May 30, 2016

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Stock prices may stall, but CEO wages keep climbing

NEW YORK — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That’s almost double the typical American worker’s, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks — a big fat zero. The typical chief executive in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index made $10.8 million, including bonuses, Read More…

Babies behind bars: Mothers in some prisons can do time with their newborns

BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. — Jennifer Dumas sits on a sofa, her smiling 6-month-old girl on her lap. The room is full of bright toys and children’s books. A rainbow-colored activity mat is on the floor, and Winnie the Pooh is painted on the walls. It looks like any other nursery, except that there are bars Read More…

Twitter urges Marvel to give Captain America a boyfriend; GLAAD responds

LOS ANGELES — Captain America snags a kiss from Sharon Carter in the latest Marvel pic, “Captain America: Civil War,” but many fans are wishing it was from someone else — specifically, a man. On Tuesday, the hashtag #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend became a top trending topic on Twitter, which advocacy group GLAAD says is a sign that Read More…

NBA Playoffs: After historic season, Warriors now on brink of elimination by Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY — Suddenly, these Golden State Warriors who have been compared all season to the Chicago Bulls dynasty of the 1990s are on the brink of elimination. Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Warriors 118-94 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead Read More…

When the nest isn’t so empty: More millennials now living with parents than spouse or partner

WASHINGTON — Many of America’s young adults appear to be in no hurry to move out of their old bedrooms. For the first time on record, living with parents is now the most common arrangement for people ages 18 to 34, an analysis of census data by the Pew Research Center has found. Nearly one-third Read More…

10 things to know, Tuesday, May 24

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. What a forensics expert is saying about EgyptAir crash Human remains retrieved from the crash site of Flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft. 2. Sanders: Convention could Read More…

Forensics expert says explosion preceded EgyptAir plane crash

CAIRO — Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft in the east Mediterranean, a senior Egyptian forensics official said on Tuesday. “The logical explanation is that an explosion brought it down,” the official told The Associated Press. Read More…

Bernie suggests his candidacy could make Dem convention ‘messy’

LOS ANGELES — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and his push to make the party more inclusive could get “messy” but asserts in an interview with The Associated Press: “Democracy is not always nice and quiet and gentle.” The Vermont senator, campaigning Monday ahead of California’s primary against Read More…

Obama presses for more freedom, better human rights in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam — President Barack Obama on Tuesday pressed Vietnam to allow greater freedoms for its citizens, arguing that better human rights would improve the communist country’s economy, stability and regional power. On his second full day in the southeast Asian nation, Obama also met with activists and entrepreneurs as part of a push for Read More…

Hundreds removed from largest Greek refugee camp

IDOMENI, Greece — Greek authorities sent hundreds of police into the country’s largest informal refugee camp Tuesday to support the gradual evacuation of the Idomeni site on the Macedonian border. The left-led government has pledged that police will not use force, and says the operation is expected to last about a week to 10 days. Read More…