AP - ap.online.headlines.us http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.us News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:25:12 -0400 Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:46:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US--Severe.Weather/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Severe.Weather c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-7088 REVERE, Mass. (AP) — A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted. Suspect dead, marshals and cop wounded in NYC Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:12:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US--Fugitive.Arrest-Shootout/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Fugitive.Arrest-Shootout c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-700a NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police officer wounded. Should the condemned suffer? Victim families torn Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:56:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US-Executions-Those-Left-Behind/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Executions-Those-Left-Behind c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-71ef Randy Browning watched from behind the glass as Kimberly McCarthy slipped quietly into unconsciousness, snored briefly, then finally stopped breathing. It didn't matter to him that this woman — who'd brutally stabbed and mutilated his beloved godmother and mentor — was allowed a peaceful, painless death. US court: Va. gay marriage ban unconstitutional Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:59:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US-Gay-Marriage-Virginia/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Gay-Marriage-Virginia c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-7026 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, the latest in a string of decisions overturning bans across the country. Report says surveillance is hampering journalists Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:38:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US--Surveillance-Reporting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Surveillance-Reporting c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-7122 NEW YORK (AP) — Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say. Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:18:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US-Veterans-Health-Care/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Veterans-Health-Care c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-71ee WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill's chief supporters said Monday. Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:23:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US-California-Wildfires/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-California-Wildfires c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-71ed PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say a private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered their air assault. Man dies after lightning hits California beach Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:41:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US--Lightning.Strikes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Lightning.Strikes c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-7203 LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said. Rule aimed at cutting coal-fired plant's emissions Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:21:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US-Navajo-Coal-Plant/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Navajo-Coal-Plant c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-6ffd FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government has come up with a final version of a rule meant to cut haze-causing emissions from the largest coal-fired power plant in the West. Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:49:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US--Family.Slain-Maine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Family.Slain-Maine c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-7238 SACO, Maine (AP) — A family of five found shot to death in their Maine apartment had moved from Arizona because of the sour economy and had financial problems, according to a relative. It's all over but the arguing in Sterling trial Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:30:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/BKN--Clippers-Sterling/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_BKN--Clippers-Sterling c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-719d LOS ANGELES (AP) — Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion. Mom on teen's 9-month absence: She wasn't pregnant Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:51:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US--Missing.Teen-NH/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Missing.Teen-NH c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-7159 NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — The mother of a 15-year-old New Hampshire girl reunited with her family nine months after she vanished says rumors that she was pregnant aren't true. Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:30:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US-Ebola-American-Doctor/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Ebola-American-Doctor c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-719c BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said. Trial opening over video of Oklahoma City bombing Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:56:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US-Oklahoma-Bombing-Video/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Oklahoma-Bombing-Video c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-7202 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved. Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:15:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US-Online-Sarah-Palin-Channel/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Online-Sarah-Palin-Channel c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-7176 NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network. Doctor: Lines placed correctly in Arizona inmate Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:20:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US-Arizona-Execution/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Arizona-Execution c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-70c2 PHOENIX (AP) — The doctor who performed the autopsy on an Arizona death-row inmate whose execution was prolonged says the intravenous lines were placed correctly. Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:05:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US-MED-Fist-Bumps-Germs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-MED-Fist-Bumps-Germs c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-7263 NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. Beach town's ban prompts battle over shave ice Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:00:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US-Shave-Ice-Fight/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Shave-Ice-Fight c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-7240 WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential for accidents. Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:07:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/28/US-Small-Plane-Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Small-Plane-Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-72e8 SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said. Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:40:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/07/27/US--Ebola-American.Doctor/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Ebola-American.Doctor c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-7562 BOONE, N.C. (AP) — A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group official said Sunday.