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Balloons, Broadway stars and security at Macy's parade

November 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — New faces and old favorites will fly, float and march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade as police go all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots. more »»

Poll: Many don't want to talk politics this Thanksgiving

November 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pass the turkey — but maybe hold the politics. The already-fraught topic now includes allegations of sexual misconduct against politicians of various political stripes. more »»

George Avakian, jazz producer and scholar, dies at 98

November 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — George Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died... more »»

Washington state panel outlines risk of oil-by-rail terminal

November 23, 2017

SEATTLE (AP) — A major oil-by-rail terminal proposed on the Columbia River in Washington state poses a potential risk of oil spills, train accidents and longer emergency response times due to roa... more »»

The Latest: Report: Barton said he'd go to police over photo

November 23, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Rep. Joe Barton's response to a nude photograph of him circulated on social media (all times local):

10:15 p.m.

A published report says U.S. Rep. more »»

In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade

November 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass... more »»

State attorneys general bash plan to hike national park fees

November 23, 2017

A group of state attorneys general on Wednesday urged the National Park Service to scrap its proposal to more than double the entrance fee at 17 popular national parks. more »»

Federal judge blocks Texas ban of common abortion procedure

November 22, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a new Texas law seeking to ban a commonly used abortion method, the latest in a string of court defeats to the Legislature's attempts to... more »»

Uber customers torn between scandals and service

November 22, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Uber has managed to hold the title of world's largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals. more »»

Ex-Homeland Security Secretary Ridge: 'Great to be alive'

November 22, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge says "it's great to be alive" this Thanksgivin. more »»

No verdict yet in San Francisco pier killing as jury breaks

November 22, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The criminal case against a Mexican man accused of killing a woman on a crowded San Francisco pier is coming to a close more than two years after setting off a national... more »»

Airline defendants to pay $95 million in 9/11 settlement

November 22, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Insurers for American Airlines, United Airlines and other aviation defendants have agreed to pay $95 million to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the... more »»

Menendez attorney: Hung jury supported friendship defense

November 22, 2017

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The fact that the jury in the trial of Sen. more »»

In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade

November 22, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass... more »»

On Thanksgiving, family hurt by Harvey counts its blessings

November 22, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no... more »»

 
 
 

 

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