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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City-bound bus crashed into a wrecked car and a tractor-trailer on Interstate 81 outside Syracuse early Thursday, injuring more than two dozen people, authorities said. A Pine Hill Trailways bus with 52 passengers on board was traveling south on...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City jail officials plan tighter screening of guards and other employees after a city investigation found they were easily able to smuggle vodka, heroin, marijuana and razor blades into Rikers Island in exchange for hundreds of dollars in "courier" fees...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Archdiocese of Chicago has released thousands of pages of internal documents pertaining to how it dealt with allegations of child sexual abuse by 35 priests going back decades. The archdiocese posted the documents on its website Thursday. They're in addition...
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — It's mission accomplished for little green army men. The molded plastic must-haves for generations of pretend soldiers were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame on Thursday, along with the 1980s stumper Rubik's Cube, and bubbles. The trio of toys...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City-bound bus crashed into a wrecked car and a tractor-trailer on Interstate 81 outside Syracuse early Thursday, injuring more than two dozen people, authorities said. A Pine Hill Trailways bus with 52 passengers on board was traveling south on...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Seta Whitford-Stark was dumbfounded last year when she found out her daughter Amy quit her job at an employee-recruiting agency to work for LinkedIn, an Internet company that Seta had never heard of. Amy tried to explain what the online professional...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new James Franco flick hits movie theaters this week with all the stuff you want in a gripping drama — a pretty girl, some scary dudes, a murder or two and Franco holding a gun. But hold onto your popcorn: It's not really a movie. It's actually a play. Well, to...
LOGAN, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa teenager has testified that when he killed his 5-year-old foster brother, he was in a fantasy world and thought he was killing a goblin. Cody Metzker-Madsen told the western Iowa jury on Wednesday that he visits a world only he can reach whenever he...
NEW YORK (AP) — In July 1944, Orson Welles wrapped up one of his wartime radio broadcasts with a brief, emotional reading of one of the country's favorite authors, John Steinbeck. The piece was titled "With Your Wings," an inspirational story about a black pilot that Steinbeck...