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Obama: US would defend Japan in islands dispute
TOKYO (AP) â€” Showing solidarity with Japan, President Barack Obama affirmed Thursday that the U.S. would be obligated to defend Tokyo in a confrontation with Beijing over a set of disputed islands, but urged all sides to resolve the long-running dispute peacefully.
Stowaway on jet said to be homesick for Africa
HONOLULU (AP) â€” A security video shows the California boy who survived stowing away on a jetliner dangling his feet from the aircraft's wheel well after arriving in Hawaii, before jumping 8 to 10 feet to the ground and collapsing, an airport official says.
Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled
CHICAGO (AP) â€” Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off, "I'll see you at the movies." The award-winning film critic died two days later.