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Friends, neighbors ID Lower Moreland couple found mutilated by chainsaw in home

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 01:42

 Death of Lower Moreland couple ruled murder-suicideThere are still no answers in the gruesome deaths of a Montgomery County couple, who were killed by a chainsaw.


Entrance fees rising in some national parks

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 01:37

FILE- This Sept. 27, 2010 file photo shows hikers on the South Kaibab Trail in Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. Be prepared to pay a bit more if you’re going to visit some of the national parks and recreation areas this summer. After a six-year moratorium, the federal government has begun increasing the price of admission at some of its public lands and the fees charged for camping, boating, cave tours and other activities. The National Park Service says the money raised is just a fraction of the $11.5 billion needed to fix roads, trails and park buildings. (AP Photo/Carson Walker, file)WASHINGTON (AP) — Be prepared to pay a bit more if you're headed to some national parks and recreation areas this summer.


'Furious 7' film shows off sharp new Imax laser technology

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 01:33

This Tuesday, March 31, 2015 photo shows the Imax laser projector at the TCL Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. The Chinese Theatre, one of the largest Imax theaters in the world, is one of more than a dozen locations that Imax expects to outfit with laser projection this year. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deeper blacks, brighter whites, even bigger screens and better sound. When the high-speed action sequel "Furious 7" debuts this weekend, audiences at Hollywood's famous TCL Chinese Theatre will see every tire skid and fistfight in Imax's brand-new laser format.


AccuWeather: Sunny With a Cool Breeze

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 01:09

 Sunny With a Cool BreezeMeteorologist Karen Rogers tracks warmer temperatures for the first week of April.


Lufthansa CEO at crash site: 'Long, long time' to understand

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 01:07

 'Long, long time' to understandLufthansa's chief executive said Wednesday it will take "a long, long time" to understand what led to a deadly crash in the French Alps last week - but refused to say what the airline knew about the mental health of the co-pilot suspected of deliberately destroying the plane.


Engineers create boot-like device to make walking easier

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 01:03

This handout photo provided by Carnegie Mellon University, taken in March 2015, shows an exoskeleton boot on a person walking in a park in Pittsburgh. Engineers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an exoskeleton boot that makes it easier to walk, burning less calories. When engineers tested the invention they did so by having people wear a pair of the devices, not one. (AP Photo by Lisa Lau/Carnegie Mellon University) (AP Photo, Lisa Lau, Carnegie Mellon University Experimental Biomechatronics Lab)WASHINGTON (AP) — Engineers have come up with a motor-free device to make walking more efficient and easier — something scientists once thought couldn't be done.


Florida family caught stuffing kids into trunk

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 00:48

Florida family caught stuffing kids into trunkA Florida family is under investigation after being caught on camera stuffing kids into the trunk of a car.


2015 GMC Canyon grows larger and better

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 00:47

This undated photo provided by General Motors shows the 2015 GMC Canyon pickup truck. (AP Photo/GM)The GMC Canyon pickup truck is sizable, powerful, capable and attractively styled for 2015, but it's still smaller than a full-size, half-ton truck.


Fact sheet: 2015 GMC Canyon

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 00:45
2015 GMC Canyon 4WD SLE Crew Short Box

Arkansas governor urges changes to religious objection bill

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 00:43

Arkansas governor urges changes to religious objection billArkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday called for changes to a religious objection measure facing a backlash from businesses and gay rights groups, saying it wasn't intended to sanction discrimination based on sexual orientation.


Police believe Pittsgrove teen not in imminent danger

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 00:30

Police believe Pittsgrove teen not in imminent dangerNew Jersey State Police say they do not believe a Pittsgrove teenager who was reported missing Tuesday is in imminent danger.


Police: Pittsgrove teen not in imminent danger

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 00:27

Police believe Pittsgrove teen not in imminent dangerNew Jersey State Police say they do not believe a Pittsgrove teenager who was reported missing Tuesday is in imminent danger.


Toddler safe after laundromat kidnapping in Texas

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 00:26

Toddler safe after laundromat kidnapping in TexasA toddler is back in his parents' arms after he was kidnapped from a laundromat in Texas.


Indiana pizzeria under fire for saying it would deny same-sex service

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 00:24

Indiana pizzeria under fire for saying it would deny same-sex serviceThe owner of Memories Pizza in Walkerton, Ind., is facing heat after saying she would deny catering service for same-sex supporting events.


Police: Pittsgrove teen not in eminent danger

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 00:24

Police believe Pittsgrove teen not in imminent dangerNew Jersey State Police say they do not believe a Pittsgrove teenager who was reported missing Tuesday is in eminent danger.


Ohio man gets 110 years for 4 rapes found through DNA tests

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 00:23
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man convicted of rape and kidnapping for assaults on four women in the 1990s has been sentenced to 110 years to life in prison after tests matched his DNA to evidence in a backlog of untested rape kits.

Woman punched, pepper sprayed during Hunting Park robbery

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 00:15

Woman punched, pepper sprayed during Hunting Park robberyPhiladelphia police are looking for a suspect who punched a woman in the face during a purse snatching in the city's Hunting Park section.


A look at microbrewery laws being considered nationwide

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 00:07
Lawmakers around the country have been taking up various bills that cater to the growing microbrewery industry. Here are some of the efforts:

Adoptee from South Korea faces deportation from US

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 00:04

Korean adoptee Adam Crapser, left, poses with daughters, Christal, 1, Christina, 5, and his wife, Anh Nguyen, in the family's living room in Vancouver, Wash. on March 19, 2015. Crapser, whose adoptive parents neglected to make him a U.S. citizen, will face an immigration judge and could be separated from his family and deported to South Korea, a country he does not know. (AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than three decades ago, a 3-year-old South Korean boy and his sister flew to the U.S. to become the adopted children of American citizens, but their life together didn't last long.


Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions program

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 23:56

 financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyber espionage. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized a new U.S. government approach to deterring cyberattacks: financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyberespionage.