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Pennsylvania church to bless couples toting AR-15 rifles

A Pennsylvania-based offshoot of the Unification Church is encouraging couples to bring their AR-15 rifles with them to a commitment ceremony in the Pocono Mountains, a half-mile from an elementary school.
Aquaculture project could lift status of US salmon farming

Aquaculture project could lift status of US salmon farming

PORTLAND, Maine — A Norwegian firm's plan to build one of the world's largest inland salmon aquaculture facilities in Maine has a chance to raise American salmon farming's status on the international stage, people who follow the industry say.
Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration Tuesday spelled out a plan to lower the cost of health insurance: give consumers the option of buying less coverage in exchange for reduced premiums.

Man convicted of stealing John Legend's bag at JFK Airport

NEW YORK — A 64-year-old man has been convicted of stealing Grammy winner John Legend's Louis Vuitton bag containing $25,000 Cartier cufflinks from an airport luggage cart in New York.
Rhode Island marks 15 years since 100 killed in club fire

Rhode Island marks 15 years since 100 killed in club fire

WEST WARWICK, R.I. — Rhode Island is marking the 15th anniversary of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people and injured more than 200 others. The Feb.
Judge approves shutdown of large California homeless camp

Judge approves shutdown of large California homeless camp

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Southern California authorities took steps Tuesday toward shutting down a large homeless encampment and relocating hundreds of tent-dwellers to motel rooms under a court-supervised deal with lawyers who sued to protect their rights.
7th-grader with distraction device shoots himself at school

7th-grader with distraction device shoots himself at school

MASSILLON, Ohio — An Ohio seventh-grader who brought a gun to school and shot himself inside a restroom just before classes began on Tuesday also had a device in his backpack meant to cause a distraction, police said.
Latvian ECB official won't resign, rejects bribes report

Latvian ECB official won't resign, rejects bribes report

LONDON — Latvia's official on the European Central Bank's top policymaking council rejected calls to resign Tuesday amid suspicions of bribery and an Associated Press report on allegations of extortion and connections to money laundering.
3M to pay $850 million to settle suit over chemical disposal

3M to pay $850 million to settle suit over chemical disposal

MINNEAPOLIS — 3M Co.

Stephen King in tweet slams congressman as "NRA sweetheart"

AUGUSTA, Maine — Author Stephen King is calling a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group. King urges residents in a Tuesday tweet to not vote for Republican U.S. Rep.