Pope Francis prays for Chicago violence victims in letter

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich (blayz SOO’-pich) says Pope Francis has written him a letter saying he is praying for the city’s victimsRead More

Chemical attack kills dozens in Syria, US blames Assad

BEIRUT (AP) — A chemical weapons attack in an opposition-held town in northern Syria killed dozens of people on Tuesday, leaving residents gasping for breathRead More

Man dies trying to eat doughnut in shop’s eating challenge

DENVER (AP) — A man trying to eat a half-pound glazed doughnut in 80 seconds as part of a Denver doughnut shop’s eating challenge chokedRead More

Wells Fargo ordered to pay $5.4 milllion, reinstate banker

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal regulators have ordered Wells Fargo to pay $5.4 million and reinstate a former banker who reported suspected fraudulent behavior inRead More

Reused rocket back in port after satellite launch by SpaceX

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX’s first reused rocket is back in port, five days after launching a satellite. The singed 15-story booster returned atopRead More

Girl retrieving phone on subway tracks hit by train, killed

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old girl trying to retrieve her cellphone after it fell onto New York City subway tracks has beenRead More

Georgia officials hope to repair interstate bridge by June

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia transportation officials hope to finish rebuilding a key interstate bridge by mid-June after a large fire caused its collapse last week.Read More

Pink diamond auctioned for record $71.2M in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — A stunning 59.6 carat diamond known as the “Pink Star” sold for $71.2 million at a Sotheby’s auction Tuesday in HongRead More

IRS to use private debt collectors amid huge telephone scam

WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS is resuming the use of private debt collectors amid a wave of telephone scams in which fake government agents tellRead More

DUI suspected after pilot lands in California parking lot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California deputies responding to the emergency landing of a small plane in a warehouse parking lot arrested the pilot on suspicionRead More