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Lasers, magnetism allow glimpses of the human brain at work

 

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (AP) — To the untrained eye, the graph looked like a very volatile day on Wall Street — jagged peaks and valleys in red, blue and green, displayed on a wall. But the story it told was not about economics.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015

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US explores 'Plan B' to deport plane bomber in 1982 attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government has been exploring a "Plan B" to deport a man who placed a bomb on a Hawaii-bound airplane in 1982 and who has remained in immigration custody since being released from prison two years ago.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015

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Solidarity in Charleston before church victims' funerals

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A week of funerals lie ahead for victims of the Charleston church massacre that killed nine people, re-opened old racial wounds and evoked memories of past episodes of violence against black churches.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015

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Eateries in Chinese town hold dog meat festival amid outcry

BEIJING (AP) — Restaurateurs in a southern Chinese town held an annual dog meat festival Monday despite international criticism of the event as cruel and unhygienic.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015

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Greek breakthrough hopes help global markets to surge

 

LONDON (AP) — Hopes of a breakthrough in Greece's bailout discussions with international creditors despite few visible signs of progress helped stock markets around the world, particularly in Europe, surge on Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015

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Obama in new presidential podcast: US not cured of racism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said the United States has not overcome its history of racism and is using the N-word to make his case.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015

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EU launches navy operation against migrant-traffickers

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union launched a naval operation Monday to try to stop human-traffickers from bringing migrants across the Mediterranean to Europe in unseaworthy boats, a lucrative and at times deadly practice.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015

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Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack Afghan parliament

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide bomber struck the entrance to the Afghan parliament on Monday and gunmen tried to storm the heavily guarded compound, setting off a gunbattle with police that left two people dead as lawmakers were meeting inside to vote on the appointment of a new defense minister.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015

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