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Global marches draw attention to climate change

NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth — in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers to take quick action.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014

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NASA's Maven explorer arrives at Mars after a year

 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014

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Relatives: Vet arrested at White House needs help

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him posed no threat to anyone and needs counseling instead of prosecution, members of his family said Sunday.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014

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Some 130,000 Syrians reach Turkey, fleeing IS

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Some 130,000 Syrian refugees have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday, warning that the number could rise further as the militants press ahead with an onslaught.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014

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Russia wants to keep Ukraine off UN radar

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As world leaders gather at the U.N. this week, the U.S. and its European allies are consumed by efforts to blunt the savage advance of the Islamic State group, to end the raging Ebola epidemic and to make progress in nuclear negotiations with Iran. That's likely just fine with Vladimir Putin, since these issues distract from Russia's presence in neighboring Ukraine.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014

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Police say rifle carried by ambush suspect found

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Nine days after a gunman went on a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the weapons he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail as he travels on foot through rugged forests in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014

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5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

Last Updated on Sunday, 21 September 2014

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Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space.

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 September 2014

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