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Companies weigh cyberattack cost, with Ukraine hit hard

June 28, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals, and banks. more »»

Firefighters battle wildfires in Arizona, Utah, California

June 28, 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — A wildfire burning Wednesday through a dense Arizona forest has forced hundreds of people from their homes, closed a major road and created a huge plume of smoke over the same area... more »»

Firefighters battle wildfires in Utah, Arizona, California

June 28, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah firefighters braced Wednesday for more high winds as they try to slow a stubborn wildfire that has burned 13 homes and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people from a ski... more »»

As firms gauge cost, Ukraine says cyberattack under control

June 28, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The data-scrambling software epidemic that paralyzed computers globally is under control in Ukraine, where it likely originated, officials said Wednesday, as companies and government... more »»

Foundation to award about $24 million to fight racism in US

June 28, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of America's largest philanthropic foundations announced Wednesday that it will award about $24 million in grants to organizations in 13 cities and one state to help fight... more »»

The Latest: Online group re-emerges to taunt US intelligence

June 28, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local):

1:50 p.m. more »»

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to speak in Boston

June 28, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (BAHN'-gee-moon) is speaking at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Boston this week. more »»

No shots fired, but calls prompt lockdown at military post

June 28, 2017

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Two 911 calls and a tweet about the possibility of an active shooter at a military installation set off a day of panic and confusion in Alabama. more »»

Wind fans the flames of Utah fire that has burned 13 homes

June 28, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Firefighters are bracing for more high winds Wednesday as they try to slow a southern Utah wildfire that has burned 13 homes and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people. more »»

Michael Moore donates $10,000 to Shakespeare in the Park

June 28, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is making his Broadway debut this summer in a solo show, says he will donate $10,000 to New York City's Shakespeare in the Park after it lost funding... more »»

3 Chicago officers accused of lying about teen's shooting

June 28, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers were indicted on charges that they conspired to cover up and lie about what happened when a white police officer shot a black teenager 16 times,... more »»

Transit agency: Human error caused subway train derailment

June 28, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A subway train derailment in New York City that injured nearly three dozen people and sparked major delays is being blamed on human error, not a track defect. more »»

Skyscraper lit in Qatar Airways' colors amid dispute

June 28, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Empire State Building in New York City is lit up in burgundy and white for Qatar Airways amid a diplomatic dispute with Qatar. more »»

New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks

June 28, 2017

PARIS (AP) — A new, highly virulent strain of malicious software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it badly hobbled much of the government and... more »»

California sheriff deputy shot in face; condition unknown

June 28, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A transit deputy was shot in the face Tuesday at a light rail station in Sacramento after getting into a fight with a suspect. more »»

Utah lawsuits to test president's power to shrink monuments

June 28, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument face a tougher... more »»

Man to be sentenced in death of girl known as 'Baby Doe'

June 28, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man is set to be sentenced in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island. more »»

MTA: Train derailment caused by 'improperly secured' rail

June 28, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A subway train that derailed Tuesday as it entered a station, tossing people to the floor and forcing hundreds of shaken-up passengers to evacuate through darkened tunnels was... more »»

Study finds pay for public college presidents up 5.3 percent

June 28, 2017

Presidents of U.S. public colleges and universities saw their earnings climb by 5.3 percent last year, with several of them topping $1 million, according to an annual survey. more »»

 
 
 

 

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