AP - ap.online.headlines.us http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.us News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:27:05 -0500 Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:25:15 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/24/US--Marijuana-Holiday.Shopping/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Marijuana-Holiday.Shopping c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-65f9 DENVER (AP) — That's not mistletoe. Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:12:45 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/23/US--Obit-Marion.Barry-ABRIDGED/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Obit-Marion.Barry-ABRIDGED c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-6942 WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments. Buffalo residents ready for possible evacuations Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:14:08 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/24/US--Wintry.Weather/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Wintry.Weather c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-65c9 BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Families rushed to pack up their valuables and schools closed in advance — not of snow but possible flooding. California bus crash kills 1, injures dozens Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:22:11 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/24/US--Tour.Bus.Crashes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Tour.Bus.Crashes c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-65c8 REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus drifted off a northern California interstate and crashed onto its roof, killing a 33-year-old man, leaving six others with critical or serious injuries, and sending two dozen people to hospitals with mainly minor wounds, authorities said. Some 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:23:30 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/24/US-Horse-Deaths-Fire/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Horse-Deaths-Fire c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-6638 CHICAGO (AP) — More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said. Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:22:02 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/24/US--Ferguson/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Ferguson c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-65cb FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown. GOP hopefuls avoid specifics in response to Obama Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:31:02 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/24/US-Immigration-2016/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Immigration-2016 c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-65a1 WASHINGTON (AP) — The rhetoric is barbed, but Republican presidential hopefuls generally fell in line behind the voices of restraint in the wake of President Barack Obama's order blocking deportation for millions of immigrants in the country unlawfully. Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:39:57 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/24/US-Obama-Medal-of-Freedom/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Obama-Medal-of-Freedom c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-658e WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. Fort Sam Houston lockdown lifted; 1 in custody Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:54:49 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/24/US--Fort.Sam.Houston-Lockdown/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Fort.Sam.Houston-Lockdown c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-6654 SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Officials at Fort Sam Houston say they've taken into custody the driver of a suspicious vehicle that sparked a lockdown at the San Antonio Army base. US judge to sentence reputed drug-lord lieutenant Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:52:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/24/US--Drug.War-Chicago/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Drug.War-Chicago c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-660c CHICAGO (AP) — A reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and cities. Questions, answers about Detroit's bankruptcy Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:07:49 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/24/US--Detroit.Bankruptcy-Q_A/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Detroit.Bankruptcy-Q_A c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-660b DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Nov. 7 signed off on Detroit's plan to emerge from bankruptcy, but he didn't specify when that would happen. A specific date is expected to be discussed during a court hearing Monday. Church members each get $500 to do good for world Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:11:40 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/24/US--The.Gift.of.Giving-ABRIDGED/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--The.Gift.of.Giving-ABRIDGED c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-65f8 CHICAGO (AP) — On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone. Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:18:54 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/23/US--Ferguson/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Ferguson c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-6bde FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge. Evacuation plans readied as Buffalo flooding looms Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:41:54 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/23/US--Wintry.Weather/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Wintry.Weather c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-6b46 BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — First came the big storm, then the big dig. Now comes the big melt. 1 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:08:13 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/24/US--Tour.Bus.Crashes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Tour.Bus.Crashes c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-6771 REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus ran off a Northern California freeway and overturned Sunday morning, killing one person and injuring 30 — six of them seriously, authorities said. Church members each get $500 to do good for world Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:04:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/23/US-The-Gift-of-Giving-ABRIDGED/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-The-Gift-of-Giving-ABRIDGED c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-6aac CHICAGO (AP) — On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone. AP Exclusive: Letter that inspired Kerouac found Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:02:26 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/23/US-The-Lost-Kerouac-Letter/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-The-Lost-Kerouac-Letter c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-6b08 LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's been called the letter that launched a literary genre — 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend Jack Kerouac in 1950. Boy with fake gun dies after shot by Ohio officer Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:18:05 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/23/US-Cleveland-Police-Shoot-Boy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Cleveland-Police-Shoot-Boy c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-6a87 CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy shot by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a "probably fake" gun at a playground. New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college policy Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:17:34 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/23/US-College-Sex-Yes-Mean-Yes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-College-Sex-Yes-Mean-Yes c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-6af5 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. She seems to be throwing all the right signals. Marijuana advocates hope Maine goes legal next Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:06:50 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/11/23/US--Rethinking.Pot-Northeast/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Rethinking.Pot-Northeast c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-6ac8 SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Marijuana advocates want to finally take their legalization drive — thus far the province of western states — to the Northeast, and they say the first state to do it here might be Maine.