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Honda's profit doubles on weak yen, strong sales

|Friday, Apr. 25, 2014

Honda's profit for the fiscal fourth quarter zoomed to more than double the previous year's as the benefits of a weak yen added to strong sales.

Scientists want to breed fish to be better biters

| |Friday, Apr. 25, 2014

In a lifetime of fishing for winter steelhead on Oregon's Alsea River, Stan Steele has seen it get harder and harder to hook into hatchery-bred fish. Instead, he has found he is more likely to hook the wild variety, whose numbers have declined.

Funeral set for NYC inmate who died in hot cell

| |Friday, Apr. 25, 2014

A modest funeral service has been planned for a homeless former Marine who was found dead more than two months ago in an overheated New York City jail cell.

Analysis: Beyond Kerry, seeking new Mideast ideas

| |Friday, Apr. 25, 2014

Nine months of U.S.-driven diplomacy have left Israelis and Palestinians less hopeful than ever about a comprehensive peace agreement to end their century of conflict. Although a formula may yet be found to somehow prolong the talks past an end-of-April deadline, they are on the brink of collapse and the search is already on for new ideas.

Cover Oregon board to decide exchange's future

| |Friday, Apr. 25, 2014

Oregon is set to make a final decision on whether to become the first state in the nation to drop its problem-plagued online health exchange and link up with the federal website.

S&P cuts Russia's credit rating

| |Friday, Apr. 25, 2014

The Standard & Poor's credit agency on Friday cut Russia's credit rating for the first time in more than five years, citing the capital flight and risk to investment in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.

Grenade attacks threaten Thai newspaper, court

|Friday, Apr. 25, 2014

Police say two grenades hit a Thai newspaper headquarters and a court in northern Bangkok but did not hurt anyone, as political tension heats up in the country.

Builder in 'kids for cash' scandal to be sentenced

|Friday, Apr. 25, 2014

A developer at the center of one of the biggest judicial scandals in U.S. history is scheduled to be sentenced in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Britain's young royal family end Australian tour

|Friday, Apr. 25, 2014

Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, ended their 10-day tour of Australia on Friday with veterans' day commemorations in the national capital.

Obama visit to South Korea tinged by mourning

| |Friday, Apr. 25, 2014

President Barack Obama's visit to South Korea is being tinged by the nation's mourning over this month's ferry disaster.