- Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean ended her dayslong protest north of Seattle on Monday morning.
- Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas
CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.
- California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought
SYDNEY (AP) — California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.
- Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in the waters of Georges Bank and learns the name of the fishing boat — and maybe even sees a picture of the smiling, rain-slickened fisherman who reeled it in. Welcome to the future of buying New England seafood.
- Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.
- 'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans — not White House officials — who have been talking about damage control.
- Anonymous threats against airliners prompt plane searches
NEW YORK (AP) — Anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners, possibly from the same source, caused a scare on Monday involving four international flights at airports in New York and New Jersey.
- Man convicted in 1985 cult killings dies in Nebraska prison
TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — A man who had spent three decades on Nebraska's death row for the 1985 cult killings of two people, including a 5-year-old boy, has died in prison, officials said Monday.
- Agent: 'Lawrence of Arabia' star Omar Sharif has Alzheimer's
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Legendary "Lawrence of Arabia" actor Omar Sharif is battling Alzheimer's disease, his agent Steve Kenis confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday.
- Veterans History Project nears 100,000 items at US library
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Library of Congress has been working to build an oral history collection to capture veterans' memories of war, and the project is nearing a milestone of 100,000 records.