Listen Live Follow Us On:
For Email Marketing you can trust

 

Yahoo! National News

NFL suspends Vikings' Peterson over 'abusive discipline' of son

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 23:27

 Philadelphia Eagles at Minnesota VikingsBy Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season by the NFL on Tuesday for committing an "incident of abusive discipline" on his 4-year-old son. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in announcing the suspension that Peterson had shown no meaningful remorse over the incident. ...


Historic black Florida town slated for luxury shopping development

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 23:13
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - The oldest black town in America, Eatonville in central Florida, where a quarter of the residents live below the poverty line, is set to vote Tuesday night on a plan to transform the community into a luxury shopping destination for the ultra-rich. Customers of the $200 million project called the World Transportation Exchange, where luxury cars, helicopters, yachts and corporate jets would be on display, could drop more money in a day than the town's entire population earns in a year. ...

AP Exclusive: Charles Manson plans prison wedding

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 23:04

This Oct. 8, 2014 photo provided by the California Department of Corrections shows 80-year-old serial killer Charles Manson. A marriage license has been issued for Manson to wed 26-year-old Afton Elaine Burton, who left her Midwestern home nine years ago and moved to Corcoran, California to be near him. Burton, who goes by the name "Star," told the AP that she and Manson will be married next month. (AP Photos/California Department of Corrections)CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — Mass murderer Charles Manson plans to marry a 26-year-old woman who left her Midwestern home and spent the past nine years trying to help exonerate him.


Police shoot, wound man at New Jersey home

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 22:29

Police shoot, wound man at New Jersey homeA man armed with a knife was shot and wounded by police at a northwestern New Jersey home.


Obama stakes final 2 years on climate change

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 22:18

President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One as he arrives from Brisbane, Australia, by way of Hawaii, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — With limited time still in power, President Barack Obama is staking his final two years on climate change, pushing the issue to the front of his agenda as he seeks to leave an imprint on the world that will endure after he's gone.


Yale doctor speaks on sex misconduct allegations

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 22:13
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Yale School of Medicine doctor who was removed as director of the cardiovascular research center over accusations of sexual misconduct says he takes responsibility for his actions.

Brain-dead girl to remain on life support, for now

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 22:08
NEW YORK (AP) — A brain-dead 2-year-old New York City girl will remain on life support while her parents argue whether her organs should be donated.

National Guard prepares for more Ferguson unrest

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:49

A high school graduation photo of Michael Brown rests on top of a snow-covered memorial Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, more than three months after the black teen was shot and killed nearby by a white policeman in Ferguson, Mo. The shooting sparked weeks of violent protests and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declaring a state of emergency today as a grand jury deliberates on whether to charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As a grand jury weighs possible criminal charges against the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, Missouri's governor has again activated the National Guard in an effort to avoid more unrest in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.


Casket competitors settle lawsuit for $17M, fees

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:46
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A casket manufacturer has agreed to pay a Pittsburgh-based competitor $17 million to settle claims it stole customers and employees and interfered with business operations.

Transit official: 'Stupidity' caused drill issue

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:42
NEW YORK (AP) — A transit official says the "stupidity" of contracted workers led to a giant drill bit piercing the ceiling of a New York City subway tunnel in October.

Bill Cosby hunkers down as scandal rages

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:40

 Bill Cosby won't address allegationsAfter Bill Cosby settled a civil lawsuit in 2006 alleging that he'd repeatedly sexually assaulted a woman, his image as America's dad may have been temporarily tarnished, but was far from destroyed.


Lawyer: Bill Cosby won't address allegations

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:40

 Bill Cosby won't address allegationsBill Cosby will not dignify "decade-old, discredited" claims of sexual abuse with a response, his attorney said Sunday, the first reaction from the comedian to an increasing uproar over allegations that he sexually assaulted several women in the past.


Small plane crashes into Chicago home

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:40
By Karen Brooks (Reuters) - A small cargo plane crashed into a home in Chicago early Tuesday, moments after the pilot had reported engine problems, authorities said. The occupants of the home escaped uninjured after the crash at 2:42 a.m. CST but Chicago police said they did not have information about potential injuries sustained by the pilot, who authorities said was the only occupant of the plane. ...

Malnourished dog now healthy, ready for adoption

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:38

Malnourished dog now healthy, ready for adoptionA dog found malnourished in the back yard of a home in Chester, Pa. is now available for adoption.


3 Americans among those killed in Jerusalem attack

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:30

3 Americans among those killed in Jerusalem attackIsraeli police have identified the people killed in a Jerusalem synagogue attack as three American citizens and a Briton.


Social worker stabbed 21 times in Camden office building on life support

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 20:59

Social worker stabbed 21 times in Camden office building on life supportA New Jersey social worker is on life support after being stabbed repeatedly inside a state office building.


Ferguson, Missouri corrections officer accused of sex with inmate, rape

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 20:44
(Reuters) - A corrections officer with the embattled city of Ferguson, Missouri, faces felony charges of having sex with an inmate and allowing her escape, and a civil lawsuit that alleges rape, court records show. Corrections officer Jaris Hayden's attorney, Scott Rosenblum, could not be immediately reached for comment. USA Today cited Rosenblum as saying Hayden planned to plead not guilty at his arraignment. The news comes as residents of Ferguson, which has seen weeks of sometimes violent protests following the Aug. ...

News Guide: Texas' latest history textbook tussle

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 20:31
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Board of Education is poised to vote Tuesday on more than 100 proposed social studies, history, geography and government textbooks that publishers have submitted for approval for use in classrooms statewide. Texas is such a large textbook market that it sometimes affects books used elsewhere. A look at the latest book battle:

Teen performs CPR to save baby at Missouri store

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 20:15
HIGH RIDGE, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis high school student is being credited with saving a baby's life.

National Children's Museum to return to DC

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 20:02
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Children's Museum is planning to return to the District of Columbia next year, just two years after moving to Prince George's County in Maryland.