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  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    Smuggler’s faulty maneuver turned would-be rescue into worst Mediterranean shipwreck in memory CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Rescue seemed so close at hand. A ship with experience plucking migrants from unseaworthy smuggler’s boats had arrived soon…

  • Jury convicts Oregon farmer of killing men, feeding to pigs

    MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Jurors spent only about an hour deliberating Tuesday before convicting an Oregon woman of killing two handymen and feeding their corpses to her pigs. The Jackson County jury found Susan Monica…

  • New Orleans going smoke-free in bars, other public places

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Smoking in bars and casinos is coming to an end even in this notoriously freewheeling and fun-loving city where drinking on the street and watching a bawdy burlesque are the norm.…

  • Woman strip-searched at Detroit airport settles lawsuit

    DETROIT (AP) — A woman of Arab and Jewish descent who was strip-searched at a Detroit-area airport has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed on her behalf, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday.…

  • The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

    iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending April 20, 2015: Top Songs 1. See You Again (feat. Charlie Puth), Wiz Khalifa 2. Shut Up and Dance, WALK THE MOON 3. Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno…

  • Authorities ID shot worker and suspect in Kia plant shooting

    WEST POINT, Ga. (AP) — A shooting inside the Kia Motors auto manufacturing plant in Georgia left one worker wounded and another in custody after armed officers swarmed the site Tuesday. According to AJC.com (http://on-ajc.com/1GgtONr…

  • APNewsBreak: NY aims to cut waste by 90 percent by 2030

    NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s biggest city, in a far-reaching effort to limit its impact on the environment, is set to mark Earth Day by announcing the ambitious goal of reducing its waste output…

  • Officials in Los Angeles suburb to eye NFL stadium proposal

    CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles suburb of Carson will consider a proposed $1.7 billion NFL stadium Tuesday — even though many details haven’t been worked out and funding is uncertain. The City Council…

  • Japan logs 1st trade surplus in nearly 3 years on cheap oil

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan posted its first monthly trade surplus in nearly three years in March thanks to falling import costs from cheaper oil prices, along with a modest recovery in exports. But the stronger-than-expected…

  • Head of movie association predicts record year at box office

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — It matters where you watch a movie, the head of the Motion Picture Association of America stressed Tuesday at the opening of an annual gathering of theater owners in Las Vegas.…

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending April 20, 2015: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1Minecraft – Pocket Edition, Mojang 2Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 4Emoji ;), Emoji+ 5Trivia Crack (Ad Free), Etermax…

  • San Francisco set to strike chewing tobacco from ballparks

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The home of the San Francisco Giants may become the first city in the nation to outlaw chewing tobacco from its playing fields. Supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to prohibit the…

  • The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US

    iBook charts for week ending April 20, 2015: Top Paid Books 1.The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins – 9780698185395 – (Penguin Publishing Group) 2.The Liar by Nora Roberts – 9780698161351 – (Penguin Publishing…

  • Ruling forces California water districts to review rates

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An appeals court decision striking down punitive water pricing that was intended to encourage conservation had water agencies reviewing rates Tuesday and some residents exploring whether to bring similar challenges. The…

  • Blue Bell says it’s still trying to pinpoint listeria cause

    HOUSTON (AP) — A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly…