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Oregon - Portland Defeats Visiting Maccabi Haifa 121-74

October 19, 2014 01:30 AM

Oregon - Robin Lopez had 13 points and seven rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers beat Maccabi Haifa of Israel 121-74 in an exhibition game Friday... Read More »

Canadensis, PA - Police: Another Ambush Suspect Sighting Reported

October 19, 2014 01:01 AM

Canadensis, PA - A rifle-toting man with a mud-covered face who was spotted in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains is believed to be the suspect who has... Read More »

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New York - Market Turmoil: A Gift For Mortgage Refinancers?

October 19, 2014 12:30 AM

New York - A sudden plunge in mortgage rates this week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans: Should I refinance my... Read More »

Ferguson, MO - Missouri Officer Says He Feared For Life Before Shooting Unarmed Teen

October 18, 2014 11:50 PM

Ferguson, MO - The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned... Read More »

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Puerto Rico - NY Governor Cuomo Visits Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico

October 18, 2014 11:33 PM

Puerto Rico - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took his campaign for a second term to the Caribbean on Friday with stops in Puerto Rico and the Dominican... Read More »

Washington - TSA Chief John Pistole To Retire

October 18, 2014 11:16 PM

Washington - The head of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration will retire after four and a half years leading the 60,000-employee agency, the Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday. John Pistole, who has led TSA since June... Read More »

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Cupertino, CA - Apple Shows Off New Gadgets, But Apple Pay Is Bigger Bet

October 18, 2014 10:59 PM

Cupertino, CA - Apple showed off thinner iPads and a new iMac with a high-resolution display on Thursday. Sleek and stunning, yes, but not likely to... Read More »

New York - Judge Finds Donald Trump Liable For Unlicensed School

October 18, 2014 10:44 PM

New York - Donald Trump is personally liable for operating a for-profit investment school without the required license, a New York judge ruled in a lawsuit brought by the New York Attorney General against the real estate entrepreneur. New York state Supreme Court... Read More »

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Washington - Disease Experts: Health Agency Chief Dr. Thomas Frieden Faulted Over Confusing Ebola Messages

October 18, 2014 10:09 PM

Washington - The widening circle of people potentially exposed to Ebola in the United States is calling into question how well Dr. Thomas Frieden... Read More »

Manhattan, NY - Obama's Credit Card Declined At Trendy NYC Restaurant

October 18, 2014 09:52 PM

Manhattan, NY - The Secret Service is charged with watching the president's back, but who's watching his wallet? When his credit card was declined... Read More »

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Washington - US Navy Kicked Out Biden's Son Over Cocaine Use

October 18, 2014 09:36 PM

Washington - The son of Vice President Joe Biden was discharged from the U.S. Navy reserve earlier this year after testing positive for cocaine... Read More »

Washington - Prominent Orthodox Rabbi Pleads Not Guilty To Voyeurism Charge, Ordered To Stay Away From Converts, Mikvah

October 18, 2014 09:30 PM

Washington - A prominent Washington rabbi who police allege installed a video camera in a ritual bathing area pleaded not guilty to a voyeurism... Read More »

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Abuja - Nigeria Reaches Deal With Boko Haram To Free 200 Abducted Girls

October 18, 2014 09:18 PM

Abuja - Nigeria said on Friday it had agreed a ceasefire with Islamist militants Boko Haram and reached a deal for the release of more than 200... Read More »

New York - Americans Say Avoiding International Air Travel Over Ebola Outbreak

October 18, 2014 09:02 PM

New York - Nearly half of Americans are so concerned about the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,000 people in West Africa and infected two... Read More »

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Cleveland - Airline: Second Dallas Nurse On Flight May Have Been At More Advanced Stage Of Ebola Than Thought

October 18, 2014 08:39 PM

Cleveland - The president of Frontier Airlines says a nurse who was on flights between Dallas and Cleveland and who later tested positive for Ebola... Read More »

Washington - Ebola 'Czar' Knows Washington, But Not Medicine

October 18, 2014 08:23 PM

Washington - If there's one thing the "Ebola czar" knows, it's government. Ron Klain, President Barack Obama's new point man on Ebola, has no... Read More »

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Washington - Obama Taps Ex-Biden Aide To Be Ebola Czar

October 18, 2014 08:11 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama appointed a former White House adviser as Ebola "czar" on Friday and named officials to bolster the response to the disease in Texas, the center of U.S. Ebola cases, as the death toll in three West African nations topped... Read More »

