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  • Britain to offer all infants meningitis B vaccine

    LONDON (AP) — Britain says it will become the first country to offer all babies a vaccine for potentially fatal meningitis B after it reached a price deal with GlaxoSmithKline PLC. Government health advisers recommended…

  • Israel installs solar panels at parliament to save energy

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has installed solar panels on the roof of its parliament building, creating what it calls the largest solar field of any national assembly in the world. The office of the parliament…

  • DreamWorks’ ‘Home’ bests ‘Get Hard’ at box office with $54M

    NEW YORK (AP) — The DreamWorks animated alien adventure “Home” beat out the Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart comedy “Get Hard” at the box office, but both films debuted strongly. According to studio estimates Sunday, “Home”…

  • Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation’s highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be…

  • AP Exclusive: Before leak, NSA mulled ending phone program

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice, current and former intelligence officials say,…

  • LA light rail train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A light rail train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California, seriously injuring the driver and the train’s operator. Nineteen passengers on the…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    After deliberate plane crash in France, experts struggle to explain what motivated co-pilot LONDON (AP) — A disgruntled worker shoots up a workplace. A student opens fire at a high school. A pilot crashes a…

  • LA light rail train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A light rail train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California on Saturday, seriously injuring the driver and the train’s operator. Nineteen passengers…

  • Painstaking search continues after NYC blast, but hope dims

    NEW YORK (AP) — Searching with hands and dogs through scoops of rubble from three apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, emergency workers painstakingly looked for signs of two missing people Saturday, though…

  • Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested…

  • Bird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation’s top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising…

  • Australia signs up to negotiations on Chinese-led bank

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia announced on Sunday that it would join negotiations to establish a new a Chinese-led Asian regional bank that has emerged as a potential challenge to United States influence in a…

  • LA commuter train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles firefighters say nearly two dozen people suffered injuries, mostly minor, when a commuter train struck a car near downtown Los Angeles and partially derailed. Fire Department spokesman Shawn Lenske…

  • Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment:

    Eds; Please substitute following story for Car-Train Crash in all previous Right Nows CAR-TRAIN CRASH LA commuter train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a Metro commuter train slammed…

  • Some British Airways frequent flier accounts miles breached

    NEW YORK (AP) — Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal information is safe. The London-based airline did not say how many accounts were compromised, but…