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LOS ANGELES (AP) " The challenge was to develop software that could easily be downloaded onto tablets that poor children around the world could use to teach themselves to read, write and do simple arithmetic. The incentive was $10 million for the winner.Nearly 200 teams from 40 countries around the...

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School attack hero to be honored as suspects return to court

DENVER (AP) " A memorial service for a student hailed as a hero for tackling one of the armed attackers at his suburban Denver school is set for Wednesday afternoon just a few hours after the two suspects are due in court.The celebration of 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo's life will be held at Cherry...

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " Stephen Curry had all kinds of room for a change and capitalized, finding his shooting touch in a hurry to get Golden State on a roll. Portland's defenders were too far back in the paint or a step behind all night."Practice shots," Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard said of...

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) " Communities that were flooded when levees failed along the Missouri River earlier this spring will likely remain exposed to high water for months to come, leaving displaced residents wondering when " or if " they will be able to return and rebuild their homes.The U.S. Army Corps...

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Focus turns to investigation in deadly Alaska mid-air crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) " Two sightseeing planes that crashed in southeast Alaska collided at about the 3,300-foot (1005-meter) level.That was among the first findings released Tuesday by federal investigators sent to the cruise ship port community of Ketchikan from Washington, D.C., to probe the...

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) " Alabama's Senate passed a near-total ban on abortion Tuesday, sending what would be the nation's most stringent abortion law to the state's Republican governor.The GOP-dominated Senate voted 25-6 to make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by...

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Anxiety, hope as church schools delay reopening in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) " Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen soon for the first time since last month's devastating Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels.All of the island nation's schools were set to reopen the day after the...

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The firefighters of Station 19 are heading to Los Angeles for the show's Season 2 finale, but there may be sparks unrelated to any fires in Thursday's season-ender. The Grey's Anatomy [...]

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If Psych: The Movie left you wanting more, then 2019 is officially your year: The sequel to the 2017 film is well on its way, according to series star James [...]

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Warning: This post contains spoilers for the Season 3 finale of Riverdale. Read at your own risk!All the answers were revealed in the Season 3 finale of [...]

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The season finale of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists promises to be action-packed because the penultimate episode, "Lie Together, Die Together," left viewers with a couple of really good cliffhangers and one favorite character's future in serious flux.The SuspectsThe trio -- [...]

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Since 2011 now, a property at 4925 Collett Road in Shortsville has hosted a gathering of the clans — and pipers, and musicians, and caber-tossers, and many more, giving a hearty "Céad Míle Failte" — or a hundred thousand welcomes — to folks fascinated by Celtic culture.The Finger Lakes...

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Another month, another round of nostalgic movies leaving Hulu! While the streaming service has a lot of great new things coming in June, it will also be losing some old-school favorites. The most notable exit is probably [...]

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The Bulldogs defeated the Bombers, 15-1, which leads off our roundup of Wednesday’s local sports

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) " The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):9:15 p.m.Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country.Members of Venezuela's...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " President Donald Trump will travel to South Korea in June for talks on the North Korean nuclear program, three months after a failed summit with North Korea's leader in Vietnam.The White House says Trump will meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in conjunction with his trip...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Wednesday his agency is still "in the throes of constructing" an aid package for farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs, but he is not prepared to say when it will be ready.Perdue said the Agriculture Department is reviewing feedback from...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market.The ruling handed down Wednesday in district court states that the agency shirked its legal duty when it postponed reviewing...

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President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning equipment from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei from U.S. networks.It declares a national economic emergency that empowers the government to ban the technology and services of "foreign adversaries" deemed...

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SAN DIEGO (AP) " Five kittens that stowed away on a 400-mile trip to San Diego are looking for new homes.The San Diego Humane Society says the kittens somehow wound up inside a 60-foot steel column that was trucked from Hayward in the San Francisco Bay Area to San Diego.On April 24, construction...

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