• California student can wear eagle feather at graduation

    Updated: 59 min ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Native American student who sued his California school district because it refused to let him wear an eagle feather to his high school graduation will be able to wear the sacred item after all. Attorneys for Christian Titman and officials with Clovis Unified School...

  • US officials: Encryption hinders monitoring extremists

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The growing use of encrypted communications and private messaging by supporters of the Islamic State group is complicating efforts to monitor terror suspects and extremists, U.S. law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Appearing before the House Homeland Security Committee,...

  • Jason Alexander reveals why 'Seinfeld' killed off Susan

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Turns out it wasn't just bad wedding invitations that killed Susan Ross. In fact, it was the actress' complete lack of comedic chemistry with the Seinfeld cast that led to the death of George Costanza's fiancé.

  • Working 9-to-5 becoming a less popular way to make a living

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — If you want an income, or you're an employer looking for help, it may be time to scrap the idea of the traditional 9-to-5 arrangement. For workers, it's become easier and less risky to go solo. Affordable health insurance plans, which kept many workers shackled to traditional...

  • Ex-FIFA official admits execs took bribes related to South Africa's 2010 World Cup

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Former FIFA executive Chuck Blazer admitted in 2013 to accepting bribes related to South Africa's 2010 World Cup bid, according to court filings released Wednesday. The Huffington Post reports Blazer, who's worked with the Department of Justice to single out other FIFA officials in...

  • Trio accused in shooting of Oologah officer await charges while jailed in Kansas

    BY COREY JONES, Tulsa World | Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    A Kansas judge ruled there is probable cause to hold three suspects in anticipation of charges following the shooting of an Oologah police officer and another man during a high-speed chase that crossed the Oklahoma-Kansas border last week. Alejandro Garcia, Cesar Rios and Roxanne Mendoza were...

  • Harvard gets biggest gift ever: $400M from Wall Street alum

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Harvard has received its biggest gift in school history — a $400 million donation from Wall Street hedge fund billionaire and alumnus John Paulson, the university said Wednesday. The endowment from Paulson will support the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, which has led...

  • Investigation of Rick Brinkley, rising star in Oklahoma Senate, catches colleagues by surprise

    BY BARBARA HOBEROCK, Tulsa World | Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Some state lawmakers were surprised Tuesday by news that a Tulsa-area state senator is being investigated on embezzlement allegations. Officials confirmed that the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is looking into the financial dealings of Sen. Rick Brinkley, R-Owasso,...


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