CHICAGO (AP) â Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools â their health may also benefit, a study suggests.
NEW YORK (AP) â Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89.
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) â There's mischief afoot in one suburban Portland neighborhood, but police say it doesn't involve the typical spray paint or broken windows. No, we're talking pastry here â maple bars smeared on cars, doughnuts left atop windshield wipers, pastries littering a yard.
Russia has called for the investigation into the downing of MH17 to be led by the "international community" and not Ukraine, its ambassador to Malaysia said on Tuesday. I think the international community should be flexible about that and act in a way acceptable to all sides," Russian ambassador to Malaysia Lyudmila Vorobyeva said in a news conference on Tuesday. "Russia has been calling for a fair, thorough and full investigation led by ICAO since the beginning," she said. ICAO is the United Nation's International Civil Aviation Organization.