FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:54:50 -0800Iraqi ministry: Islamic State militants 'bulldoze' Nimrud archaeological site near Mosulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0bde25506f94162a7ac4a1b530c32c0BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi ministry: Islamic State militants 'bulldoze' Nimrud archaeological site near Mosul.iGeneral newsArchaeologyScienceIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0bde25506f94162a7ac4a1b530c32c0Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:50:26 GMTCan Etsy keep its folksy brand and make shareholders money?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b74722c51490453488e59ef5cd83d6e1NEW YORK (AP) — If craft seller Etsy goes public later this year it will be a test of how well the company can balance an explicit social mission with shareholder expectations for making money.By MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessTechnologyCorporate stockCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b74722c51490453488e59ef5cd83d6e1Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:22:32 GMTRogers strong in Yankees' 2-1 win against Pirateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d74d7c5bcc234879b385443fa9297671BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Esmil Rogers, trying to cement a spot on the New York Yankees' pitching staff, tossed two scoreless innings Thursday in a 2-1 victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingAthlete injuriesEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthBradentonNew York CityFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d74d7c5bcc234879b385443fa9297671Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:16:56 GMTExperts: Ferguson must move quickly to rebuild public trusthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0856a2691c0405ea787ca483f8ebfb3ST. LOUIS (AP) — The federal government's withering report on the Ferguson Police Department issued a stern mandate to city leaders: Reform your law-enforcement practices and rebuild relations with the black community.By JIM SALTERaGeneral newsRace and ethnicityPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriMunicipal governmentsAfrican-AmericansSuburbsPrimary and secondary educationPoliceSocial issuesSocial affairsEventsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsEducationLaw enforcement agenciesHuman rights and civil libertiesMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0856a2691c0405ea787ca483f8ebfb3Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:27:55 GMTMark Hubbard leads PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a45edb443b2b45d2b2d68ca6d6efeb16RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) — PGA Tour rookie Mark Hubbard closed with a birdie in windy conditions Thursday for a one-stroke lead in the Puerto Rico Open.sSportsGolfMen's golfMen's sportsPuerto RicoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a45edb443b2b45d2b2d68ca6d6efeb16Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:07:07 GMTKey facts and questions about the Jodi Arias murder casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a446d620ebf64baf9024d2354ddf7bb2PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias was spared the death penalty on Thursday after a jury for a second time couldn't decide on her punishment. It was the latest court development in a legal saga that has dragged on for nearly seven years and had no shortage of eye-catching moments.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a446d620ebf64baf9024d2354ddf7bb2Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:05:36 GMTSenate majority leader decides not to fast-track Iran billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c020f89b33d64888b20af9e1eba8feceWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday decided to postpone action on a bill giving Congress a chance to review and vote on any deal the U.S. signs with Iran over its nuclear program.By DEB RIECHMANNwGovernment and politicsLegislatureInternational relationsLegislationNuclear proliferationIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsPolitical issuesWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseUnited StatesIsraelIranDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c020f89b33d64888b20af9e1eba8feceThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:17:35 GMTNo. 17 Chattanooga women beat UNC-Greensboro 78-44http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb86d3520d21490e9401fc79b8b6acc8ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jasmine Joyner had a career-high 22 points as top-seeded and No. 17-ranked Chattanooga women beat eighth-seeded UNC-Greensboro 78-44 in the opening game of the Southern Conference tournament on Thursday.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsGreensboroNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb86d3520d21490e9401fc79b8b6acc8Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:14:56 GMTPlane skids off runway at LaGuardia, crashes through fencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa0c2563486741f1ae9dae083b510e7eNEW YORK (AP) — A Delta plane from Atlanta skidded off a LaGuardia Airport runway while landing during a snowstorm on Thursday and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest perilously close to the icy waters of a bay.By MEGHAN BARR and SCOTT MAYEROWITZtTravelLifestyleAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationNew York CityNew YorkQueensAtlantaUnited StatesNorth AmericaGeorgiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa0c2563486741f1ae9dae083b510e7eThu, 05 Mar 2015 22:06:12 GMTPlane skids off LaGuardia runway, crashes into fence by bayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db463be5e52c4dd88656386bc03e030bNEW