EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey State Police blocking gates outside of a major hip-hop concert at MetLife Stadium had bottles thrown at them by angry people in the crowd who were trying to get inside — some without tickets — and they later used tear gas to try to disperse them, according to […]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Civil War Trust has surpassed its $40 million goal in a campaign to protect 64 battlefields in 16 states, raising $52 million over four years. The national nonprofit group announced Saturday at its annual conference that its effort to save battlefields during the war’s just-concluded 150th anniversary was a success. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tucked into the surveillance bill that became law was a little-noticed section that will let the United States complete ratification of two long-stalled treaties aimed at stopping a frightening scenario: terrorists wielding radioactive bombs. “Today, nearly 2,000 metric tons of weapons-usable nuclear materials remain spread across hundreds of sites around the globe […]
The Peachoid has been a startling roadside attraction along I-85 between Charlotte, N.C., and Atlanta. But after the tower starred in a 2013 episode of the Netflix series “House of Cards,” its fame spread.
U.S. soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo, a former Washington Huskies standout who plays for Seattle Reign FC, was combative and insulted Kirkland police during her arrest on suspicion of domestic violence last year, according to an ESPN report.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s ruling party has lost seats in congress but may gain a majority from its coalition with the small but growing Green Party that was everywhere during the campaign, according to official voting trends released late Sunday by the electoral institute. Voters also elected Mexico’s first independent governor after a reform […]
POMONA, Calif. (AP) — The robots drove, walked through rubble, climbed stairs, turned valves and sometimes fell, amid cheers and groans from a crowd of thousands at the Fairplex in Pomona, California. After three years of research, development and an obstacle course of competition, a South Korean team on Saturday won the three-year and $3.5-million […]
A 29-year-old athlete from Florida set out on Sunday from a port east of Tokyo headed for San Francisco in her 23-foot -long vessel, hoping to finish the 6,000-mile journey by late September and become the first woman to row solo across the Pacific.
Some large shareholders had called for Jain and Fitschen to step down because of a series of large legal penalties imposed on the bank for past wrongdoing, as well as inconsistent profit and questions about the bank’s strategy.