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Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

September 2, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have to get used to i. more »»

APNewsBreak: Girl said Uzi was too much for her

September 2, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — A 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an instructor with an Uzi at an Arizona shooting range said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her and... more »»

Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

September 2, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — Opening arguments in Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial are expected to begin Tuesday afternoon in federal court, where lawyers for the city will attempt to convince a judge that... more »»

9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

September 2, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. more »»

Revel casino goes dark after just 2 years

September 2, 2014

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Revel Casino Hotel opened with a bang a little more than two years ago amid high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market.

But the $2. more »»

Infamous speed trap down investigated over tickets

September 2, 2014

WALDO, Fla. (AP) — The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. more »»

School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

September 2, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults... more »»

$2.4B Revel casino shuts down after just 2 years

September 2, 2014

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It opened with a bang one day at dawn a little over 2 years ago amid high hopes it would turn around Atlantic City's struggling casino market.

But the $. more »»

Waldo suspends 2 police chiefs after quota claims

September 2, 2014

WALDO, Fla. (AP) — The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. more »»

NY West Indian Day Parade marred by nearby slaying

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was... more »»

Coroner: Mom, 3 kids among 5 killed in plane crash

September 2, 2014

ERIE, Colo. (AP) — Four of the five people killed in a small-plane crash north of Denver were identified Monday as a woman and her three children. more »»

US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

September 1, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. more »»

Action-packed TV might make you snack more: Study

September 1, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely-paced... more »»

No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing

September 1, 2014

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perceptio. more »»

NY West Indian Day Parade marred by nearby slaying

September 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was... more »»

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

September 1, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-membe... more »»

Shooting suspect nabbed before West Indian parade

September 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says a suspect is in custody in a fatal shooting that occurred hours before the start of the nearby West Indian Day Parade. more »»

Atlantic City's Revel starts closing after 2 years

September 1, 2014

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2. more »»

NYC mayor pledges safe West Indian Day Parade

September 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) is promising a safe West Indian Day Parade hours after a fatal shooting near the route. more »»

 
 

 

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