Some Venezuelans took time off for Carnival last week despite continued nationwide anti-government protests that have claimed 21 lives since they started Feb. 12, while the government marked the one-year anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death. Salvadorans ...more
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Four-time champion Jeff King took a razor-thin lead in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Sunday, trading places with his closest rival by departing a checkpoint one minute earlier on Alaska's wind-scoured western coast.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Americans are boarding public buses, trains and subways in greater numbers than any time since the suburbs began booming.Nearly 10.7 billion trips in 2013, to be precise — the highest total since 1956.The new numbers co ...more
CHICAGO (AP) — A former handyman serving life in prison for the 1993 murder of seven people at a suburban Chicago restaurant has been awarded nearly a half-million dollars in a civil lawsuit in which he alleged a jail guard punched him in the face. ...more
KELLER, Texas (AP) — The brothers of a North Texas man who was aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing over the South China Sea said Sunday their family is leaning on faith and holding out hope for good news about the man they last saw ab ...more
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew he probably didn't have enough fuel to finish. Being in Vegas, he decided to gamble anyway.And when Earnhardt's tank went bust on the final lap, Brad Keselowski was right there to clean up.Keselows ...more
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — New air testing in the nation's only underground nuclear repository showed no detectable radioactive contamination from a leak last month, the U.S. Department of Energy said Sunday.Officials at the Waste Isolation Pilot Pla ...more
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