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December 13, 2017 - 4:08 am
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PICKS 25 FOR NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY WASHINGTON (AP) — "If you build it, they will come." ''I'm the king of the world!" Those movie lines are iconic — and now the U.S. Government has decreed that the films that produced them are icons, too. The Library of Congress has put 25 more...
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December 12, 2017 - 3:06 am
DAZZLING DISPLAY UNDATED (AP) —Night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars later this week. The Geminid meteor shower, which returns every December, is predicted to be one of the most dazzling ever. An almost absent moon will ensure...
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December 11, 2017 - 4:13 am
Today in History Today is Monday, Dec. 11, the 345th day of 2017. There are 20 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 11, 1917, British Gen. Edmund Allenby entered Jerusalem two days after his forces expelled the Ottoman Turks; in a show of respect, Allenby and his officers...
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December 07, 2017 - 5:05 am
DRUNKEN DRONE FLYING TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote today on legislation to make it illegal to operate a drone while drunk. The National Conference on State Legislatures says at least 38 states are considering drone legislation this year, going beyond the Federal Aviation...
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December 07, 2017 - 4:34 am
BLUE LIGHTS-DRUG USE NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania gas station is testing whether blue lights in bathrooms can discourage drug use by making it difficult for people to see their veins. The Sheetz gas station chain has installed the lights at its New Kensington location as a pilot...
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December 06, 2017 - 3:12 pm
"ME TOO" MOVEMENT MAKES TIME'S PERSON OF THE YEAR NEW YORK (AP) — Ashley Judd and Taylor Swift are among the women who grace the cover of Time magazine's Person of the Year edition that features the "Silence Breakers." Those are the women and men who went public with their stories about sexual...
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November 25, 2017 - 3:05 am
Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2017. There are 36 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 25, 2016, Fidel Castro, who led his rebels to victorious revolution in 1959, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents...
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November 22, 2017 - 3:05 am
HULU-BLIND LAWSUIT BOSTON (AP) - Advocacy groups have sued Hulu in an effort to force the subscription streaming service to provide an audio track that helps people who are blind or visually impaired enjoy TV shows and movies. The federal lawsuit filed in Boston asks the court to declare that Hulu'...
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November 14, 2017 - 3:46 pm
SHAKIRA POSTPONES EUROPEAN TOUR NEW YORK (AP) — Shakira is postponing her European tour until next year — doctor's orders. The singer says she has suffered a vocal cord hemorrhage and has been told she must stop singing for it to get better. In Twitter messages written in both English and Spanish,...
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November 09, 2017 - 3:10 am
CONNECTICUT - HATE CRIME WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut NAACP wants a felony hate crime charge immediately filed against a white former college student accused of smearing body fluids on her black roommate's belongings. Close to 100 people attended a rally held by the NAACP yesterday...
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