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  • Mattel CEO resigns, toy maker results miss expectations

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Toy maker Mattel says Bryan Stockton has resigned after about three years of leading the struggling maker of Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars. The El Segundo, California, company also…

  • US drone kills 3 in first strike since Yemen leader resigned

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The first U.S. drone strike in Yemen since the start of the year killed three suspected al-Qaida fighters on Monday, signaling Washington’s determination to keep targeting the global terror network’s most…

  • Church of England consecrates first female bishop

    LONDON (AP) — Male domination in the leadership of the Church of England ended Monday, as the 500-year-old institution consecrated its first female bishop. The Rev. Libby Lane became the eighth Bishop of Stockport in…

  • 2 small planes ditch into sea off Hawaii; all aboard survive

    HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities say two small planes ran out of fuel and went into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii, but the five people aboard both aircraft survived. The Coast Guard says the separate incidents…

  • Doctor upset over criticism of daughter’s lunch (Video)

    WASHINGTON — A Missouri dad is upset after a substitute teacher sent home a note critical of the second-grader’s lunch. The note said a cafeteria employee said the lunch consisted of four chocolate bars, a…

  • Possible drone found on White House grounds

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman for President Barack Obama says the device that was found on the White House grounds overnight doesn’t pose any “ongoing threat” to anybody there. Press secretary Josh Earnest is not…

  • Eurozone looks for dialogue after stunning Greece elections

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The election in Greece of a radical party that wants to overhaul the country’s bailout program raises new uncertainties for the eurozone. But several European creditor nations hinted they will seek a…

  • NHL Calendar

    Feb. 21 — Stadium Series: Los Angeles vs. San Jose at Santa Clara, Calif. April 11 — Regular season ends.

  • NBA Calendar

    Feb. 13-15 — All-Star weekend, New York. Feb. 19 — Trade deadline (3 p.m. EST). April 15 — Last day of regular season. April 18 — Playoffs begin.

  • Blatter goads UEFA for lack of courage in FIFA election

    NYON, Switzerland (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter has goaded UEFA by saying it lacks courage to field an election candidate against him. Blatter tells CNN that opposition to him is led by UEFA but…

  • Nor’easter threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow

    NEW YORK (AP) — Officials cautioned Northeast residents to not be misled by a relatively smooth Monday morning commute, and pressed their cautions to prepare for a “crippling and potentially historic” storm that could bury…

  • AP Interview: Iraq ‘sleeper cells’ fight Islamic State group

    BAGHDAD (AP) — “Sleeper cells” made up of former Iraqi police officers and soldiers are tipping off authorities to Islamic State group positions in the northern city of Mosul, a prominent lawmaker has told The…

  • Salma Hayek leads Saint Laurent menswear finale

    PARIS (AP) — Fashion royalty Salma Hayek — the Academy Award-nominated wife of the luxury heir François-Henri Pinault — led the front row pack at Saint Laurent, the highlight of the Paris menswear shows on…

  • Renowned Greek singer Demis Roussos dead at 68

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek singer Demis Roussos, whose often high-pitched pop serenades won him household recognition in the 1970s and 1980s across Europe and beyond and who sold more than 60 million records, has…

  • Police ID 2 co-workers killed in NYC Home Depot shooting

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have identified the two co-workers killed in a shooting at a Home Depot store in Manhattan. Police say one of the workers argued with a co-worker before…