Storms kill 2 in southern U.S., thousands lose power
A storm system brought tornadoes and wind gusts that ripped roofs from barns and hurled trees into power lines.
Women make 2013 gains, but glass ceiling still there
In two high-profile firsts, women were named to lead General Motors and the US Federal Reserve this year -- posts that had always been held by men. Yet women are still rarely found at the top. In addition to Mary Barra at GM and Janet Yellen at the Fed, 2013 also saw Marillyn Hewson chosen to take charge of Lockheed Martin. Stanford University sociologist Marianne Cooper said "each time a woman gets a position like this, it is a victory because there are so few of them."
Colo. school shooting victim dies
Claire Davis, 17, was shot in the head at point-blank range by a classmate.
Memorials mark Lockerbie attack anniversary
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Families of some of the 270 people who died in an airliner bombing 25 years ago gathered for memorial services Saturday in the United States and Britain, honoring victims of a terror attack that killed dozens of American college students and created instant havoc in the Scottish town where wreckage of the plane rained down.
Report: CIA helped Colombia kill rebel leaders
WASHINGTON (AP) — A covert CIA program has helped Colombia's government kill at least two dozen leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the rebel insurgency also known as FARC, The Washington Post reported Saturday.
AP's Top 10 photos of 2013
How to sum up an entire year of news in just 10 photos? The very notion is daunting when we consider that the AP's award-winning team of hundreds of staff photographers, freelancers and photo editors sends out some 3,000 photos every 24 hours - over 1 million photos a year - to our subscribers around the globe.
Kings of Leon @ KFC Yum! Center (2-9-14)
Eagles @ US Bank Arena (3-3-14)
Miley Cyrus @ Schottenstein Center, Columbus (4-13-14)
Cher @ KFC Yum! Center (6-2-14)
Christina Perri @ Mercury Ballroom, Louisville (4-25-14)