YORK (AP) — A Delta plane from Atlanta skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing during a snowstorm Thursday and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest perilously close to the icy waters of a bay.By MEGHAN BARR and SCOTT MAYEROWITZaBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesNew York CityNew YorkQueensAtlantaUnited StatesNorth AmericaGeorgiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db463be5e52c4dd88656386bc03e030bThu, 05 Mar 2015 20:52:47 GMTNo 23 Rutgers women beat Indiana 63-52 in Big Ten openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b8f113dd03249ff8d3fd985462bef3fHOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Kahleah Cooper scored 16 points and Betnijah Laney had 12 points and 15 rebounds to lead No. 23 Rutgers, the fifth-seed, to a 63-52 win over 12th-seeded Indiana in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsIndianaIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b8f113dd03249ff8d3fd985462bef3fThu, 05 Mar 2015 22:12:49 GMTLate winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9672e13c33cb4872866381abf03f49c7PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A late winter storm blanketed the Northeast on Thursday after zipping across much of the South, leaving hundreds of drivers and their passengers stranded on highways in Kentucky and thousands without power in West Virginia.By SEAN CARLIN and GEOFF MULVIHILLaGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherStormsTrafficTransportationAccidentsAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessUnited StatesKentuckyNew York CityMemphisNew YorkTexasMarylandNorth AmericaTennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9672e13c33cb4872866381abf03f49c7Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:05:56 GMT'Dr. Phil': To air 'intervention with Bobbi Brown's partnerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac4bda5fd56c4f0eb90953b92f82fb63LOS ANGELES (AP) — The "Dr. Phil" shows says it will air an "intervention" conducted with Nick Gordon, the partner of hospitalized Bobbi Kristina Brown.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCelebrityEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac4bda5fd56c4f0eb90953b92f82fb63Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:41:06 GMTFunds flowing to My Brother's Keeper after first yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a780043b14d643eca07c55049d8f3b46WASHINGTON (AP) — More money than expected has been committed to President Barack Obama's initiative aimed at helping young men of color, White House officals said Thursday.JESSE J. HOLLANDwGovernment and politicsGovernment programsSiblingsLocal governmentsRelationshipsLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a780043b14d643eca07c55049d8f3b46Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:33:13 GMTDad accused of punching 3-month-old who had 17 broken boneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba4ad72925a34181ace6e008c6918c99BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been charged with punching his 3-month-old son, and doctors say the baby 17 broken bones and skull fractures.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba4ad72925a34181ace6e008c6918c99Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:41:17 GMTEnvelopes with white powder found at Canadian officeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcc7d363af09437e96403b52002f6c7eTORONTO (AP) — Authorities in Quebec launched an investigation after envelopes containing a suspicious white powder were found Thursday in the district offices of at least two Conservative Canadian cabinet ministers. A government official later said the powder sent to one of the ministers has been deemed harmless.By ROB GILLIESiGeneral newsCabinetsGovernment and politicsCanadaQuebecNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcc7d363af09437e96403b52002f6c7eThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:34:42 GMTTeheran, Simon make spring debuts; Tigers beat Braves 6-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2c939338af84f979479c0e09336db8fLAKELAND Fla. (AP) — Julio Teheran allowed one run in a two-inning spring debut, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 6-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsLakelandFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2c939338af84f979479c0e09336db8fThu, 05 Mar 2015 22:09:45 GMTChain of kidney transplants begins at San Francisco hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0ec17335801438da126dc35d9414893SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zully Broussard thought she was going to help one person by donating a kidney.By KRISTIN J. BENDERhtGeneral newsHealthScienceOrgan donationOrgan transplantsTechnologyHealth issuesDiagnosis and treatmentSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0ec17335801438da126dc35d9414893Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:21:02 GMTMan freed after 20 years sues Ohio for wrongful imprisonmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8747353d05344419899e8f19b9366299TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man who spent almost 20 years behind bars for murder before being freed has sued the state for wrongful imprisonment, hoping it will allow him to collect compensation for the time he was incarcerated.