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Detroit awaits final details on city-owned art

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit may have to rely on the generosity of strangers to keep its impressive art collection that was amassed with taxpayer dollars in better times.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 December 2013

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'Lawrence of Arabia' star Peter O'Toole dead at 81

 

LONDON (AP) — Known on the one hand for his starring role in "Lawrence of Arabia," leading tribesmen in daring attacks across the desert wastes, and on the other for his headlong charges into drunken debauchery, Peter O'Toole was one of the most magnetic, charismatic and fun figures in British acting.

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 December 2013

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Gunman, 18, wounds classmate in Colorado school

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A teenager who may have had a grudge against a teacher opened fire Friday with a shotgun at a suburban Denver high school, wounding a fellow student before killing himself.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 December 2013

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Bells toll in Newtown for school shooting victims

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Church bells tolled in Newtown on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the shooting massacre that killed 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and President Barack Obama called on Americans to help prevent future violence in a radio address on the tragedy.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 December 2013

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Kansas airport worker arrested in car bomb plot

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man who prosecutors say sympathized with violent terrorists was arrested Friday as part of an FBI sting after he drove a vehicle loaded with what he thought were explosives to a Wichita airport.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 December 2013

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Mega Millions jackpot climbs as nobody wins $425M

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One of the largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history climbed even higher Saturday after no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $425 million top Mega Millions prize.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 December 2013

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Mandela makes final journey home in SAfrica

QUNU, South Africa (AP) — A casket carrying the remains of Nelson Mandela arrived at his hometown of Qunu Saturday, the day before he is to be buried in the native ground he loved.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 December 2013

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UN: several peacekeepers killed, wounded in Mali

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A bomb explosion killed and wounded several members of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali in the troubled northern city of Kidal, a spokesman for the mission said Saturday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 December 2013

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