VICTOR, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a New York man suspected of using stolen credit cards to buy expensive jewelry tried to hide some of the evidence by swallowing a diamond ring.
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Rahkeim Scarlett of Troy used a stolen card on Feb. 11 to buy a Rolex watch and diamond earrings worth nearly $30,000 at a suburban Rochester jewelry store.
Deputies say that before he left the store, it was discovered...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is meeting with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to discuss the ongoing response to the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa and Liberia's recovery from the deadly virus.
Sirleaf has urged the U.S. and other countries to sustain their assistance as Liberia turns its attention to responding to future outbreaks of disease.
She says needs include power projects to keep hospital equipment running, roads so the...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space station astronauts will venture back out for a spacewalk this weekend, despite a helmet water leak.
On Friday, NASA cleared astronaut Terry Virts' spacesuit for the last of three spacewalks, set for Sunday. Mission managers believe they understand the quirks with this suit, and insist it is safe to use.
A small bit of water leaked into Virts' helmet at the end of Wednesday's spacewalk. NASA says he was never in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will host European Council President Donald Tusk at the White House next month.
The White House says the two will review a range of issues, including Ukraine, Russia, a pending trade deal between the U.S. and European countries, economic growth, energy security, climate change and countering violent extremism and terrorism.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Harsh winter weather left U.S. consumers feeling a bit less confident this month, the University of Michigan says. But confidence levels still remain at the highest level in eight years.
The University of Michigan says its index of consumer sentiment slid to 95.4 in February from an 11-year high of 98.1 in January.
Earlier this week, the Conference Board, a business research group, said that its consumer confidence index fell a bit...