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Eye-opener: US teens getting less & less sleep, study shows

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. teens are getting sleepier: Many lack even seven hours of shut-eye each night and the problem has worsened over two decades, a study found.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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'SNL' celebrates its big 4-0 with an anniversary special

NEW YORK (AP) — With a measure of anniversary hoopla perhaps exceeded only by the nation's bicentennial, "Saturday Night Live" celebrated its 40th season on Sunday with a 3½-hour gala of stars, laughs and memories.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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2 suspected accomplices of Denmark gunman jailed for 10 days

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Two men suspected of helping the gunman behind the deadly attacks in Copenhagen were jailed for 10 days Monday as Danes mourned the victims of a shooting spree that authorities said may have been inspired by last month's terror attacks in Paris.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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Egypt strikes IS group in Libya after video of mass killing

 

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian warplanes struck Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday in swift retribution for the extremists' beheading of a group of Egyptian Christian hostages on a beach, shown in a grisly online video released hours earlier.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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After attacks, Europe fights call for mass migration of Jews

PARIS (AP) — Despite desecrated Jewish graves in France and a deadly attack at a synagogue in Copenhagen, European leaders on Monday rejected calls from the Israeli prime minister for a mass immigration of the continent's Jews, urging unity instead.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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Drone on: US proposes rules for the era of drones

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drone on, the government says.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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Indian man slammed down after caller reported 'black guy'

MADISON, Ala. (AP) — A grandfather from India who was slammed to the ground by a police officer in a northern Alabama suburb had been singled out by police after a caller said a "skinny black guy" with a toboggan hat was walking in the neighborhood and peering into garages, recordings show.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 February 2015

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Hate crime prosecutions rare in NC, often difficult to prove

 

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Relatives of the three Muslim college students killed in North Carolina are pressing for hate crime charges against the alleged shooter, but legal experts say such cases are relatively rare and can be difficult to prove.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 February 2015

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