TORONTO — Most people don’t make headlines for writing mortgage cheques, but a payment made by a 23-year-old Canadian has recently vaulted him to digital stardom.
OMAHA, Neb. — Investor Warren Buffett has a knack for explaining what he does in simple terms that sound easy to follow, and his ranking as one of the world’s richest men inspires many to copy his moves.
“Always get more for your money than you pay,” Buffett said Thursday when summarizing the key to investing success.
BOSTON — A Vermont woman revealed her new face Wednesday, six years after her ex-husband disfigured her by dousing her with industrial-strength lye, and said she went through “what some may call hell” but has found a way to be happy.
STONY BROOK, N.Y. — Among the procedures Army surgeon Hawkeye Pierce performed on “M.A.S.H.” was an end-to-end anastomosis.
Most of the viewers, actor Alan Alda concedes, had no idea he was talking about removing a damaged piece of intestine and reconnecting the healthy pieces.
DALLAS — George W. Bush marked his unofficial return to the public eye at the dedication of his presidential library, basking in praise from President Barack Obama and three former U.S. presidents on a rare day of harmony that glossed over the hard edges of his deeply polarizing presidency.
TAMPA, Fla. — The idea behind the Tampa Women’s Club charity event was simple. For $20, you could buy a flute of champagne and a chance to win a one-carat, $5,000 diamond.
Organizers of the Saturday event placed $10 cubic zirconia stones in the bottom of 399 of the 400 champagne glasses. The prized diamond, donated by Continental Wholesale Diamonds, was placed in the last.
People keep asking Joe Berti if he feels unlucky.
A bomb exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon seconds after Berti finished the race. Two days later, he was in his home state of Texas when he saw a fertilizer plant explode near Waco.
BOSTON — President Barack Obama sought to inspire a stricken city and comfort an unnerved nation Thursday, declaring that Boston “will run again” and vowing to hunt down the perpetrator of the twin blasts that brought mayhem and death to the Boston Marathon.
SANTA ANA, Calif. — The estranged husband of a woman charged with severing his penis said it was as though his life ended the evening of the attack.
“She murdered me that night,” said the man Wednesday on the first day of the trial of 50-year-old Catherine Kieu.
LAS VEGAS — In a windowless conference room in a Las Vegas casino, about three dozen people are swishing their fingers across iPads, trying out test versions of new apps and screening for glitches.