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Detroit still needs $350M from state lawmakers

DETROIT (AP) — Pressure is building for Michigan lawmakers to commit $350 million to Detroit pensions after the bankrupt city reached tentative agreements with pension funds and a retiree group.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

 

DETROIT (AP) — As General Motors shows off its newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to prevent the crimes in the first place.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line

BOSTON (AP) — A man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line late Tuesday, the anniversary of the deadly pressure cooker bombings, had a rice cooker in his backpack and was being charged with possession of a hoax device, police said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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292 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anxious students — not to mention their parents — can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Supremacist faces murder charges in Kansas deaths

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white supremacist accused in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014

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