FRESNO (AP) — On May 1, a 20-year-old pilot will take off from a Fresno airfield in a single-engine airplane. His destination: the record books. Jack Wiegand will attempt to get into the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest ever to fly solo around the world.
NEW DELHI (AP) — A British woman traveling in India jumped out of the third-floor window of her hotel room on Tuesday, telling police she feared a sexual attack after the hotel’s owner tried to force his way into the room by offering her a massage.
CHICAGO (AP) — Thirteen organizations have been named recipients of the 2013 “Award for Creative and Effective Institutions” by the MacArthur Foundation and will receive between $500,000 and $1.5 million, depending on the annual budget of the organization.
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Adolf Hitler is running for election in India. So is Frankenstein. The Indian state of Meghalaya has a special fascination for interesting and sometimes controversial names.
ALLAHABAD, India (AP) — The death toll from a stampede in a train station rose to 36 in a northern India city where millions of devotees had gathered for a Hindu festival that is one of the world’s largest religious gatherings.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators say approval of the first generic version of cancer drug Doxil will help resolve a lingering shortage triggered by manufacturing deficiencies.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities filed rape and murder charges Thursday against five men accused of the gang rape of a 23-year-old on a New Delhi bus, a crime that horrified Indians and provoked a national debate about the treatment of women.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police have charged six men with murder, adding to accusations that they beat and gang-raped a woman on a New Delhi bus two weeks ago in a case that shocked the country.
SINGAPORE (AP) — An Indian woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi died Saturday at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized Indians to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.
By Jeff Ayers, the Associated Press “The Forgotten” (Grand Central Publishing), by David Baldacci David Baldacci brings back Army Special Agent John Puller in “The Forgotten,” a follow-up to 2011′s “Zero Day.” In this new […]
GENEVA (AP) – Christie’s has auctioned off the famed Archduke Joseph Diamond for $21,474,525 including commission, a world auction record price per carat for a colorless diamond. The price was well above the expected $15 […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – The International Space Station is safe from two pieces of menacing junk. NASA said Thursday the orbiting lab does not need to move out of the way of fragments from […]