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  • Correction: Earns-Amgen story

    In a story Jan. 27 about drugmaker Amgen’s quarterly results, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a drug and misstated the type of cancer another drug treats. The experimental drug is talimogene laherparepvec, not…

  • 2 more rounds of snow could be headed to New England

    BOSTON (AP) — Forecasters are watching two weather systems that may bring significant snow in the coming days, just as New Englanders are digging out from a historic blizzard. A storm arriving in the region…

  • Court hears appeal by Va. man detained after Facebook posts

    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A lawyer has urged a federal appeals court to reinstate a lawsuit by a Chesterfield County man who was detained in a psychiatric hospital after posting…

  • Tape: Scientist offers to build nuke bomb targeting New York

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist told an undercover FBI agent he could build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in 10 years and design a bomb targeted for New York…

  • Huge YouTube bulk makes it tough to catch all terror videos

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Internet giant Google said Wednesday that the sheer volume of video on its YouTube website makes it tough to catch all terror related content, complicating the struggle to halt the spread of…

  • US stocks edge mostly lower after Fed statement

    U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses in late-afternoon trading Wednesday as investors digested the Federal Reserve’s latest policy announcement. The central bank reiterated that it will be patient in raising rates from record…

  • Iowa farmer leads Senate panel on high legal posts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Chuck Grassley — at 81 years old — is steering the Senate Judiciary Committee into a brave new world. The Iowa Republican is the first nonlawyer to chair the panel considering…

  • Sheriffs expand concerns about Waze mobile traffic app

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement campaign to compel Google Inc. to disable a feature in its popular Waze traffic app that lets drivers warn others about nearby police activity shifted Wednesday when a sheriffs’…

  • Boston bounces back quickly after 2-foot blizzard

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston bounced back quickly Wednesday from the Blizzard of 2015, with subways, buses and trains up and running again the morning after the storm buried a swath of New England in 2…

  • Jordan looks for assurances on pilot

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — There’s still no word on the fate of two hostages being held by the Islamic State group. A message that purportedly came from the group yesterday warned that the two men…

  • Dollar higher

    The U.S. dollar is higher against other North American currencies in New York trading. It’s worth 1.25 Canadian dollars, up from late Tuesday. And the dollar is trading at 14.69 Mexican pesos, also up from…

  • Red Bulls acquire midfielder Sacha Kljestan from Anderlecht

    HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — American midfielder Sacha Kljestan is returning to Major League Soccer with the New York Red Bulls. New York said Wednesday it had acquired the 29-year-old on a transfer from Belgium’s Anderlecht.…

  • Crude falls

    Crude oil futures prices ended lower on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The near-month contract for the benchmark grade fell $1.78 — closing at $44.45 a barrel.

  • Football-centric Georgia making a splash in men’s hoops

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Basketball is usually an afterthought at Georgia, something to pass the time between football season and spring practice. That might be changing. The Bulldogs have won five straight Southeastern Conference games,…

  • Charges dropped in alleged squatting case at DC-area home

    BETHESDA, Md. (AP) – Charges have been dropped against a man arrested after police said he tried to move into a Montgomery County home he didn’t own. A county police report shows officers arrested James…