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Classes aim to hook US blacks on African foods

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 00:27

A student looks on as instructor Mandy Willig prepares food during "A Taste of African Heritage" class in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Aimed mainly at blacks but open to anyone, the classes are being held nationwide to encourage people to adopt traditional African cooking methods that include lots of fresh plant-based dishes. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Rickey Dorsey knows he doesn't have the best diet, and his plump belly proves it.


Cops: Dealership owner beaten in bad car deal dies

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 00:15
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police say a Rhode Island dealership owner who was struck with a two-by-four in a fight over a junk-car deal that went wrong has died.

Hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 23:59

A hospital worker views police activity near the scene of a shooting at a wellness center attached to Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa., on Thursday, July 24, 2014. A doctor grazed by gunfire from a patient who had entered his office in a suburban hospital's psychiatric unit stopped him by returning fire with his own gun and injuring him, authorities said. (AP Photo)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex before the doctor returned fire has been charged with murder.


State Police ID 2 women killed in Garden State Parkway crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 23:22

State Police ID 2 women killed in Garden State Parkway crashState police say a woman and her mother were killed in a Garden State Parkway crash that also injured four children and two other adults.


Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 23:20

EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT - Salt Lake City attorney Jesse Trentadue holds a photograph of his holds a photograph of his dead brother showing his bruises and injuries during an interview Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Trentadue's quest to explain his brother’s mysterious jail cell death has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. Trentadue's Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the federal government goes to trial Monday, July 28, 2014, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.


American doctor in Africa gets treatment for Ebola

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 22:46
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — A spokeswoman for an aid organization says an American doctor is receiving intensive medical treatment in Africa after he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus.

Cops: 'Spider-Man' slugged officer in Times Square

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 22:26

 'Spider-Man' slugged officer in Times SquareA man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square.


Person jumps from burning Northeast Philadelphia home

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 22:10

Person jumps from burning Northeast Philadelphia homeAt least one person jumped from a burning home in Northeast Philadelphia Sunday morning.


Child killed, woman injured in Delaware County shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 22:04

 Man fatally shoots son, wounds girlfriendA 5-year-old boy is dead after a shooting in Delaware County that also left a woman and the suspected gunman in critical condition.


Man, 21, charged in death of bicyclist

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 22:02

Man, 21, charged in death of bicyclistDelaware police have charged a 21-year-old Newark man with Vehicular Homicide and related charges in connection with the death of a bicyclist Saturday night.


UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 21:34

In this July 17, 2014 photo, an original mouthpiece for a 19th-century saxophone built by Adolphe Sax, second from top left, sits among 3D copies on at the University of Connecticut's Depot campus in Mansfiled, Conn. UConn researchers are using CT scans and 3D printing to help study and restore antique musical instruments. (AP Photo/ Pat Eaton-Robb)STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments.


Child killed in Delaware County double shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 21:23

 Man fatally shoots son, wounds girlfriendA 5-year-old boy is dead after a shooting in Delaware County that also left a woman and the suspected gunman in critical condition.


Child injured after Delaware County double shooting, chase

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 20:29

 Man fatally shoots son, wounds girlfriendA woman and child are hospitalized and the suspected gunman is dead after a double shooting and police chase in Delaware County.


American doctor in Africa tests positive for Ebola

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 20:11

American doctor in Africa tests positive for EbolaAn American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus, an aid organization said Saturday.


State Police: 2 killed, 3 injured in Garden State Parkway crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 19:40

State Police ID 2 women killed in Garden State Parkway crashState Police say two women were killed and two children were injured when their car and a pickup truck collided on the Garden State Parkway in southern New Jersey.


Firefighters injured battling Mantua blaze

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 19:35

Firefighters injured battling Mantua blazeTwo Philadelphia firefighters were injured battling a fire in Mantua.


Hamas agrees to 24-hour holiday truce in Gaza war

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 19:27

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledgesHamas says it has agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war ahead of a major Muslim holiday.


Traffic Alert: Bike ride closes Ben Franklin Bridge

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 18:37

 Bike ride closes Ben Franklin BridgeThe Ben Franklin Bridge is shut down for an annual charity bike ride.


Fire teams battle 2 fast-moving California blazes

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 16:33
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) — Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.

Fires near vineyards, Yosemite park threaten homes

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:27
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California wildfire more than tripled in size Saturday, threatening vineyards and hundreds of homes, while a new blaze prompted evacuation of a community in Yosemite National Park.