By The Associated Press | September 01, 2014 6:36 amShootings reported by NYC West Indian parade route
Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 6:18 amAs 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.
Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 2:50 amSevere thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.
49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 12:54 amSan Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.
Official: 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 12:48 amAll five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 12:42 amIn an oddball attempt at sports diplomacy with North Korea, a group of about 20 mixed martial artists from around the world, including former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp, traveled to Pyongyang last...
A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel
Associated Press | August 31, 2014 11:36 pmA 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...
Texas' Perry says disparaging tweet unauthorized
Associated Press | August 31, 2014 10:12 pmA tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power. The tweet was later deleted, followed by another from Perry's account that disavowed the post.
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America
Associated Press | August 31, 2014 9:30 pmWhen Cubans go to the beach to cool off during the summer, they use any kind of transportation they can find: bus, horse drawn carriage, classic cars from the 1950s.A different kind of transportation...
US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law
Associated Press | August 31, 2014 9:30 pmA 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 three clinics whose lawsuit challenges the measure.
Northern California wildfires show slower growth
Associated Press | August 31, 2014 9:00 pmThe U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
Celebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving
Associated Press | August 31, 2014 8:42 pmCelebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.
Dad of woman who helped kill 3 honors victims
Associated Press | August 31, 2014 8:30 pmThe father of a woman whose June rampage with her husband left two Las Vegas police officers and a good Samaritan dead visited the restaurant and store where the three were gunned down, saying he was still in disbelief and thinks about the victims' families every day.
California school retires divisive Arab mascot
Associated Press | August 31, 2014 8:18 pmA Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
Ferguson police start wearing body cameras
Associated Press | August 31, 2014 8:18 pmPolice in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras.