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NEW YORK (AP) — Hours before the West Indian Day Parade stepped off Monday, police reported multiple shootings — one of them deadly — near the route for the political see-and-be-seen event, which has been scarred by violence in recent years. Police said they were taking steps to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the election of contradictions. In the 2014 midterms, a surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in." At least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers who have studied the issue, though, are divided on the question. Studies of marijuana...
Apple was today under scrutiny after nude photographs of Jennifer Lawrence and '100 other celebrities' were leaked online by a hacker who allegedly broke into their iCloud accounts. The phone photos, reportedly obtained through the widely-used online service, were published on...
ERIE, Colo. (AP) — All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said. The Piper PA-46 airplane crashed near the Erie Municipal Airport about 11:50 a.m., NTSB spokesman Peter Knudson...
A look at key moments in the history of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel: September 2007: Revel Entertainment and partner Morgan Stanley file plans for a new casino and 3,800 hotel rooms. It would be the first new casino in Atlantic City since the Borgata opened in 2003. July...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel. Its casino will close early Tuesday morning. Revel is shutting down a...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion clinics in the state or only those at...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law. District Judge John deGravelles says the law can still take effect Monday but officials cannot penalize doctors or clinics for breaking it while a challenge...