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderToledoOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8747353d05344419899e8f19b9366299Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:34:58 GMTNATO, Russia exchange barbs reminiscent of Cold War dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aad58fc785ac45a8a46519ea94a5399aRIGA, Latvia (AP) — NATO and Russia exchanged heated language reminiscent of Cold War days on Thursday with accusations of sinister geopolitical plotting and human rights abuses flying across an increasingly deep divide.By RAF CASERT and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOViGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsCold WarEventsRussiaMoscowCrimeaLatviaUkraineEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aad58fc785ac45a8a46519ea94a5399aThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:01:15 GMTNew Jersey announces $225M Exxon settlement; had sought $9Bhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/810f6b9550584de4a8fd188a282d16f9NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey announced a $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil on Thursday that state officials said is the largest environmental settlement against a corporate defendant in state history — though it has been criticized by Democratic lawmakers who say it is for a mere fraction of the nearly $9 billion initially sought.By DAVID PORTER and MICHAEL CATALINIaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsGovernment and politicsLegislatureLaw and orderCorporate newsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/810f6b9550584de4a8fd188a282d16f9Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:37:43 GMTMyanmar cracks down on education protest at Yangon pagodahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d57f9a1eee5e4f16bbd936565964fe8eYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police cracked down on students and other activists opposing Myanmar's new education law on Thursday, charging protesters with batons and dragging them into trucks at a well-known pagoda in the heart of the old capital.By AYE AYE WINiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsEducationEducation policyGovernment and politicsPolitical activismPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeSocial affairsGovernment policyPolitical issuesMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d57f9a1eee5e4f16bbd936565964fe8eThu, 05 Mar 2015 22:02:38 GMTSelma's 50th anniversary brings comparisons to Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cafe999be7a4440bb63bcea7e7f42b42WASHINGTON (AP) — They only lasted minutes, but the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience.By JESSE J. HOLLANDwGovernment and politicsRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriHuman rights and civil libertiesPolice brutalityCrimeVotingLegal proceedingsSocial issuesSocial affairsEventsLaw and orderGeneral newsViolenceViolent crimeElectionsSelmaAlabamaMontgomeryUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cafe999be7a4440bb63bcea7e7f42b42Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:45:08 GMTProsecutor says misspoke, man didn't claim to be Etan Patzhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3b54fa8fc5343f9b7f6fd499e73b27fNEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor trying a suspect for murder in the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz says she misspoke when she told a judge police interviewed a man who called claiming to be the boy.aGeneral newsMissing personsCrimeViolent crimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3b54fa8fc5343f9b7f6fd499e73b27fThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:14:50 GMTComedy Central's Bee moves to TBShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b22805c03dbe42e48747eff887aba0efNEW YORK (AP) — The exodus continues at "The Daily Show," with TBS announcing Thursday that it is giving longtime correspondent Samantha Bee her own topical comedy show.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b22805c03dbe42e48747eff887aba0efThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:43:02 GMTLee pitches 2 easy innings in Phillies' 6-3 loss to Astroshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fee6b7f344a34916870f4f6373857fcbKISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Cliff Lee pitched two scoreless innings in his first spring start before Luis Valbuena, Robbie Grossman and Marwin Gonzalez homered for the Houston Astros in a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fee6b7f344a34916870f4f6373857fcbThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:11:16 GMTLargest 31 US banks all pass Fed 'stress tests' of their strength in case of severe recessionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2e2dd4b21a7443a803d215884108e54WASHINGTON (AP) — Largest 31 US banks all pass Fed 'stress tests' of their strength in case of severe recession.wBusinessGeneral newsRecessions and depressionsEconomyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2e2dd4b21a7443a803d215884108e54Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:31:22 GMTTheater shooting trial could begin sooner than expectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adbaeeae14d043958bcba2ba4d7b8d56CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — With jury selection moving faster than expected, a judge on Thursday set two possible dates in April for opening statements in the Colorado theater shooting case.