- Target: 40M card accounts may be breached
Target says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear.
- Putin to pardon jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he will pardon jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a surprise decision that will let his top foe and Russia's formerly richest man out of prison after more than a decade.
- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
- UN finds systematic disappearances in Syria
GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. panel probing war crimes in Syria reported Thursday that people around the country are systematically vanishing without a trace as part of a widespread campaign of terror against civilians.
- Amid spasm of violence, US diplomat in C. Africa
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The American ambassador to the United Nations arrived Thursday in Central African Republic in the highest profile American effort to date to spotlight the violence in this impoverished nation, which has claimed hundreds of lives and displaced at least 10 percent of the population.
- Late run lifts Heat past Pacers 97-94 in showdown
MIAMI (AP) — For so much of the night, just about everything was going wrong for the Miami Heat. They were missing every 3-pointer, arguing plenty of calls, even screaming at one another.
- Speeding up return, Vonn 2nd in downhill training
VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — Lindsey Vonn had the second-fastest run in World Cup downhill training Thursday as she increased the pace in her comeback from injury.
- Running down the 35 bowl games
This is it, the final go-round for the BCS.
- MLB average salary up 5.4 percent to $3.39 million
NEW YORK (AP) — While the New York Yankees set another salary record, the Houston Astros had the lowest average in the major leagues in 14 years and the attention of the players' union.
- Your Top Plays for Today
Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide