NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press plans to move its global headquarters from Manhattan's far west side to a smaller, less-expensive space adjacent to the World Trade Center site, the news cooperative's president said Wednesday.
One worker has died and another was seriously injured when they fell on Wednesday while performing roofing work on a football stadium being built in downtown Minneapolis for the Minnesota Vikings, an official with the stadium contractor said. The workers immediately received medical attention at the U.S. Bank Stadium site and were taken to a hospital, John Wood, a Mortenson Construction senior vice president, said in a statement. All work on the stadium has stopped, Wood said.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who nearly died while helping lead the "Bloody Sunday" civil rights march in 1965, championed voting rights for blacks and was the first black woman to run for Congress in Alabama, died early Wednesday at age 104, her son Bruce Boynton said.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The first four of the female enlisted sailors selected for the Navy's "silent service" began training this week at submarine school in Groton, the latest milestone in the elimination of one of the U.S. military's few remaining gender barriers.