Austin, Gurley lead Rams past Buccaneers, 31-23

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Tavon Austin scored twice, Todd Gurley topped 1,000 yards rushing and the Rams beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-23 on Thursday night in what could be the franchise’s final game in St. Louis. The 31st-ranked offense had an inspired effort in front of another half-filled but spirited Edward Jones Dome crowd,…

Marking anniversary, Obama says long journey for US, Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says the process of normalizing relations with Cuba will take time, but there’s progress already. Obama is marking the one-year anniversary of the announcement by the United States and Cuba of plans to restore relations. Obama says both countries have taken important steps in that year to normalize relations.…

Exec who jacked up price of a life-saving drug is arrested

NEW YORK (AP) – Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager vilified in nearly every corner of America for buying a pharmaceutical company and jacking up the price of a life-saving drug more than fiftyfold, was arrested Thursday on securities fraud charges unrelated to the furor. The boyish-looking 32-year-old entrepreneur – a relentlessly self-promoting figure…