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adbaeeae14d043958bcba2ba4d7b8d56Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:12:39 GMTAbbVie and Costco are big market movershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be2c496a4d4b477bb9e283ab52546e2dNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:fFinancial performanceCorporate newsBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be2c496a4d4b477bb9e283ab52546e2dThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:35:26 GMTAn ocean away, Pacquiao's trainer makes some noise from afarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fbb1df294a34ccc9fdfc6ac1b06757eLAS VEGAS (AP) — Armed guards patrolling the gym where Manny Pacquiao trains. Stealthy attempts to disrupt Pacquiao's sparring. And a bit of trash talking just to spice things up two months before the big fight.By TIM DAHLBERGsSportsBoxingMen's boxingMen's sportsLas VegasHollywoodNevadaUnited StatesNorth AmericaLos AngelesCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fbb1df294a34ccc9fdfc6ac1b06757eThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:06:50 GMTOregon man accused of stealing bikes, goat toohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdc25815be66471ba2360e610bd32befPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities suspect a Portland, Oregon, man accused of stealing two bicycles also took a dwarf goat.aGeneral newsOdditiesTheftCrimePortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdc25815be66471ba2360e610bd32befThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:11:08 GMTUS stocks edge higher, Europe gains as ECB unveils stimulushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7c295b4062a4c57be41a90cb9cf0aa1NEW YORK (AP) — Positive earnings news nudged stocks higher, breaking a two-day losing streak.aBusinessGeneral newsStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial performanceCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7c295b4062a4c57be41a90cb9cf0aa1Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:10:24 GMTSuspended Supreme Court judge in Panama sentenced to prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4f31adf63ad4ccd84057a6050be64b4PANAMA CITY (AP) — A three-member judicial panel in Panama has sentenced a suspended Supreme Court justice to five years in prison for unjustified enrichment in an unusual case of corruption that captured the Central American nation's attention.iGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryPanamaPanama CityCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4f31adf63ad4ccd84057a6050be64b4Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:32:07 GMTWoman charged after decomposed body of 93-year-old mom foundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0fada844a6043cdb970dd57e9cd5b2dGLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York woman who lived above the apartment where the decomposing body of her 93-year-old mother remained for over a year is facing charges.aGeneral newsCrimeGloversvilleNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0fada844a6043cdb970dd57e9cd5b2dThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:33:56 GMTStates on edge about the future of health insurance marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c34c9eeff5104a75b426ac7cd7b26a52MIAMI (AP) — Mixed signals from the Supreme Court have states on edge about the future of health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans.By KELLI KENNEDYaGeneral newsHealthIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c34c9eeff5104a75b426ac7cd7b26a52Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:48:46 GMTReport: Suicides by girls and young women continue to climbhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b49e3506ed5043978844c3ff05c4670dNEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say the suicide rate for girls and young women continues to rise, at a pace far faster than for young males.By MIKE STOBBEaHealthSuicide preventionMental healthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b49e3506ed5043978844c3ff05c4670dThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:36:12 GMTUndefeated Crawford moves for junior welterweight title shothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e06c47cf572444cfbbe3352adf01b73aARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Undefeated WBO lightweight champion Terence Crawford is moving up in weight to fight for the vacant junior welterweight title in his first bout of 2015.sSportsBoxingTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e06c47cf572444cfbbe3352adf01b73aThu, 05 Mar 2015 20:48:45 GMTDad accused of punching 3-month-old; son had 17 broken boneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b55718cf973a4e6caf46fcd6123bb1deBRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been charged with punching his 3-month-old son, and doctors say the baby had 17 broken bones and skull fractures.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b55718cf973a4e6caf46fcd6123bb1deThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:47:56 GMTIraq says Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' ancient sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88ebbdaec555486890cd91b31ef6beeeBAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants "bulldozed" the ancient Nimrud archaeological site near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday using heavy military vehicles, the government said.Associated PressiGeneral newsArchaeologyScienceIraqBaghdadMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88ebbdaec555486890cd91b31ef6beeeThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:32:50 GMTAmericans spent $58 billion to pamper, protect pets in 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac63368ea9e34b2f81255178917aa452LOS ANGELES (AP) — We feed them, groom them, clothe them and otherwise shell out the big bucks to protect and pamper our pets.By SUE MANNINGaBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleSmall businessPetsPersonal spendingPersonal financeUnited StatesFloridaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac63368ea9e34b2f81255178917aa452Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:00:30 GMTCardinal Egan, retired NY archbishop, dies at age 82http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5b5806dbead4bf497a9627a05236fc7NEW YORK (AP) — Cardinal Edward Egan, the former archbishop of New York who oversaw a broad and sometimes unpopular financial overhaul of the archdiocese and played a prominent role in the city after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, died Thursday. He was 82.By RACHEL ZOLLaGeneral newsObituariesNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5b5806dbead4bf497a9627a05236fc7Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:56:54 GMTCan Clinton live up to pledge to learn from 2008 mistakes?