I will admit to a sort of morbid fascination with NBC's current live-musical craze. "The Sound of Music," last December, was mesmerizing in its sometimes-great (Audra McDonald) and sometimes-terrible (you know whose acting I'm talking about) earnestness, and now we have "Peter Pan Live!," complete w
Federal investigators looking for fraud in the nation's capital are scrutinizing a program meant to give local contractors a share of major construction projects, people familiar with the probe have told The Associated Press.
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Wednesday proposed new safety standards to protect passengers on large buses in rollover crashes. NHTSA, part of the Transportation Department, said the proposal aims to improve the structural design of large buses to ensure that the space around passengers remains sufficiently intact and the emergency exits work in a rollover crash.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials are turning up the heat on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statue of Liberty impersonators — Times Square costumed characters who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for an immediate halt to hostilities around the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine to allow unimpeded access for international investigators.