Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday, and the leader of a 2014 standoff with federal authorities was criminally charged in federal court.

  • Written by REBECCA BOONE, Associated Press MARTHA BELLISLE, Associated Press

Tomi takes a bow at Westminster, dog saved family from fire

NEW YORK (AP) — When Julia Haight leads her prize entry into the Westminster Kennel Club dog show ring Monday, she'll see a shiba inu who's athletic, alert and pert.

Oh, and this: Tomi helped save her life.

  • Written by BEN WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein's gravity ripples

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.

  • Written by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer

South African bookshop a treasure trove of eclectic history

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The only clue to a literary treasure trove tucked away in downtown Johannesburg is a fading sign, but behind this door is a fantastic maze containing an estimated 2 million books and prints.

  • Written by LYNSEY CHUTEL, Associated Press

Occupiers at Oregon refuge say they'll turn themselves in

 

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon said they would turn themselves in Thursday morning after law officers surrounded them in a tense standoff.

  • Written by REBECCA BOONE, Associated Press LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press