LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fred Hayman, the dapper entrepreneur whose vision transformed a nondescript Southern California street into one of the world's pre-eminent fashion districts, earning him the sobriquet "Godfather of Rodeo Drive," has died at age 90.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A locator beacon carried by two skiers stranded on an Alaska ice field made their rescue far easier than it might have been, according to members of the Alaska Air National Guard
NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats clashed on a Brooklyn debate stage while Republicans courted donors in Manhattan as "New York values" framed the 2016 race for the White House Thursday night, just days before the state's high-stakes presidential primaries in both parties.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nine candidates seeking to become the world's top diplomat answered a total of about 800 questions over the past three days from ambassadors and advocacy groups in the first move in the U.N.'s 70-year history to open up the usually secret selection of the next secretary-general.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old runaway who's been arrested in the campus killing of a University of Texas student claimed he left home in August because his grandmother's religious beliefs demanded that teenagers his age go "make their own way in the world," according to court records obtained by The Associated Press.
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks mostly edged lower on Friday as investors assessed a report on Chinese quarterly economic growth while Japanese shares dropped after an earthquake. Market players were also watching for cues on currencies and other policies from a meeting in Washington, D.C., of financial ministers and central bank governors of the Group of 20 leading industrial nations.