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Firefighters battle Overbrook house fire

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 22 min ago

Firefighters battle Overbrook house firePhiladelphia firefighters battled an early morning house fire in Overbrook.


Troubleshooters: Local Company Owner Accused of Theft

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 25 min ago

 Local Company Owner Accused of TheftThe owner of a local home improvement company is in hot water, accused of criminal fraud and theft.


Troubleshooters: Local Company Owner Accused of Theft

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 25 min ago

 Local Company Owner Accused of TheftThe owner of a local home improvement company is in hot water, accused of criminal fraud and theft.


Exclusive: Zika virus discourages many Americans from Latin America travel

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 32 min ago

A woman looks on next to a banner as soldiers and municipal health workers take part in cleaning of the streets, gardens and homes as part of the city's efforts to prevent the spread of the Zika virus vectorThe rapidly spreading Zika virus is discouraging many Americans from traveling to Latin America and the Caribbean, with 41 percent of those aware of the disease saying they are less likely to take such a trip, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows. Airlines and cruise ship operators have yet to report drops in bookings because of Zika, and analysts have downplayed the impact that newly sedentary parents-to-be could have on their revenue. "I am actively trying to get pregnant with my husband, so I am a little bit concerned," said Erica, a respondent who said she was bitten by a mosquito during a January trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands, where Zika has been reported.


AccuWeather: Sunday's Milder

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 38 min ago

 Sunday's MilderMeteorologist Chris Sowers says the weekend finishes mild, but snow could be on the way for some.


Pieces of collapsed crane hauled away after TriBeCa collapse

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 49 min ago

Pieces of collapsed crane hauled away after TriBeCa collapseIn order for the crane to be hauled away, it had to be cut up into dozens of pieces, but it had to be done so without compromising its integrity, so investigators can examine it for clues.


Over $1M raised for Bay Area charities at celebrity party

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 54 min ago

Over $1M raised for Bay Area charities at celebrity partySuper Bowl eve wasn't all about bling and being seen, an event called the "Big Game Big Give" party, invited the rich and famous to raise money for important Bay Area causes.


Super Bowl's Broncos, Panthers excel at defense differently

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 10 min ago

Super Bowl's Broncos, Panthers excel at defense differentlySometime late last season or early this season - depends on whom you ask - Josh Norman and the Carolina Panthers' other defensive backs were heading toward a drill as part of their weekly "Turnover Circuit," when assistant coach Eric Washington yelled out a spur-of-the-moment greeting.


Man, 22, critical in Olney shooting

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 24 min ago

Man, 22, critical in Olney shootingA young man was critically injured during an early morning shooting on a Philadelphia street.


Celebrities play flag football in Santa Clara for charity

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 51 min ago

Celebrities play flag football in Santa Clara for charityThe day before the Super Bowl, in Santa Clara there were celebrities and former NFL players who played flag football for charity.


Eddie DeBartolo gets elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 39 sec ago

Eddie DeBartolo gets elected to Pro Football Hall of FameFormer 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo, Jr. has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a contributor.


AccuWeather: Milder Sunday

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 7 min ago

 Sunday's MilderMeteorologist Melissa Magee says temperatures stay above average through the weekend.


Anti-Police Terror Project marched through SFO

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 12 min ago

Anti-Police Terror Project marched through SFOTo get their message heard, the group the Anti-Police Terror Project marched through San Francisco International Airport.


San Francisco police chase ends with crash thought to kill 3

Yahoo! National News - 8 hours 17 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A police chase in San Francisco on Saturday night ended with a fiery crash that is believed to have killed three people, KPIX-TV reported.

Demolition of famous LA bridge ahead of schedule

Yahoo! National News - 9 hours 13 min ago

In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, photo The 6th Street Bridge that spans the Los Angeles River is seen in Los Angeles, before it is closed permanently for demolition. The landmark bridge, dating to the 1930's, is being replaced due to deterioration caused by a chemical reaction in the concrete. The $449 million project to build a replacement bridge, designed by architect Michael Maltzan, is expected to be completed by 2019 at the earliest. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demolition of a portion of a downtown Los Angeles bridge is ahead of schedule, and officials say they could reopen a portion of the U.S. 101 Freeway early.


Debate Takeaways: Rubio shaken, Trump not stirred

Yahoo! National News - 10 hours 17 min ago

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump flashes a double thumbs up after a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — There have been no higher stakes on a Republican debate stage in the 2016 campaign for president than there were Saturday night.


Brett Favre, Ken Stabler, Marvin Harrison among Hall's 2016 class

Yahoo! National News - 10 hours 25 min ago
Quarterbacks Brett Favre and Ken Stabler and receiver Marvin Harrison headline the Pro Football Hall of Fame's eight-member class of 2016. They will be formally inducted in Canton on Aug. 6.

Mom says store denied use of dressing room for breastfeeding

Yahoo! National News - 10 hours 48 min ago
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Barney's New York has responded to a complaint from a mother who says she was not allowed to breastfeed her daughter in the store dressing room.

Colorado considering child-care rules following 43 deaths

Yahoo! National News - 11 hours 9 min ago
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Department of Human Services is considering a requirement that social workers examine prior contacts with a child to determine if further investigation is necessary after the deaths of 43 children in Colorado's welfare program.

Bernie Sanders makes 'SNL' appearance with Larry David

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 13:59

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign stop at the Franklin Pierce University Fieldhouse, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Rindge, N.H. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a cameo appearance on "Saturday Night Live" three days before the New Hampshire primary, appearing in a skit with host Larry David, the comic who has done a dead-on impersonation of him.