LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater.
By Ernest Scheyder ENDERLIN, N.D. (Reuters) - After her shift at the TraXside Cafe in the southeast North Dakota hamlet of Enderlin, all Karla Souer wants to do is go home. Partly thanks to North Dakota's energy boom, twenty-eight of the railroad's trains now traverse the city every day. Desperate for a solution, Enderlin's city councilors last month banned train breaks longer than 10 minutes. Canadian Pacific contends the order violates interstate commerce laws.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch's decision to announce the Ferguson grand jury decision in the evening drew complaints Tuesday from many who wondered whether that helped fan the flames of unrest and violence leading to destruction in the St. Louis suburb.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A man suspected of abducting and killing a Colorado single mother who led a double life as a paid escort served time in prison for two kidnapping cases involving his former wife.
Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which roads are clogged, what gate your flight leaves from and whether trains are running on time.
By Jonathan Kaminsky NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A national museum commemorating the American experience of World War Two will open a new exhibit next month aimed at bringing the sounds and sensations of the conflict to new generations. With a particular focus on reaching young people, the mission of the New Orleans-based National World War II Museum is to illustrate the purpose, execution and enduring meaning of the global war that ended in 1945. The "Road to Berlin" exhibit, set to open on Dec. 13, is the first of two exhibits planned in the sprawling complex's "Campaigns of Courage" pavilion. ...