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US courts convict terrorists; Gitmo trials drag on

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years after his failed effort to bring the 9/11 mastermind to New York for trial, President Barack Obama has reinstated the federal courthouse as America's preferred venue for prosecuting suspected terrorists.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 October 2013

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Report: NSA collecting millions of contact lists

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has been sifting through millions of contact lists from personal email and instant messaging accounts around the world — including those of Americans — in its effort to find possible links to terrorism or other criminal activity, according to a published report.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 October 2013

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Brokers simplify, confuse health exchange shopping

This month's glitch-filled rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law is a business opportunity for brokers and agents, but regulators warn that it also opened the door for those who would seek to line their pockets by misleading consumers.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 October 2013

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Poll: Half of older workers delay retirement plans

Publishable Editors Notes:

EDITOR'S NOTE _ Aging America is a joint AP-APME examining the aging of the baby boomers and the impact this so-called silver tsunami is having on society.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 October 2013

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Reid: Progress made to resolve political stalemate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reported progress Monday toward a deal to avoid a threatened default and end a two-week partial government shutdown as President Barack Obama called congressional leaders to the White House to press for an end to the impasse.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 October 2013

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Study ties chemical to possible miscarriage risk

BOSTON (AP) — New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 October 2013

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Ga school cancels classes because of great weather

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — The headmaster of a school in Georgia says he plans to cancel classes because of great weather.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 October 2013

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Louis Armstrong house marks 10 years as NYC museum

NEW YORK (AP) — To mark the 10th anniversary of the Louis Armstrong museum in the modest brick house where he lived for 28 years, curators are unveiling one of the jazz trumpeter's most unusual artifacts — a plaster mask that had been stored in a cupboard for decades.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 October 2013

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