• Drought, hunger push Somalis to flee amid fears of famine

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Her eyes glued to the feeble movements of her malnourished baby with protruding ribs and sunken eyes, Fadumo Abdi Ibrahim struggled to hold back her tears in the stifling and crowded feeding center in Somalia’s capital. She waved a scrap of fabric over him to create a current of air.

    Updated: 6:09 am

  • Party Time! Outlaw, Smoke, Gronk turn Daytona 500 into bash

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Outlaw, Smoke and Gronk turned the Daytona 500 into party central.

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s double wins League Cup for Man United

    LONDON (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic powered in a late header to win the League Cup for Manchester United on Sunday, sealing a 3-2 victory over Southampton after a two-goal lead was thrown away by Jose Mourinho’s side.

  • Santa Fe councilors compete with mayor’s soda tax plan

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A political battle is brewing between Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales and two city councilors over the mayor’s proposal to tax sugary drinks to fund early childhood education programs.

  • Power gone, Atlantic City mayor walks re-election tightrope

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — His city is a half-billion dollars in debt, its casino industry continues to shrink, and the state has seized most of his power.

  • Report warns of state money fallout from health law repeal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage.

  • Pioneer Valley or West Mass? Regional rebranding is fraught

    BOSTON (AP) — A new nickname for the river valley in western Massachusetts isn’t sitting well with some residents.

  • Improved technology saves maple syrup producers time, energy

    UNDERHILL, Vt. (AP) — Maple syrup doesn’t get that rich flavor and color in an instant. It’s a long process from tree to bottle.

  • What popular tax breaks are at risk if GOP overhauls taxes?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When Republicans say they want to lower taxes and get rid of loopholes to make up the lost revenue, they’re talking about eliminating some very popular tax breaks enjoyed by millions of people.

  • Malaysia says airport safe, autopsy shows nerve agent effect

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s health minister said Sunday autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused “very serious paralysis” that killed the exiled half brother of North Korea’s leader, as police completed a sweep of the budget terminal where he was poisoned and declared it safe of any toxin.