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APNewsBreak: NKorea unresponsive to US envoy offer

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea is not accepting American offers to send a high-level envoy to seek the release of three detained Americans, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 September 2014

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A guide to Scotland as it votes on independence

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The people of Scotland are deciding Thursday whether to end a partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom that has lasted more than 300 years. Here is a guide to Scotland as the historic vote nears.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 September 2014

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School police stock up on free military gear

LOS ANGELES (AP) — School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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US homebuilder confidence soars in September

 

U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the market for new, single-family homes surged this month to the highest level in nearly nine years.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Social media sleuths aid gay couple beating probe

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police searching for a group of suspects in the beating of a gay couple say they got an assist from social media users, and a defense lawyer said Wednesday that some of them were turning themselves in for questioning.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Police run down tips about trooper ambush suspect

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities hunting for a suspect in last week's fatal ambush outside a rural state police barracks chased down several mistaken sightings Wednesday as schools closed down and the public remained on edge.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Will the ayes have it, or will Scotland say naw thanks?

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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