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  • 31 cars derail from freight train near Fort Wayne

    NEW HAVEN, Ind. (AP) — More than two dozen freight cars derailed near Fort Wayne from a train traveling from Ohio to Illinois.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:07 am
  • Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

    NEW YORK (AP) — Coney Island's historic B&B Carousell is among several vintage attractions still thrilling visitors at the famous amusement park today ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • ‘Django Unchained’ actress detained for ‘basic police work,’ LAPD says

    A Los Angeles police official defended the actions of officers who detained “Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts as “basic police work” amid claim ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5B

    NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft will acquire the maker of the long-running hit game Minecraft for $2.5 billion as the company continues to invest in its Xbo ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:08 am
  • Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

    DENVER (AP) — The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Anot ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:09 am
  • California wildfires force hundreds of residents to flee

    Several California wildfires have forced hundreds of residents to evacuate as firefighters contend with hot weather and steep, dry terrain.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • Creditor Syncora reaches Detroit bankruptcy deal, issues apology

    DETROIT — Detroit’s stiffest bankruptcy opponent — a bond insurer called Syncora — reached a comprehensive settlement with the city of Detroit and iss ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • U.S. wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments.The widening gap between t ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Texas schools pressed to accommodate influx of young immigrants

    HOUSTON — A year ago, the Las Americas Newcomer Middle School in the low-income Gulfton neighborhood started the semester with 150 immigrant and refug ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Consensus grows that bed rest could hurt pregnant women

    For much of his 20-year career as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, Anthony J. Sciscione has been criticizing something obstetricians routinely pr ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Shortage of in-home dialysis solution worries patients

    Unlike the hundreds of thousands of Americans who drive several times a week to dialysis centers, Joanna Galeas relies on an increasingly popular at-h ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • U.S. works to step up Ebola aid, but is it enough?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The American strategy on Ebola is two-pronged: Step up desperately needed aid to West Africa and, in an unusual step, train U.S. doc ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Envelopes in Marriott hotels invite tips for maids

    NEW YORK (AP) — Do you leave a tip in your hotel room for the maid? Marriott is launching a program with Maria Shriver to put envelopes in hotel rooms ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Rescuers end ocean search for Navy fighter pilot

    LEMOORE, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers on Saturday have called off their search of the Pacific Ocean for a Navy fighter pilot whose jet was one of two that c ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • ‘I’m back,’ Hillary Clinton tells Iowa

    INDIANOLA, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton all but kicked off her 2016 White House campaign bid Sunday ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am

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