NEW YORK (AP) — A bear cub found dead under a bush in Central Park likely was hit by a motor vehicle and wasn't the victim of animal cruelty as was first suspected, state wildlife officials said Tuesday.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A North Korean official publicly acknowledged to the international community the existence of his country's "reform through labor" camps Tuesday, a mention that appeared to come in response to a highly critical U.N. human rights report earlier this year.
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it would no longer provide health benefits to some part-time workers in the United States due to ballooning healthcare costs. The company said on Monday it would stop health benefits for part-time associates who work less than 30 hours. The move is expected to impact about 2 percent of the company's workforce, the company said in a blog post. Wal-Mart cut its full-year profit forecast in August, citing higher employee benefit costs, among other things. The company said then that it expected to spend $500 million on U.S. ...
CHICAGO (AP) — Many people use smartphone apps to map their drive to dinner or find a less-congested route to work. But did you know that you can use them for public transit, too? You can even access some maps offline, when you have a spotty connection or are in the subway.