.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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UN report: 21 million in forced labor worldwide

GENEVA (AP) — Forced labor produces illegal profits of $150 billion a year, the United Nations' labor agency said Tuesday as it appealed for global eradication of the abuse.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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House approves $12 billion-plus water bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed the closest thing so far this year to an infrastructure bill — a $12 billion-plus bipartisan measure authorizing 34 water projects, ranging from flood protection in California and North Dakota to deepening the Port of Savannah and widening a Texas-Louisiana waterway that services the oil industry.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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