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Scotland Yard arrests 9 in major London jewel heist

LONDON (AP) — With meticulous planning and remarkable good fortune, the thieves who broke into a safe deposit in London's diamond district seemed to have pulled off the perfect jewel heist. But their luck ran out Thursday when more than 200 Scotland Yard officers closed in on them.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015

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Doctor group seeks to clear confusion in cancer screening

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mammograms at 40 or 50? Every year or every other year? What's the best colon check?

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015

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To fight bee decline, Obama proposes more land to feed bees

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration hopes to save the bees by feeding them better.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015

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Arizona sharply limits welfare to 12 months

PHOENIX (AP) — Facing a $1 billion budget deficit, Arizona's Republican-led Legislature has reduced the lifetime limit for welfare recipients to the shortest window in the nation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015

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Memo: Violence long simmered between rival Texas biker gangs

WACO, Texas (AP) — Texas law enforcement authorities warned weeks ago of growing animosity between rival motorcycle gangs, a feud that erupted into violence this week with a deadly lunchtime shootout between the two groups in a crowded Waco restaurant.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015

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Iraqi troops repel IS attack on Anbar town

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces and allied Sunni tribesmen repelled an Islamic State attack overnight on a town between two militant-held cities in the western Anbar province, a tribal leader said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015

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Indonesia: We've already given too much to help boat people

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has "given more than it should" to help hundreds of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants stranded on boats by human traffickers, its foreign minister said Tuesday, a day before she was to meet with her counterparts from the other countries feeling the brunt of the humanitarian crisis.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015

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Justices make it easier to sue over 401(k) retirement plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday in favor of participants in employee retirement plans who object to companies' investment decisions that eat into retirement savings.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015

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