Balloons steal show at parade after wind fears NEW YORK — Revelers at this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade gave thanks for the giant balloons that flew above the city streets Thursday after a blustery storm accompanied by high winds nearl...
Nov 29, 2013 | 0 | 15 |
By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated PressAssociated Press
Dems, Obama head into 2014 distant, determined WASHINGTON — A month after emerging from a government shutdown at the top of their game, many Democrats in Congress newly worried about the party’s re-election prospects are for the first time dist...
Nov 29, 2013 | 0 | 13 |
By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated PressAssociated Press
Rain, snow hit East during Thanksgiving rush PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A wet and blustery storm along the East Coast made driving hazardous and tangled up hundreds of flights Wednesday but didn’t cause the all-out gridlock many Thanksgiving traveler...
Nov 28, 2013 | 0 | 10 |
By JASON KEYSER and MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated PressAssociated Press
The battle for holiday shoppers heats up NEW YORK — This holiday shopping season, it’s Amazon vs. everyone else. The online giant has attracted customers from big store chains like Wal-Mart and Best Buy with low prices and convenient ship...
Nov 28, 2013 | 0 | 13 |
By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO and MAE ANDERSON Associated PressAssociated Press
Advocates press Obama for fewer deportations WASHINGTON — Advocates are demanding that President Barack Obama use his powers as chief executive to stop deportations of more people among the estimated 11 million immigrants living here illegall...
Nov 28, 2013 | 0 | 12 |
By ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated PressAssociated Press
O.J. lawyers promise more appeals LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson has spent the last six months anxiously awaiting a judge’s ruling that he hoped would spring him from the prison where he has spent the last five years on an armed robbery ...
Police review journal of teen held captive TUCSON, Ariz. — Police on Wednesday were poring over a journal they say a 17-year-old girl kept while she and her two younger sisters were imprisoned by their mother and stepfather in their Tucson ...
Nov 28, 2013 | 0 | 11 |
By JACQUES BILLEAUD Associated PressAssociated Press
Buses draw holiday travelers CHICAGO — As millions of Americans hurtle through the jumble of transportation arteries for Thanksgiving, many are discovering that bus travel may be the cheapest, comfiest and even coolest way to ...
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 | 13 |
By JASON KEYSER Associated PressAssociated Press