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Judge, not armchair 'Serial' detectives, to decide retrial

February 9, 2016

BALTIMORE (AP) — Prompted by a podcast that turned millions of listeners into armchair detectives, a judge will now decide whether to grant a new trial to a man convicted as a teenager of... more »»

Jury begins deliberating in cop's stairwell shooting trial

February 9, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors began deliberating Tuesday on whether a rookie police officer who shot an innocent man in a dark public housing stairwell accidentally discharged his weapon, as he says, or... more »»

Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016

February 9, 2016

For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, the government said Tuesday. more »»

California's top 10 farm commodities

February 9, 2016

California agriculture in 2014 produced a record $53.5 billion in sales. That was the same year California declared a drought emergency. more »»

Once-a-year homeless count draws criticism, defenders

February 9, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation's largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the... more »»

Pentagon seeks funding for Libya, Africa military operations

February 9, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, but Defense Secretary Ash Carter... more »»

The Latest: Prosecutors say Adnan Syed killed ex-girlfriend

February 9, 2016

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on Adnan Syed's retrial request in a murder case explored by the popular "Serial" podcast (all times local):

3:30 p.m. more »»

Md. legislature overrides veto on felon voting

February 9, 2016

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland General Assembly on Tuesday overrode Republican Gov. more »»

VA hospitals compare favorably on deaths, readmission rates

February 9, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — Veterans' hospitals compare pretty favorably with others when it comes to treating older men with three common conditions — heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia, according to... more »»

Gun, drug, car deaths loom large in US longevity gap: Study

February 9, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — Guns, drugs and cars contribute substantially to the life-expectancy gap between the United States and other developed nations, a study found. more »»

Red Lobster enjoys sales surge after mention in Beyonce song

February 9, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Red Lobster says it's feeling the "Beyonce Bounce."

The seafood chain known for its cheddar biscuits says sales surged 33 percent on Sunday from a year ag. more »»

Closing arguments held in cop's trial in stairwell shooting

February 9, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell says what happened was a deadly accident. more »»

Fat Tuesday in New Orleans: Floats, masks, trinkets and more

February 9, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thousands of people bundled up against the cold winds as they lined up along the main streets of New Orleans on Tuesday to see the culmination of the city's famous Mardi Gras... more »»

New England digs out from latest storm; snow in Mid-Atlantic

February 9, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been... more »»

The Latest: Areas of Cape Cod hit hardest by latest storm

February 9, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the cleanup of the storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and was forecast to dump more snow on the Mid-Atlantic states (all times local):

10:15 a.m. more »»

New England cleans up; snow falls on the Mid-Atlantic

February 9, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been... more »»

 
 
 

 

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