Rochester New York

A scene from Cecil B. DeMille’'s silent film "Male and Female." (AP Photo/Library of Congress)

Most US silent films have been lost

WASHINGTON (AP) — The vast majority of feature-length silent films made in America have been lost due to decay and neglect over the past 100 years, allowing an original 20th century art form to all […]

12/04/2013

Chess pieces are on display during the National Toy Hall of Fame ceremony at the National Museum of Play at The Strong in Rochester, N.Y. (AP Photo/Democrat & Chronicle, Carlos Ortiz)

Chess, rubber duck inducted into Toy Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The rubber duck squeaked out a win for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame, joining the ancient game of chess in the 2013 class inducted Thursday. The pair […]

11/07/2013

Kodak CEO Antonio Perez speaks with an AP reporter during an interview at Kodak Headquarters in Rochester, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2013. (AP Photos/Heather Ainsworth)

Kodak CEO talks company’s future

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — You can feel the spirit of George Eastman in Antonio Perez’s office. A picture of Eastman, who founded Kodak in 1880, sits among the current CEO’s collection of family photos. The […]

09/03/2013

(AP Photo)

Wal-Mart agrees to safety fixes at 2,857 stores

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wal-Mart has agreed to improve safety conditions for employees who use trash compactors and cleaning chemicals at more than 2,800 stores as part of a settlement agreement with the Labor Department. The […]

08/07/2013

(AP Photo)

Marathon bombing victim looks for laughs, not pity

BOSTON (AP) — Pete DiMartino dreamed of summer ale from his Boston hospital room, a kind of light-bodied beer with honey and lavender accents he might pour in the brewery he wants to open someday. […]

05/26/2013

William Spengler

Autopsy: NY gunman shot self, not hit by police

(AP) – State police say an autopsy shows the gunman who lured two New York firefighters to their deaths died of a self-inflicted shot to the head and wasn’t hit by return fire from a police officer.

12/27/2012

William Spengler

Funerals set for slain firefighters

WEBSTER, N.Y. (AP) — Funerals have been scheduled Sunday and Monday for the two volunteer firefighters who were shot and killed while responding to a fire near Rochester, N.Y. on Christmas Eve.

12/26/2012

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