05/04/2014 2:50amA stone arch bridge under illegal construction in a village in southern China collapsed, killing 11 people and injuring several others, state media and an official said Sunday.
05/04/2014 6:40amA Vermont program aimed at people changing professions mid-career is turning out licensed teachers in eight months by giving them intensive experience in the classroom with mentors.
05/04/2014 6:40amA passenger train derailed in western India on Sunday, killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 100, police said.
05/04/2014 7:20amMedicaid enrollments through the new health exchange in Washington state have exceeded officials' expectations, but questions remain about whether there will be enough doctors to serve the influx of newly insured low-income patients.
05/04/2014 7:31amMaine's lucrative baby eel season is off to a slow start, with cold weather and resurgent foreign markets combining to depress catch and prices paid to fishermen, officials say.
05/04/2014 7:51amFaculty members at Georgia's largest university say they want discrimination against employees for gender identity banned more explicitly — on par with race, sex and religion.
05/04/2014 9:20amThe Coast Guard says a cruise ship from the Caribbean suffered a steering glitch near its New York City port and had to be tugged to shore.
05/04/2014 9:42amTalk about some serious legroom.
05/04/2014 10:20amNew Jersey's bid to legalize sports gambling has endured defeat after defeat in the courts, but one big winner has emerged, at taxpayer expense — the law firm hired to help Gov. Chris Christie defend a lawsuit filed by the four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA.
05/04/2014 11:21amThe Nez Perce Tribe reports that gambling revenue increased slightly in 2013, while total earnings for its business division took a small dip.
05/04/2014 11:21amA Missouri company is recalling chicken salad because of possible listeria contamination.
05/04/2014 11:40amOfficial says 9 acrobats seriously injured after falling from platform at Rhode Island circus.
05/04/2014 12:51pmNuclear experts from Iran and six world powers are meeting in New York this week amid rising hopes that an agreement can be reached to limit Iran's ability to produce nuclear weapons before a July 20 deadline.
05/04/2014 12:51pmTalk about some serious legroom.
05/04/2014 1:00pmDorry Clay, a small business owner unable to save for retirement, is counting on the Connecticut legislature to establish a state-run retirement savings account accessible to millions of workers.
05/04/2014 1:00pmThe Kentucky Lottery plans a new advertising campaign this summer that focuses on how ticket purchases support college scholarships.
05/04/2014 1:20pmThe average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. rose 3 cents, to $3.72, during the past two weeks, marking the 12th straight week of price hikes at the pump.
05/04/2014 1:41pmSpider-Man can still sling it at the box office.
05/04/2014 1:50pmKentucky has spent nearly $18 million over the past six years to bus students to private schools, most of which are religious. That's despite the fact that the state constitution prohibits state funds from aiding any "church, sectarian or denominational" school.
05/04/2014 3:01pmCoca-Cola is dropping a controversial ingredient from its Powerade sports drink, after a similar move by PepsiCo's Gatorade last year.
05/04/2014 3:41pmChina's prime minister arrived Sunday in Ethiopia for a four-country tour of Africa, calling for deeper ties with his country and seeking to recast a relationship that has admittedly faced difficulties.
05/04/2014 4:20pmPortugal will not seek a protective line of credit after its government fulfils requirements imposed by foreign bailout creditors as part of a 78 billion euro ($107 billion) rescue package, its prime minister said Sunday.
05/04/2014 4:50pmAn eastern Indiana college has placed its plans to draw energy from a wind turbine on hold while it tries to placate neighbors concerned about noise from the giant blades.
05/04/2014 5:00pmMore bodies have been pulled from a collapsed gold mine in southwestern Colombia, bringing the number of confirmed fatalities to 12. Four miners are still unaccounted for but presumed dead.
05/04/2014 7:30pmSouth Central Louisiana Technical College is celebrating a big step toward a permanent home for its marine safety training center.
05/04/2014 8:20pmSina Corp., a popular Chinese Internet portal operator, says regulators have fined it $815,000 for allowing "unhealthy and indecent content" on its websites.
05/04/2014 9:20pmA support frame collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at a circus performance Sunday.
05/04/2014 9:50pmAsian stock markets slipped Monday after a survey showed that Chinese manufacturing shrank in April for the fourth month in a row.