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AP News - Sep 15, 2014 5:02 PM

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers is apologizing to Penn State for offensive signs and shirts referencing the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal that some Rutgers fans displayed during a weekend football game.Rutgers athletic director Julie He ...more

AP News - Sep 15, 2014 4:59 PM

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A spokeswoman says entertainer Pia Zadora is home from a Las Vegas hospital to continue treatment for serious head and ankle injuries received when she fell from a golf cart last week.Zadora representative Eileen Koch said in an ...more

AP News - Sep 15, 2014 4:56 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested a state trooper Monday on complaints of kidnapping, rape and other crimes after three women alleged the officer sexually assaulted them while he was on duty.Trooper Eric Roberts, 42, was ...more

AP News - Sep 15, 2014 4:55 PM

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A wing apparently malfunctioned before an experimental aircraft crashed, killing a retired Air Force pilot from California during qualification heats of the Reno National Championship Air Races in Nevada last week, according to a prel ...more

AP News - Sep 15, 2014 4:52 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California broke out the Trojan Marching Band on Monday to beat the drum for a $650 million expansion that school officials say will not only transform the campus but also the rapidly gentrifying neighborho ...more

AP News - Sep 15, 2014 4:35 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company.But the move carries risks, as gamers can be fickle. ...more

AP News - Sep 15, 2014 4:27 PM

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A bankruptcy court judge has approved a Sept. 24 auction for the closed $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.Judge Gloria Burns approved the auction date Monday after a $90 million cash bid from a Florida develope ...more

AP News - Sep 15, 2014 4:15 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say the all clear has been given after a report of a suspicious device prompted a partial terminal closure at the world's busiest airport.Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport spokesman Reese McCranie say ...more

AP News - Sep 15, 2014 4:15 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing mostly lower as investors wait for the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting that starts on Tuesday.The Standard & Poor's 500 index eased one point, or 0.07 percent, to close at 1,984 on Monday. The ...more

AP News - Sep 15, 2014 4:11 PM

KARNES CITY, Texas (AP) — In one classroom monitored by security cameras, third- and fourth-graders read in Spanish from a short story about mice.On an artificial turf soccer field in the courtyard, seventh-, eighth- and ninth-graders play a rau ...more