Celinda Hawkins, a native Odessan, has come home to the Odessa American from the Abilene Reporter-News where she served as the paperâ€™s first bureau chief in Brownwood. She is the city editor for the Odessa American.
The smell of popcorn wafting from the lobby, with a bit of a sweet smell coming from the soda fountain will not be a distant memory anymore when the Ector Theatre begins showing the classic movies at the classic theater Sept. 28.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Egypt and Nigeria accounted for well over 1,000 of the death sentences announced last year, more than a third of the world's total, Amnesty International says in its latest annual report on the death penalty.
MIAMI (AP) — Three weeks after Univision host Rodner Figueroa was fired for remarks he made about First Lady Michelle Obama, Carlos Calderon and Jomari Goyso were named the new hosts of "Sal y Pimienta."
FORT MEADE, Maryland, EE.UU. (AP) — El hombre travestido que murió el lunes en un violento incidente en la Agencia de Seguridad Nacional (NSA) tenía antecedentes por robo y agresión, según documentos judiciales, y al menos una vez se le confundió con una mujer.
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says it's simplifying its grilled chicken recipe to remove ingredients people might not recognize, marking the latest sign the company is rethinking its menu to keep up with changing tastes.
OUARZAZATE, Morocco (AP) — The people are restive, the priesthood is scheming and a fanatic band of insurgents known as the zealots are plotting assassinations — and now to make matters worse, the body of a condemned cult-leader known as Jesus has disappeared from the tomb, apparently following some ancient prophecy.
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) — The number of people taking high school equivalency exams in the U.S. plummeted — and the percentage who passed fell, too — in the year after a revamped, Common Core-inspired GED was introduced along with two new competing tests.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's air traffic controllers' union is calling for an urgent upgrade of the country's air traffic radar system and for more staff to be hired to handle increasing number of tourist arrivals.
SEYNE-LES-ALPES, Francia (AP) — El director ejecutivo de Lufthansa dijo el miércoles que llevará "un largo, largo tiempo" entender qué llevó al letal siniestro de la semana pasada en los Alpes, pero rechazó decir si la aerolínea conocía el estado de salud mental del copiloto sospechoso de destruir el avión intencionadamente.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A college sophomore who died of excessive alcohol consumption drank a 60-ounce bottle of vodka during what college officials said was the hazing of pledges at an unsanctioned fraternity, according to court papers filed in connection to the case.
DETROIT (AP) — The federal government said Wednesday that it is listing the northern long-eared bat as threatened, giving new protections to a species that has been nearly wiped out in some areas by the spread of a fungal disease.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The local prosecutor says the September death of a Clemson University fraternity pledge is now classified as unsolved and has been turned over to the sheriff's office unsolved-cases unit.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cuando la cinta de acción a alta velocidad "Furious 7" se estrene este fin de semana, el público en el emblemático Teatro Chino TCL de Hollywood podrá ver cada detalle de los neumáticos y las peleas a puños en el flamante formato láser de Imax.
SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — Lufthansa's chief executive said Wednesday it will take "a long, long time" to understand what led to a deadly crash in the French Alps last week — but refused to say exactly what the airline knew about the mental health of the co-pilot suspected of deliberately destroying the plane.
MONTPELIER, Vermont, EE. UU. (AP) — Un ave canora diminuta que habita en los bosques septentrionales de América del Norte ha sido rastreada a lo largo de un trayecto de 2.700 kilómetros (1.700 millas) sobre el océano, entre el noreste de Estados Unidos y este del Canadá hasta el Caribe, como parte de su migración invernal a Sudamérica, indica un nuevo estudio.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of doctors in Nepal stayed away from work at clinics and hospitals Wednesday to support a colleague who has been on a hunger strike for 10 days demanding reforms in medical education and services.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials are looking back at a second failed effort to attract a major car-maker's American headquarters as the state tries to lure Volvo Cars' first-ever U.S. assembly plant.
EL CAIRO (AP) — Adam Schreck, quien cubrió conflictos e insurrecciones en el Medio Oriente, así como los enormes cambios económicos en la región, será a partir de ahora el director de noticias para el Golfo Pérsico de la Associated Press.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Holding up walking sticks and chanting anti-government slogans, thousands of pensioners have joined protest rallies around Greece to demand that the country's new left-wing government end cuts to their monthly payments.
WASHINGTON (AP) — El presidente Barack Obama está creando el primer programa de sanciones que permitirá a Estados Unidos sancionar a individuos en el extranjero que realicen ataques y espionaje cibernético.
Getting to the Final Four won't be as costly for the parents of many players this week, thanks to an NCAA pilot program that is helping pay for families of athletes to travel and see their sons and daughters play in the biggest college basketball games of the season.