AP - ap.online.headlines.us http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.us News Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:24:25 -0500 Nor'easter threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:02:13 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US--Winter.Weather/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Winter.Weather c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-28d5 NEW YORK (AP) — Officials cautioned Northeast residents to not be misled by a relatively smooth Monday morning commute, and pressed their cautions to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow starting later in the day. What you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeast Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:00:20 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US-Winter-Weather-Things-To-Know/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Winter-Weather-Things-To-Know c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-28d4 The busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring up to 2 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Massachusetts. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the coming storm: Sheriffs want popular police-tracking app disabled Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:07:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US--Police.Tracking.App/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Police.Tracking.App c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-28a1 WASHINGTON (AP) — Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say one of the technology industry's most popular mobile apps could put officers' lives in danger from would-be police killers who can find where their targets are parked. Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:26:31 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/FBN--Super.Bowl-Glendale/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_FBN--Super.Bowl-Glendale c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-28b9 GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The entire world will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl and the legions of fans who are shelling out big bucks to see the big game. Panic attack, bad back: Theater shooting brings jury excuses Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:21:01 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US-Colorado-Shooting-Jury-Hardship/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Colorado-Shooting-Jury-Hardship c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-28a0 CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — One prospective juror said she had a panic attack. Another claimed to have a bad back. A third is in the military and worried he would be deployed during the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:46:15 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US--Hollywood.Sign-Traffic.Jam/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Hollywood.Sign-Traffic.Jam c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-28d3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage, not to a deity but to something similar — the people they see on TV and in the movies. Federal judge stays Alabama gay marriage ruling for 2 weeks Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:41:48 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US--Gay.Marriage-Alabama/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Gay.Marriage-Alabama c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-284f MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge has put a temporary hold on her decision that overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban, but indicated she will soon answer a key question: Must state probate judges issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples when the stay is lifted? Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:11:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US--Miss.Universe/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Miss.Universe c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-283b MIAMI (AP) — Despite being a relative pageant newcomer, Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries. Sex-abuse civil trial to unveil Boy Scout 'perversion' files Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:34:43 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US--Boy.Scouts-Sex.Abuse/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Boy.Scouts-Sex.Abuse c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-28e2 SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Previously sealed Boy Scout "perversion" files spanning 16 years could soon be in the public eye as part of a negligence lawsuit set for trial Monday that a victim of sex abuse filed against the organization. 2 small planes crash-land off Hawaii; all aboard survive Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:15:32 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US--Small.Plane.Ditching/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Small.Plane.Ditching c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2775 HONOLULU (AP) — Two small planes ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii, but the five people aboard both aircraft survived, authorities said. Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' in US-India relations Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:59:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/25/AS--Obama/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_AS--Obama c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2dfa NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened a three-day visit to New Delhi. 'Death-qualified' juror search slows marathon, theater cases Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:04:52 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/25/US-Death-Penalty-Juries/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Death-Penalty-Juries c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2d60 BOSTON (AP) — One prospective juror was brutally frank when asked whether he could consider a sentence of life in prison for the man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon. Opening statements next in murder trial of ex-Pat Hernandez Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:13:08 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/25/US--Aaron.Hernandez/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Aaron.Hernandez c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2d19 FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez once seemed to be a man with a bright future. At age 23 he had a Super Bowl appearance under his belt and a $40 million contract as a star tight end with the New England Patriots. He and his fiancee had started a family, living in a mansion in the Boston suburbs with their 8-month-old daughter. Some Republican presidential hopefuls court evangelicals Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:01:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US-GOP-2016-Evangelicals/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-GOP-2016-Evangelicals c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-28b8 ATLANTA (AP) — Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but as they court the party's elite donors in private phone calls and meetings, a group of likely candidates to their right are just as eagerly chasing support among Christian evangelicals and social conservatives. Residents: Police shortage is a security risk for Mardi Gras Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:46:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US-Mardi-Gras-Crime/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Mardi-Gras-Crime c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-29fa NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Throughout the quieter parts of the French Quarter, residents and businesses have posted signs that read "Caution: Walk in Large Groups. We (heart) N.O.P.D. We Just Need More." Millions of GMO insects could be set loose in Florida Keys Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:22:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US--Modified.Mosquitoes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Modified.Mosquitoes c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-29f7 KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases. Breached pipeline that spilled oil lies exposed on riverbed Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:57:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US--Pipeline.Spill/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Pipeline.Spill c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-29f6 GLENDIVE, Mont. (AP) — Sonar indicates part of an underground pipeline that spilled almost 40,000 gallons of oil into Montana's Yellowstone River and fouled a local water supply is exposed on the riverbed. Blizzard expected for 250-mile stretch of Northeast Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:14:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/25/US--Winter.Weather/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Winter.Weather c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2e41 NEW YORK (AP) — A "potentially historic" storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to southern Maine starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said. What you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeast Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:15:16 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US--Winter.Weather-What.To.Know/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Winter.Weather-What.To.Know c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2a9e The busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Massachusetts. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the coming storm: Federal judge stays Alabama gay marriage ruling for 2 weeks Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:20:09 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2015/01/26/US--Gay.Marriage-Alabama/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Gay.Marriage-Alabama c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2a23 MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Sunday put a two-week hold on her decision that overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban, but said same-sex couples should not be kept in lengthy legal limbo.