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Rick and Cecily recap the 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:37

Rick and Cecily recap the 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day ParadeIt was another successful 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade on the Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on Thursday.


Crowd wowed by the 95th 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:36

Crowd wowed by the 95th 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day ParadeThe 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade has been entertaining the area for 95 years and Thursday was no different.


10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:22

AP10ThingsToSee - An Afghan laborer pauses as he works at a charcoal shop on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. In the winter, prices of wood and charcoal rise among all other necessities for Afghans. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.


U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg released from hospital

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:00

File of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg attends the lunch session of The Women's Conference in Long BeachWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the oldest member of the nine-justice court, was released from a Washington hospital on Thursday after undergoing a heart procedure, a court statement said. Ginsburg, 81, had a stent placed in her right coronary artery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Wednesday to improve blood flow after she reported discomfort following routine exercise. "Justice Ginsburg was released from the hospital this morning," court spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg said in a statement. ...


When do local stores open for Black Friday?

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 00:10

When do local stores open for Black Friday?Check out when local stores and malls open for Black Friday.


Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 00:10

A protester is arrested outside of the St. Louis city hall Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in St. Louis. Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more state militia into Ferguson on Tuesday, after a night of protests and rioting over a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a case that has inflamed racial tensions in the U.S. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all.


Police return to Hernandez home seeking sneakers

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 00:07

Police return to Hernandez home seeking sneakersAuthorities have returned to the home of ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez seeking sneakers they believe were worn on the night of a 2013 killing he's charged in.


Doctors deliver baby after pregnant woman killed

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 23:33

Doctors deliver baby after pregnant woman killedAuthorities in Pittsburgh say an elderly driver struck and killed pregnant woman, whose baby was later delivered by cesarean section.


EU piling pressure on Google to change ways

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 23:14

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker arrives to deliver his statement on growth, jobs and investment package for Europe, Wednesday Nov 26, 2014 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. (AP Photo/Christian Lutz)BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules.


PHOTOS: 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 23:07

 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day ParadeSee the sights from the 2014 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade!


Obama's action fuels worry about immigration scams

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 22:46
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Advocacy groups barely waited for President Barack Obama to finish speaking about sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system to start warning about scams.

Driver crashes into water treatment plant in Pottstown

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 20:17

Driver crashes into water treatment plant in PottstownPolice say a driver lost control and crashed into a water treatment plant in Pottstown, Pennsylvania early Thursday morning.


Ridesharing firm Uber suspends operations in Nevada

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 20:07

Transportation app Uber driver Shuki Zanna waits for rides in his limousine in Beverly Hills(Reuters) - Ridesharing company Uber suspended its operations in the U.S. state of Nevada late on Wednesday in a setback that it said would cost nearly 1,000 jobs. Companies such as Uber allow passengers to summon cars using apps on their smartphones, rather than calling a taxi company, and have gained popularity in dozens of U.S. cities over the past few years. ...


Ducis in Dallas: Eagles fans spend Thanksgiving in Texas

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 19:28

 Eagles fans spend Thanksgiving in TexasThanksgiving turkey is just the appetizer for Philadelphia Eagles fans.


4 suspects sought in Roxborough home invasion

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 18:20

4 suspects sought in Roxborough home invasionPhiladelphia police are searching for the suspects in a home invasion robbery in the Roxborough section.


Suspects sought in Lindenwold credit card fraud

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 18:17

Suspects sought in Lindenwold credit card fraudPolice in New Jersey are hoping you can help them find the people behind two cases of credit card fraud.


2 alarm fire at farmhouse in Mill Creek, Delaware

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 18:08

2 alarm fire at farmhouse in Mill Creek, DelawareFire crews battled a two alarm fire at a farmhouse in Mill Creek, Delaware.


Liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversary

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 17:33

In this Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, photo, Alyssa Riggan, who was the first in the United States to successfully receive a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, poses with her husband, Benjamin, in their home in Severn, Md. As Riggan marks the 25th anniversary of her successful surgery on Thursday, she says its success has enabled her to live a normal life almost completely untouched by what was an often-fatal disorder. Riggan was 21 months old when her mother, Teri Smith, donated more than a third of her liver to save her daughter from a disorder called biliary atresia. (AP Photo/ Brian Witte)SEVERN, Md. (AP) — Alyssa Riggan hasn't dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants.


Cosby testimony describes accuser's spiked story

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 17:31

 African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, " at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, in Washington. Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave a tabloid an exclusive about sex-assault allegations made by a Canadian woman against him so it would spike a second accuser's story. The Associated Press on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, obtained excerpts from Cosby's 2005 deposition from federal court files unsealed in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser's story.


Ferguson fallout: Scores arrested in Calif. unrest

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 17:09

Los Angeles police officers stop traffic on the U.S. 101 near downtown Los Angeles after a small group of protesters, who sat down in a bus lane alongside the freeway, were arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. ince a grand jury's decision was announced Monday night, Nov. 24, not to indict a white Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, protesters in cities throughout the country have rallied behind the refrain "hands up, don't shoot," and drawn attention to other police killings. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says a total of nine people were arrested at the midmorning protest. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of protesters in Los Angeles and Oakland were arrested late Wednesday during a third night of demonstrations linked to the shooting protest in Ferguson, Missouri.