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Ocean search for Malaysian airliner finds 2nd shipwreck

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The undersea search for the Malaysian airliner that vanished almost two years ago has found a second 19th century shipwreck deep in the Indian Ocean off the west Australian coast, officials said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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Global stock market rally continues despite China retreat

 

LONDON (AP) — The recovery in global stock markets continued Wednesday despite another big retreat in China's main stock market.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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Starvation suspected in massive die-off of Alaska seabirds

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Seabird biologist David Irons drove recently to the Prince William Sound community of Whittier to check on a friend's boat and spotted white blobs along the tide line of the rocky Alaska beach. He thought they were patches of snow.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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Armed group says it has accessed government files at refuge

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The leader of a small, armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon said Monday he and his followers are going through government documents stored inside refuge buildings.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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Task force: Mammograms an option at 40, do more good at 50

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mammograms do the most good later in life, a government task force declared Monday in recommending that women get one every other year starting at age 50. It said 40-somethings should make their own choice after weighing the pros and cons.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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Aid convoys reach 3 Syria communities besieged for months

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief has called for Monday's delivery of aid to three besieged towns in Syria to be the first of many and welcomed a Syrian statement that such deliveries should be repeated and sustained.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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US border agents to inspect US-bound trucks on Mexican soil

SAN DIEGO (AP) — For the first time, U.S. border authorities will inspect trucks entering the United States on Mexican soil, working simultaneously with Mexican counterparts.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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10 dead, 15 injured in Istanbul tourist district explosion

ISTANBUL (AP) — An explosion killed at least 10 people and injured 15 others Tuesday morning in a historic district of Istanbul popular with tourists, the Istanbul governor's office said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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