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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks continued to waver between gains and losses Thursday, after minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting seemed to show that the vote to raise interest rates was not as close as some people had thought. The market is coming off a weeklong advance.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin agreed Thursday that all executions in Oklahoma should be delayed after a newspaper revealed that the wrong drug was used to stop an inmate's heart in January. Authorities didn't acknowledge the mistake until The Oklahoman obtained the autopsy report.
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — With a reporter's eye and an artist's heart, Svetlana Alexievich writes of the catastrophes, upheaval and personal woes that have afflicted the Soviet Union and the troubled countries that succeeded it. Her writings, characterized by plain language and detail so visceral it's sometimes painful to read, won her this year's Nobel literature prize.