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Last 'Freedom Train' to make its final trip in California

January 19, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The last of the nation's "Freedom Train" rides to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. is set to make its final trip in California after 30 years of operation. more »»

Teens suspected in southern crime spree captured in Florida

January 19, 2015

One of the two teenage sweethearts from Kentucky suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks around the South awaited a first court appearance Monday in Florida, where they... more »»

MLK holiday: 'Selma' stars including Oprah march in Alabama

January 19, 2015

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie "Selma" marched with hundreds in a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. more »»

Cosby welcomed by audience in California city of Turlock

January 19, 2015

TURLOCK, Calif. (AP) — Bill Cosby was embraced by fans on Sunday during his first performance in California since allegations of past sexual assaults surfaced. more »»

Freezing rain makes Northeast roads slick; at least 5 killed

January 19, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Rain "flash-freezing" on roads and sidewalks left an icy glaze under feet and tires across much of the northeast on Sunday, causing crashes that claimed at least five lives. more »»

'Selma' stars including Oprah march in Alabama, honoring MLK

January 19, 2015

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie "Selma" marched with hundreds Sunday ahead of Martin Luther King J. more »»

Youngest participant in 1965 Selma march describes the day

January 19, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — "Steady, loving confrontation."

Those were the first words Lynda Blackmon Lowery says she heard from the mouth of Martin Luther King, Jr. more »»

Freezing rain makes Northeast roads slick; at least 5 killed

January 18, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Rain "flash-freezing" on roads and sidewalks left an icy glaze under feet and tires across much of the northeast on Sunday, causing crashes that claimed at least five lives. more »»

Multi-car pileups claim 4 lives on icy Pennsylvania highways

January 18, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Several multi-car crashes — including one pileup involving dozens of vehicles — in icy conditions on interstates in the Philadelphia area claimed at least four lives and... more »»

Black Caucus members invoke MLK at Ferguson church service

January 18, 2015

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Leading black members of Congress took to a church pulpit in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday to trace a direct link from Martin Luther King Jr. more »»

Alaska faces lean budget times as oil prices plunge

January 18, 2015

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — After years of being flush with oil money, Alaska now faces drastic budget cuts and having to dip into well-stocked savings to offset unprecedented deficits exacerbated by a... more »»

NY servers seek raise as restaurant owners defend tip system

January 18, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — In more than a decade slinging drinks, bartender Autumn Alston has depended on tips to earn a living, leading to an often-inconsistent income from some customers who tip a lot,... more »»

Multi-car pileups claim 3 lives on icy Pennsylvania highways

January 18, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A pair of multi-car pileups — including one involving dozens of vehicles — in icy conditions on interstates in the Philadelphia area claimed at least three lives on Sunday,... more »»

Florida mall reopens after shooting that left 2 dead

January 18, 2015

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — A shopping mall in central Florida reopened Sunday, a day after a shooting in its food court that left two people dead, including the gunman, and one injured. more »»

Freezing rain makes Northeast roads slick; at least 4 killed

January 18, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Rain "flash-freezing" on roads and sidewalks left an icy glaze under feet and tires across much of the northeast on Sunday, causing crashes that claimed at least four lives. more »»

No plea deal likely in Boston Marathon bombing case

January 18, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The focus of the Boston Marathon bombing trial figures to be as much on what punishment Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face as on his responsibility for the attac. more »»

Wedding bells silenced as pope's Philly visit fills hotels

January 18, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — To be fair, Natalie Suresch and Joe Felicetti claimed that weekend first.

The Philadelphia couple chose Sept. more »»

Political questions swirl around theater shooting prosecutor

January 18, 2015

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — As a young man going through college on an ROTC scholarship, George Brauchler imagined he'd become Gen. George S. Patton, barking orders on the battlefield. more »»

 
 
 

 

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