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Merck Q1 Profit up 7 Pct. Despite Sales Decline

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Merck Q1 Profit up 7 Pct. Despite Sales Decline Drugmaker Merck's Q1 profit up 7 pct. as costs cuts offset sales drop from generic competition...

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AP Veteran David Scott Named Political Editor

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AP Veteran David Scott Named Political Editor AP veteran David Scott named news organization's national political editor...

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Italian Diplomat's Kin: Abuse Complaint a Mistake

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Italian Diplomat's Kin: Abuse Complaint a Mistake Detained Italian diplomat's family says Philippine child abuse complaint a 'big mistake'...

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Early Octavia Butler Stories Coming out in June

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Early Octavia Butler Stories Coming out in June Recently discovered stories by Octavia Butler coming out as e-book in June...

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Greece: Suspected Parcel Bomb at Police Station

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Greece: Suspected Parcel Bomb at Police Station Greece: suspected parcel bomb found in package sent to police station...

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Senna, Ratzenberger Deaths Prompt Safer F1

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Senna, Ratzenberger Deaths Prompt Safer F1 F1 has successfully improved safety after deaths of Senna, Ratzenberger at Imola in 1994...

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Bahrain Court Sentences 5 in Alleged F1 Bomb Plot

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Bahrain Court Sentences 5 in Alleged F1 Bomb Plot Bahrain court convicts and sentences 5 to prison for attempting to bomb 2013 F1 auto race...

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Jil Sander Group Names New Creative Director

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Jil Sander Group Names New Creative Director Rodolfo Paglialunga named new creative director at Jil Sander Group; 1st show in September...

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Europe Warns Google, Samsung on Phone Patent Abuse

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Europe Warns Google, Samsung on Phone Patent Abuse European Commission chastens Google, Samsung for abusing smart phone patents; but no fines...

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Group: Israel Upped Settlement Work During Talks

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Group: Israel Upped Settlement Work During Talks Watchdog group: Israel increased settlement work four-fold during recent round of peace talks...

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IOC Vice President Says Rio Preps Are Worst Ever

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IOC Vice President Says Rio Preps Are Worst Ever IOC vice president Coates slams preparations for Rio 2016 as "worst I have experienced"...

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European Authorities Push to Weed out Shaky Banks

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European Authorities Push to Weed out Shaky Banks Test scenario envisions bond market panic, loss of 7 percentage points of growth over 3 years...

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UK Rejects New Probe Into 1971 Belfast Killings

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UK Rejects New Probe Into 1971 Belfast Killings UK rejects probe into killings of 10 Catholics in Belfast in 1971...

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Germany Frowns at Ex-Chancellor's Party With Putin

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Germany Frowns at Ex-Chancellor's Party With Putin German government distances itself from Schroeder, after ex-chancellor parties with Putin...

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UK Economy Grows 0.8 Percent in 1st Quarter

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UK Economy Grows 0.8 Percent in 1st Quarter UK economy grows 0.8 percent in 1st quarter, almost back to peak before the financial crisis...

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Latvia Player Banned 18 Months for Olympic Doping

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Latvia Player Banned 18 Months for Olympic Doping Latvia player Pavlovs banned 18 months for Olympic doping; Freibergs suspended for worlds...

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Volkswagen Profits Rise by a Quarter to $3.42B

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Volkswagen Profits Rise by a Quarter to $3.42B Volkswagen group's net profits grows by a quarter to $3.42B despite slump for namesake brand...

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What Andrew Garfield Has in Common With Barack Obama

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What Andrew Garfield Has in Common With Barack Obama "The Amazing Spider-Man's" Andrew Garfield made waves last week during a cringe worthy media day moment. The actor explained to a young fan how Spider-Man sewed his own outfit and called that act "feminine," which resulted in his girlfriend and co-star Emma Stone calling him out and asking him to clarify what he meant. Stone, 25, interrupted, asking, "It's feminine, how?" -- prompting Garfield to respond, "It's amazing how you took that as an insult." On Sunday, Garfield, 30, clarified that comment, saying he was talking more about "feminine energy" that's in every man and woman, not gender. Garfield told reporters during a Worldwide Orphans event in New York City that "I am absolutely a feminist. I was when I was born. That's just an innate value system I was born with." Read: Watch Emma Stone Make Andrew Garfield Eat His Words About What's Feminine Having said that, Garfield said he shares that same "feminine" quality with someone else in a position of power - President Barack Obama....

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