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In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

April 24, 2014

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. more »»

Oregon gay marriage ban gets day in court

April 24, 2014

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples and the state of Oregon urged a federal judge Wednesday to strike down Oregon's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. more »»

Last year's deadbeats do best as stocks stall

April 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Financial markets rarely stick to the script, and this year is no different. more »»

Witness: Iraqi teens posed no threat before death

April 24, 2014

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The Army already looked into allegations that Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera killed two unarmed Iraqi boys in 2007. Commanders gave him a letter of reprimand. more »»

Technology group to decide Cover Oregon's future

April 24, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After weeks of deliberation, a committee is poised to make a final recommendation Thursday on what to do with Oregon's botched health insurance exchange portal. more »»

Stowaway on jet said to be homesick for Africa

April 24, 2014

HONOLULU (AP) — A security video shows the California boy who survived stowing away on a jetliner dangling his feet from the aircraft's wheel well after arriving in Hawaii, before jumping 8 to 10... more »»

Obama: New sanctions against Russia are 'teed up'

April 24, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Warning Russia that new economic sanctions are "teed up," President Barack Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement last week to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine. more »»

Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion

April 24, 2014

OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. more »»

Ohio women held captive seek Joan Rivers' apology

April 24, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity the... more »»

US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years

April 24, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release — and expecting thousands to take up the offer. more »»

Teen missed Africa, had no clue he was in Maui

April 24, 2014

HONOLULU (AP) — Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner's wheel well, was... more »»

Stowaway's father says son missed Africa

April 24, 2014

HONOLULU (AP) — The father of a teenager who survived a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner's wheel well has told Voice of America his son missed Africa, where he used to live,... more »»

Airport official: Teen had no clue he was in Maui

April 24, 2014

HONOLULU (AP) — Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner's wheel well, was... more »»

Images released of shipwreck in San Francisco Bay

April 23, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first images of the newly discovered wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, killing 16 people, were released Wednesday by federal ocean scientists. more »»

Rail safety effort marred by squabbling

April 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred by a series of fiery train crashes, a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars used for shipping crude oil and ethanol has bogged down in squabbling and... more »»

Man charged with murder in nursing home deaths

April 23, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston nursing home resident accused of using the armrest of his wheelchair to beat two of his roommates to death is facing a capital murder charge, police said Wednesday. more »»

Party a century in the making for Wrigley Field

April 23, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance. more »»

 
 

 

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