Washington - Supreme Court Allows Texas To Use Controversial Voter ID Law

October 18, 2014 07:55 PM

Washington - The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election. A... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Abbas: Jews Have No Right To Har haBáyis, Calls Settlers “Herd of Cattle”

October 18, 2014 07:40 PM

Jerusalem - The Palestinian president says his people should guard a Jerusalem holy site revered by both Jews and Muslims against visiting Jews, who... Read More »

Fort Lauderdale, FL - Swiss Banker Describes IRS Secrecy In US Trial

October 15, 2014 06:03 PM

Fort Lauderdale, FL - They were known as the prized "black accounts," those held in Swiss banks by wealthy Americans who wanted to make sure their... Read More »

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Washington - Nurses In Safety Gear Got Ebola, Why Wouldn't You?

October 15, 2014 04:55 PM

Washington - How come nurses wearing protective gear can catch Ebola from a patient, but health officials keep saying you almost certainly won't get it from someone sitting next to you on a plane? First, the odds of an Ebola-infected seatmate in the U.S. remain... Read More »

New York - 2 Men Cleared In 1985 NYC Kidnapping, Killing

October 15, 2014 04:00 PM

New York - A man who served nearly 30 years in prison for murder was ordered freed Wednesday after prosecutors concluded he falsely confessed when he... Read More »

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New York - Wal-Mart Scales Back US Store Growth

October 15, 2014 03:56 PM

New York - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is scaling back its growth in U.S. stores next year, while investing more in e-commerce. The company also says it's conducting a major diagnostic review of its U.S. Wal-Mart business and will update investors of plans early next... Read More »

Washington - Obama Cancels Campaign Trip To Focus On Ebola

October 15, 2014 02:25 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama abruptly canceled a planned campaign trip Wednesday and planned to convene his Cabinet at the White House instead, as U.S. officials grappled with the widening Ebola crisis. The White House said Obama's trip to New Jersey and... Read More »

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New York - Dow Plunges More Than 400 As Ebola Fears Fuel Stocks' Freefall

October 15, 2014 01:42 PM

New York - News that a health worker diagnosed with Ebola flew on a commercial flight the night before showing symptoms raised fears on Wall Street... Read More »

Gaza - Hamas Official Slams UN Chief Ban's Double Standards After His Visit In A Hamas Tunnel Uncovered In Israel

October 15, 2014 01:24 PM

Gaza - Hamas on Wednesday accused UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of hypocrisy and double standards after his visit to Gaza and southern Israel on... Read More »

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Washington - Holocaust Museum Shows Images Of Syrian Killings

October 15, 2014 01:15 PM

Washington - Images of emaciated and mangled bodies from recent history in Syria are going on public display for the first time Wednesday at the U.S... Read More »

Tehran - Iran Tips Hand About Structure Of Secret Services

October 15, 2014 12:57 PM

Tehran - Iran has for the first time provided public information about the structure of its secret services, saying Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi heads a coordination council overseeing 16 different agencies. The announcement Wednesday, in a magazine... Read More »

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New York - New Apps For U.S. Renters May Keep Lax Landlords In Line

October 15, 2014 12:06 PM

New York - When Tom Hunter and his two roommates were left without heat for more than a month by a negligent landlord in New York, they began toying with an idea: an app that could help renters keep landlords in check. Two winters and two months of coding later, the... Read More »

Las Vegas - U.S. Company Offers To Sell Ebola.com Domain Name For $150,000

October 15, 2014 11:45 AM

Las Vegas - A company seeking to capitalize on the world's worst Ebola outbreak on record, is looking to sell the domain name Ebola.com for $150,000, a partner with the firm said on Tuesday. Chris Hood, a junior partner with Blue String Ventures Inc, the firm... Read More »

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Hartford, CT - Man Stabbing People On Passenger Bus Fatally Shot By Police

October 15, 2014 11:22 AM

Hartford, CT - A man who stabbed two passengers in a rampage aboard a casino-bound tour bus was shot to death on Interstate 95 by a Connecticut state... Read More »

Ukraine - More Jews May Still Be In Eastern Ukraine Than Previously Reported

October 15, 2014 11:09 AM

Ukraine - More Jews may remain in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region than previously reported, according to estimates provided by the World Jewish... Read More »

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