New RFK papers show aftermath of brother’s death BOSTON — Newly released papers show that in the weeks and months following the assassination of president John F. Kennedy, brother Robert F. Kennedy and other family members fielded expressions of ...
Dec 06, 2013 | 0 | 16 |
By BOB SALSBERG Associated PressAssociated Press
No charges for Heisman hopeful Jameis Winston TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy candidate Jameis Winston will not be charged with sexually assaulting a woman who accused him of raping her about a year ago, a pros...
Dec 06, 2013 | 0 | 15 |
By GARY FINEOUT Associated PressAssociated Press
Rockwell art sells for $46M NEW YORK — A Norman Rockwell painting titled “Saying Grace” sold at an auction on Wednesday for $46 million, a record for the Saturday Evening Post illustrator and for any American artwork sold at ...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 | 15 |
By ULA ILNYTZKY Associated PressAssociated Press
Gurus help boost schools’ Internet ARLINGTON, Va. — Needed to keep a school building running these days: Water, electricity — and broadband. Interactive digital learning on laptops and tablets is replacing traditional textbooks in m...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 | 17 |
By KIMBERLY HEFLING Associated PressAssociated Press
911 calls show anguish, tension at Sandy Hook HARTFORD, Conn. — As gunfire boomed over and over in the background, a janitor begged a 911 dispatcher to send help, saying, “There’s still shooting going on! Please!” A woman breathlessly reported...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 | 18 |
By JACK GILLUM and MICHAEL MELIA Associated PressAssociated Press
NYC train wreck could be case of highway hypnosis NEW YORK — It’s sometimes called highway hypnosis or white-line fever, and it’s familiar to anyone who has driven long distances along a monotonous route. Drivers are lulled into a semi-trance stat...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 | 17 |
By JENNIFER PELTZ and SAM HANANEL Associated PressAssociated Press
Lawyer: Engineer had ‘daze’ before train wreck YONKERS, N.Y. — An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnosis-like “daze” and nodded at the controls just before the wreck, ...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 | 17 |
By JENNIFER PELTZ and JIM FITZGERALD Associated PressAssociated Press
Heffron, of WWII’s Band of Brothers, dies PHILADELPHIA — Edward J. “Babe” Heffron, whose World War II service as a member of the Army’s famed Easy Company was recounted in the book and TV miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died at age 90. ...
Court won’t stop New York’s Internet taxation WASHINGTON — On perhaps the busiest online shopping day of the year, the Supreme Court refused to wade into a dispute over state sales taxes for purchases on websites like Amazon.com, an outcome li...
Dec 03, 2013 | 0 | 21 |
By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated PressAssociated Press