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f655319a9d09472495e3d7cc400da16aWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says that if she pursues the presidency again, it will be different this time around.By JULIE PACE and KEN THOMAShtGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f655319a9d09472495e3d7cc400da16aThu, 05 Mar 2015 22:05:36 GMTNavy joins search for missing 17-year-old hiker in Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d39b5bb9e0c14fee908106ccc3ce960fHONOLULU (AP) — A Navy helicopter team joined the search for a 17-year-old hiker who's been missing in Hawaii for nearly a week.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsHonoluluHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d39b5bb9e0c14fee908106ccc3ce960fThu, 05 Mar 2015 22:24:25 GMTFormer No. 1 Rios asks for doping check of Korda from 1998http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c889f2d3dd154c18b918f36fb361df7fSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile officials say they will back a request by former world No. 1 Marcelo Rios to have the International Tennis Federation investigate whether Petr Korda committed a doping violation in the 1998 Australian Open.sSportsDopingTennisChileSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c889f2d3dd154c18b918f36fb361df7fThu, 05 Mar 2015 20:51:41 GMTLawmakers weigh tourism, local control in school year debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e411ae3137004b35a582fb70de44a055DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Summer foot traffic is what keeps Iowa's Adventureland, with its famed wooden roller coaster and sprawling water park, in business. That is, until mid-August.By BARBARA RODRIGUEZaBusinessGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationState legislatureGovernment and politicsTravelLeisure travelEducationSocial affairsLegislatureState governmentsLifestyleParentingRelationshipsIowaDes MoinesTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e411ae3137004b35a582fb70de44a055Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:47:31 GMTHeyward leads Cardinals past Marlinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89f88b0fecae42389a5fec0eac6e6a53JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Miami's Giancarlo Stanton was hitless in his first two at-bats in a major league game since being struck in the face by a pitch last September, and Jason Heyward singled in his first at-bat with the St. Louis Cardinals, a 4-1 victory over the Marlins on Thursday.By CHUCK KINGsSportsMLB Spring TrainingSports transactionsSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89f88b0fecae42389a5fec0eac6e6a53Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:45:46 GMTEastern Oregon dig uncovers ancient stone toolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9126c3689b53465fa0b515525631bcb8GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Archaeologists have uncovered a stone tool at an ancient rock shelter in the high desert of eastern Oregon that could turn out to be older than any known site of human occupation in western North America.By JEFF BARNARDaGeneral newsScienceArchaeologyNatural resource managementVolcanoesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGrants PassOregonNorth AmericaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9126c3689b53465fa0b515525631bcb8Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:23:07 GMTCoach's adopted toddler builds a life with hoops teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83d424148e2949f7bccaf80b2376fb3bCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joanne Boyle offered a quick prayer before clicking the photo link of a days-old girl in a Senegalese orphanage. Maybe, after so many years of waiting, this would be the child the Virginia women's basketball coach could bring home.By JANIE McCAULEYaGeneral newsSportsWomen's sportsBasketballCoachingWomen's basketballCollege basketballHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFamily issuesCollege sportsSenegalVirginiaCharlottesvilleWest AfricaAfricaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83d424148e2949f7bccaf80b2376fb3bThu, 05 Mar 2015 21:18:54 GMTIraq says Islamic State militants "bulldozed" ancient sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4aa86c6d57649e1bde850ab2d133351BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities says Islamic State militants "bulldozed" the Nimrud archaeological site near the northern city of Mosul using heavy military vehicles.iGeneral newsArchaeologyScienceIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4aa86c6d57649e1bde850ab2d133351Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:02:38 GMTSyria says it killed military leader of al-Qaida grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8029b24876db47aeba5e927ad9d84043BEIRUT (AP) — The military commander of al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate was killed Thursday in an explosion targeting a meeting of senior militants in northern Syria which also killed and wounded a number of other fighters.iGeneral newsWar and unrestInternational incidentsWar casualtiesCivil warsBombingsHuman rights and civil libertiesMilitary leadershipSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8029b24876db47aeba5e927ad9d84043Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:59:15 GMT