AP names US news chief Carovillano its new managing editor

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press named its head of U.S. news to the new position of managing editor on Tuesday, appointing Brian Carovillano to take the No. 2 position in the newsroom of the global news cooperative.


House measures rebuke North Korea for belligerent behavior

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House has voted overwhelmingly to condemn North Korea's development of long-range ballistic missiles and urge that the reclusive Asian nation be put back on the terrorism blacklist.

  • Written by RICHARD LARDNER, Associated Press

A 'sci-fi' cancer therapy fights brain tumors, study finds

WASHINGTON (AP) — It sounds like science fiction, but a cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in more than a decade for people with deadly brain tumors, final results of a large study suggest.

  • Written by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

Then and now: How glaciers around the world are melting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the past decade, scientists and photographers keep returning to the world's glaciers, watching them shrink with each visit. Now they want others to see how a warming planet is melting masses of ice in a series of before-and-after photos.

  • Written by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer