delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:18:34 +0000 Business update: Apple increases buyback, will split stock Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press Foreign minister vows response if Russians attacked in Ukraine Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press South Korea ferry death toll hits 156 as search gets tougher Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press Board fills principal positions, vacant posts at middle school, high school filled in closed session Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:17:24 +0000 John Hacker Sheriff investigating student's apparent suicide Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:13:59 +0000 John Hacker First Carthage Historic Art Walk of 2014 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:07:42 +0000 Staff Reports Morning Jolt: Lupita Nyong'o named 'Most Beautiful' by People Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:06:11 +0000 In the news

People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the "World's Most Beautiful" for 2014. The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday. Commenting on being selected for this year's cover, Nyong'o says: "It was exciting [...]]]> Business update: McDonald's 1Q profit slips as US sales decline Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press McCoy wins seat with one vote Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:56:07 +0000 John Hacker Seabed hunt for Malaysia Airlines jet stretches beyond week Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press No one hurt; Firefighters allow blaze to burn out Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:50:57 +0000 John Hacker Traveling toilet, tire raise funds for Relay for Life Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:49:16 +0000 Rebecca Haines CW&EP makes Diamond member in industry review Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:46:36 +0000 John Hacker Cries of anguish as South Korea ferry death toll tops 100 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press High court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:58:06 +0000 The Associated Press Morning Jolt: Biden says Russia must 'stop talking and start acting' Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:52:09 +0000 In the news

Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of support for the besieged nation as an international agreement aimed at stemming its ongoing crisis appeared in doubt.

Standing alongside acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Biden called on Moscow to encourage pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine to vacate government buildings and [...]]]> Business update: AT&T explores expansion of super-fast Internet Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Today in the News: Ford CEO to retire, reports say Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 News to know

According to a report by Bloomberg News, Ford CEO Alan Mulally will retire within a month, and Mark Fields will be named his successor. Fields is currently COO for Ford. Mulally has been the head of Ford since 2006 and led the company through the recession without taking a government bailout, which other American automakers did. [...]]]> Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii-bound jet Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Sub search for missing Malaysia Airlines jet two-thirds complete Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000