PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Supreme Court justices on Tuesday raised questions about the conduct of a disgraced Roman Catholic order, but they also expressed doubts about whether lawsuits can move forward over $60 million a widow gave to the group.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A knife-wielding patient attacked emergency room staff at a hospital in northwest Oklahoma City, severely injuring a security guard, biting one nurse and slicing another, police said Tuesday.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a story Dec. 8 about Vail Resorts investments in two Utah ski resorts, The Associated Press reported erroneously which resort was purchased by Powdr Corp. executive Ian Cumming. Cumming purchased the majority interest of Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, not Solitude Mountain Resort.
By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, paid a solemn visit on Tuesday to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, greeted by a small but resolute crowd of admirers who withstood driving rain and wind for a glimpse of the royal pair. Kate, the duchess of Cambridge, laid a bouquet of white roses and a handwritten note at one of the two memorial pools marking where the World Trade Center towers once stood. Etched along the pools are names of the nearly 3,000 people killed on Sept. 11, 2001, when two hijacked planes destroyed the twin towers. ...
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An American couple convicted and later cleared in the death of their adopted African-born daughter in Qatar has sued the husband's former employer, saying the engineering company essentially abandoned them after they were arrested. Matthew and Grace Huang also charge that MWH Global asked them to relocate to Qatar in 2012 to work on an infrastructure project related to the 2022 World Cup without warning them of hostility they could face as an interracial family living in the tiny Gulf Arab state. ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that warehouse workers who fill orders for retail giant Amazon don't have to be paid for time spent waiting to pass through security checks at the end of their shifts.
SHISHMAREF, Alaska (AP) — Volunteers who brought Christmas to a remote Inupiat Eskimo community on Alaska's western coast came bearing necessities like coats and school supplies as well as rare treats like apples, oranges and even ice cream.