NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft and create one of the world's largest food and beverage companies.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Children who love to dance, act or play sports have summer camps specialized just for them. But many parents don't realize that kids who are passionate about pets can have the same immersive experience.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former University of Oklahoma student who led a racist chant apologized personally to the leader of Oklahoma's Legislative Black Caucus and plans to meet with more civic leaders before speaking publicly about the incident for the first time, a state senator said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After amassing a huge collection of recorded voices in the United States and creating a popular fixture on public radio, the national oral history project StoryCorps is going global.
SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A parole board panel that had earlier approved the release of a convicted cop killer without any input from the officer's family rescinded that decision Wednesday after an outcry from the victim's relatives, prosecutors and police officers.
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The former University of Oklahoma student seen in a video leading a racist song at a fraternity outing plans to meet civil rights leaders on Wednesday and offer an apology for his actions, a state senator said. The student, Levi Pettit, has asked for the meeting that will be attended by groups including the local chapter of the NAACP, according to Senator Anastasia Pittman, head of Oklahoma's Legislative Black Caucus.