AP - ap.online.headlines.us http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.us News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:05:10 -0400 Police: 911 botches call about child locked in car Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:55:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US--Dispatcher-Child.Locked.in.Car/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Dispatcher-Child.Locked.in.Car c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:341e TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said. Journalist killing highlights role of freelancers Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:35:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US-Conflict-Zones-Freelancers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Conflict-Zones-Freelancers c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:331a WASHINGTON (AP) — Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all had one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist." APNewsBreak: Jindal sues feds over Common Core Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:28:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US--Common.Core-Jindal/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Common.Core-Jindal c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:3328 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards. California beach town sees flooding from hurricane Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:25:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US-Southern-California-Storm-Surf/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Southern-California-Storm-Surf c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:3283 SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A low-lying street in the Southern California shore community of Seal Beach was inundated by rising seawater early Wednesday while authorities along the coast braced for an even bigger storm surge brought on by Hurricane Marie spinning off Mexico's Pacific coast. In wake of Ferguson, police try to build trust Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:25:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US-Police-Shooting-Building-Trust/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Police-Shooting-Building-Trust c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:3266 DALLAS (AP) — In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, some police departments are renewing efforts to reach out to black communities to build trust — holding public meetings, fielding questions and letting people voice the anger they feel toward officers who patrol their neighborhoods. Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurt Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:42:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US-Bound-Bodies-In-River/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Bound-Bodies-In-River c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:33db PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The bodies of two men who had been bound with duct tape, stabbed and weighed down with makeshift anchors were pulled from a river Wednesday after a third bound man, wet and also covered with stab wounds, was found wandering along a road in the dark, police said. Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:14:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/BBY-LLWS-Chicago-Champions-Back-Home/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_BBY-LLWS-Chicago-Champions-Back-Home c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:337a CHICAGO (AP) — The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should. Girl accidentally kills gun instructor with Uzi Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:35:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US-Girl-With-Uzi/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Girl-With-Uzi c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:33cc DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said. McDonnell daughter testifies on parents' marriage Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:35:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US-Former-Governor-Trial/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Former-Governor-Trial c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:3480 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that her parents' marriage had been troubled for many years and her mom developed "a mild obsession" with the Virginia businessman whose gifts to the family are at the heart of the McDonnells' corruption trial. Missouri governor names new public safety director Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:52:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US--Police.Shooting-Missouri/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Police.Shooting-Missouri c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:3459 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has named a new state public safety director, nearly three weeks after the police shooting of Michael Brown led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb. 3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:38:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US--Insurers-Sick.Patients/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Insurers-Sick.Patients c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:3412 Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients from enrolling. US journalist thankful for work to secure freedom Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:36:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US-Hostage-Freed-Curtis/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Hostage-Freed-Curtis c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:31ca CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A U.S. journalist said Wednesday that he was overwhelmed to learn that so many "brave, determined and big-hearted" people were behind efforts to secure his release from a Syrian extremist group. Lawyers finish up in drunken driving slaying case Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:42:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US-Kids-Killed-Driver-Shot/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Kids-Killed-Driver-Shot c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:3444 ANGLETON, Texas (AP) — A Texas prosecutor has says a drunken driver who slammed into a truck, killing two boys, deserved punishment within the judicial system, but not at the hands of the boys' father. Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:57:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US--Time.Warner.Cable-Outages/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Time.Warner.Cable-Outages c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:33a9 NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Cable said Wednesday service was largely restored after a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours. Crist makes Florida comeback bid as 4 states vote Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:34:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US-Midterms-Primary-Rdp/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Midterms-Primary-Rdp c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:3312 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — If there were any doubts that former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist would be accepted by Florida Democrats, they were cast aside as he overwhelmingly earned the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on a day when four states chose candidates for statewide office. Hackerspaces used to turn ideas turn into reality Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:16:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US--Hackerspaces/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Hackerspaces c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:32e1 MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape. AP source: American militant said killed in Syria Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:55:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US--Islamic.State-American.Killed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Islamic.State-American.Killed c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:30fb NEW HOPE, Minn. (AP) — An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official said Tuesday. Authorities: Man who shot 7 is 'serial killer' Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:29:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US--Deadly.Shootings/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Deadly.Shootings c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:334a LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who authorities are now calling a serial killer opened fire on Los Angeles-area streets for five straight days until he was finally arrested, police said. Judges chide state lawyers over gay marriage bans Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:52:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/26/US-Gay-Marriage/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Gay-Marriage c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:2b6b CHICAGO (AP) — Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites. AP source: American militant said killed in Syria Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:16:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/08/27/US-Islamic-State-American-Killed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Islamic-State-American-Killed c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:32ae NEW HOPE, Minn. (AP) — An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official has said.