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Obama has plan to expand access to retirement accounts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will pitch some new proposals to expand access to retirement savings accounts and revisit some old ones when issuing his budget next month.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Slow return to normal routines for cities hit by snowstorm

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than three days with life at a virtual standstill in the nation's capital and elsewhere up and down the East Coast, the cities hit hard by a massive snowstorm were getting closer to their normal routines.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Survivor sheds light on divisive WWII-era Jewish Councils

JERUSALEM (AP) — Throughout the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, and while incarcerated in two prison camps, Mirjam Bolle wrote letters to her fiance that she never sent but hoped to share with him after the war. Yet when the two ultimately reunited she decided to leave the past behind and stashed them away. Now, decades later, she has published them as a memoir.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Scientists to announce "Doomsday Clock" time

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Scientists behind a "Doomsday Clock" that measures the likelihood of a global cataclysm are set to announce Tuesday whether civilization is any closer or farther from disaster.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Authorities search Southern California areas for 3 escapees

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Unlike similar brazen escapes where inmates fled remote prisons into rural areas, the three men who broke out of a Southern California lockup escaped in the middle of densely populated Orange County — where hundreds of officers are centering the search.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Stolen cheese worth $70,000 recovered in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police have recovered about $70,000 worth of cheese stolen from a suburban Milwaukee trucking company.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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AP INVESTIGATION: Feds' failures imperil migrant children

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As tens of thousands of children fleeing violence in Central America crossed the border in search of safe harbor, overwhelmed U.S. officials weakened child protection policies, placing some young migrants in homes where they were sexually assaulted, starved or forced to work for little or no pay, an Associated Press investigation has found.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2016

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East Coast commuters facing slippery start to work week

NEW YORK (AP) — East Coast residents who made the most of a paralyzing weekend blizzard trudged into the workweek Monday amid slippery roads, spotty transit service and mounds of snow that buried cars and blocked sidewalk entrances.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2016

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