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Police: Arguments leads to shooting in Feltonville, 4 hit

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 22:07

 Arguments leads to shooting in Feltonville, 4 hitPolice say an argument led to a shooting that wounded four people in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia.


Honduran teens, mom navigate life after US reunion

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 22:07

In this July 24, 2014 photo, Nicole Valerio Zelaya, center, 12, sits with her mother Denia Zelaya, right, and her sister Anita Medina Zelaya, 16, at their mother's home in Miami. The family, originally from Honduras, has been reunited in Miami, having arrived separately. As thousands of Central American children have come across the Southwest border these past months, this family found each other again. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)MIAMI (AP) — Denia Zelaya arrived early at the Miami International Airport. She had last seen her eldest daughter nearly 10 years earlier, when she'd kissed a sleeping Anita and then slipped out of her family's house.


AP PHOTOS: Lunar show illuminates world's skies

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 21:35

A girl plays with a dog as a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises in Madrid, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a perigee moon, occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)People around the world this weekend looked up at the sky to view a lunar phenomenon: the supermoon.


Family files lawsuit after police use Taser on 8-year-old girl

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 21:32

Family files lawsuit after police use Taser on 8-year-old girlThe babysitter had called police because the girl had knife. Police then fired Taser darts into the 8-year-old girl's chest, forcing her to drop the weapon


Rescue launched for boat caught in Hurricane Julio

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 21:15
HONOLULU (AP) — A container ship has reached a sailboat stranded in waters roiled by Hurricane Julio off the Hawaii coast.

Judge extends moratorium of Ohio executions as debate over new 2-drug combination continues

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 21:13
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Judge extends moratorium of Ohio executions as debate over new 2-drug combination continues.

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan struggling after crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 21:00

FILE - In this April 9, 2014 file photo, actor Tracy Morgan attends the FX Networks Upfront premiere screening of "Fargo" at the SVA Theater in New York. Morgan is struggling more than two months after he was injured in a motor vehicle crash that left a fellow comedian dead, his lawyer said Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Tracy Morgan is struggling more than two months after he was injured in a motor vehicle crash that left a fellow comedian dead.


California debates 'yes means yes' sex assault law

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 20:59

New students at San Diego State University watch a video on sexual consentSAN DIEGO (AP) — College students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means no.


NYC doesn't track sightseeing bus accidents

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 20:52

FILE- In this Aug. 5, 2014 file photo, woman, her arm bandaged and in a sling, leaves after being treated at the scene of a traffic accident apparently involving two double-decker tour buses in New York's Times Square. Although sightseeing buses are proliferating all over New York City, no single agency is charged with making sure their drivers and equipment are safe. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Companies that run New York City's growing armada of double-decker sightseeing buses, like the ones involved in last week's Times Square crash, have no legal obligation to report accidents to the city agency that licenses them.


24 rescued from stuck Maryland roller coaster

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 20:26

This image provided by Prince George's County Fire Dept. shows firefighters reaching riders stranded on a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro, Md., Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Prince George's County Fire Dept., Marc Bashoor)UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — It took five hours to rescue 24 people stranded on a roller coaster in Maryland.


Barneys to pay $525K in NY shopper-profiling probe

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 20:24
NEW YORK (AP) — The upscale retailer Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship New York City department store.

Pedestrian struck and killed in Vineland

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 20:11

Pedestrian struck and killed in VinelandPolice say the investigation is being complicated by the fact that witnesses have given differing descriptions of the striking vehicle.


Police: 2 slain, 5 hurt in New Orleans shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 20:02
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police were investigating a drive-by shooting Monday that killed a man and an 18-year-old woman and wounded five other people, three of them children.

Cars collide, one overturns on Roosevelt Boulevard

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 18:50

Cars collide, one overturns on Roosevelt BoulevardTwo cars collided along the Roosevelt Boulevard, and the impact left one of the vehicles upside down.


Funeral today after husband charged with wife's murder in Pennypack Park

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 18:32

Funeral today after husband charged with wife's murder in Pennypack ParkFuneral services will be held today for 46-year-old Connie Murray, one day after her husband was charged with her murder.


Probe: No sign of criminal intent in Stewart crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 18:20

ADDS MANDATORY CREDIT - This July 5, 2014 photo provided by Empire Super Sprints, Inc., shows sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr., in the vicotry lane with his car at the Fulton Speedway in Fulton, N.Y. Ward was killed Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park in Central Square, N.Y., when the car being driven by Tony Stewart struck the 20-year-old who had climbed from his crashed car and was on the darkened dirt track trying to confront Stewart following a bump with Stewart one lap earlier. (AP Photo/Empire Super Sprints, Inc.)CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) — The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track.


Probe: No sign of criminal intent in Stewart crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 18:20

ADDS MANDATORY CREDIT - This July 5, 2014 photo provided by Empire Super Sprints, Inc., shows sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr., in the vicotry lane with his car at the Fulton Speedway in Fulton, N.Y. Ward was killed Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park in Central Square, N.Y., when the car being driven by Tony Stewart struck the 20-year-old who had climbed from his crashed car and was on the darkened dirt track trying to confront Stewart following a bump with Stewart one lap earlier. (AP Photo/Empire Super Sprints, Inc.)CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) — The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track.


Police: Husband confesses to wife's murder in Pennypack Park

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 18:03

Funeral today after husband charged with wife's murder in Pennypack ParkFuneral services will be held today for 46-year-old Connie Murray, one day after her husband was charged with her murder.


What's scary about Ebola, reasons not to fear it

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 17:18

In this Aug. 7, 2014, photo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Tom Frieden testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ebola is a "painful, dreadful, merciless virus," the United States' top disease fighter says. The outbreak in West Africa has been declared an international health emergency, already killing more than 900 people and spreading. That's scary, and it's serious. But it needs context. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States' top disease detective calls Ebola a "painful, dreadful, merciless virus."


Alaska GOP candidates clash on immigration

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 15:56

Alaska Republican U.S. Senate candidatesANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Thousands of miles from the U.S-Mexico border, three Republicans vying for their party's nomination for U.S. Senate in Alaska clashed on immigration Sunday night in a televised debate ahead of the Aug. 19 primary.