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Accreditation warning issued to Penn State

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - An accrediting organization has told Penn State that its status is "in jeopardy" based on recent developments in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

August 14, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Panetta: Pakistan military plans to open new front

WASHINGTON (AP) - Pakistan has told U.S. military officials that it plans to launch combat operations against Taliban militants soon in a tribal area near the Afghan border that also serves as a haven for leaders of the al-Qaida-affiliated Haqqani network, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Monday.

August 14, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Pattinson returns to spotlight on 'The Daily Show'

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Robert Pattinson has decided to come back - to the spotlight, that is.

August 14, 2012 | By Signal Staff | Signal AP


Chevron facility in Calif. deemed hazardous

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Structural engineers on Monday deemed the site of a Chevron refinery fire in the San Francisco Bay area hazardous for human entry after looking at the failed pipe that leaked and sent a towering plume of black smoke into the sky.

August 13, 2012 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Lightning brings spate of fires in Southern Calif

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Lightning strikes in tinder dry areas of San Diego County have caused fires that have burned 1,000 acres.

August 13, 2012 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Officer, gunman among 3 killed in Texas shootings

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - The family of a gunman killed in a shootout near the Texas A&M campus that also left two other people dead Monday afternoon say they are "distraught by the havoc that he has caused."

August 13, 2012 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Bill to close corporate tax loophole moves forward

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Assembly on Monday approved a bill that would help middle class Californians cope with soaring college costs by closing a corporate tax loophole and using the expected windfall to reduce tuition.

August 13, 2012 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Ryan traveled perilous budget path to VP spot

WASHINGTON (AP) - Paul Ryan traveled a perilous route to political stardom. While other lawmakers nervously whistled past trillion-dollar deficits, fearing to cut popular programs, he waded in with a machete and a smile.

August 13, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


FedEx to offer US staff buyouts in cost cut effort

NEW YORK (AP) - FedEx will soon begin offering buyouts to U.S. employees in an effort to cut costs in the face of a weakening global economy.

August 13, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Google cutting 4,000 at Motorola unit

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (AP) - Google is cutting about 4,000 jobs at its Motorola Mobility cellphone business and will close or consolidate about one-third of its 90 locations.

August 13, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


UC argues in favor of race-conscious admissions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The University of California is weighing in on the U.S. Supreme Court case over the use of affirmative action in college admissions.

August 13, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Pro-Romney group spends $10M on new ad campaign

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A group supporting Mitt Romney is spending more than $10 million on a new television advertisement criticizing President Barack Obama's handling of the economy.

August 13, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


UPDATE: 3 killed in shooting near Texas A&M campus

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - A gunman and a law enforcement officer were among three people killed Monday in a shooting near the Texas A&M University campus, police said.

August 13, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Commission looking at wildfire mistakes

DENVER (AP) - Lawmakers are visiting the area of a May wildfire southwest of Denver that killed three people and damaged two dozen houses.

August 13, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Animal escape in Germany: Kangaroo on the lam

BERLIN (AP) - A kangaroo is on the lam in Germany after breaking out of a wildlife park, with a fox and a wild boar his suspected accomplices.

August 13, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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Death toll hits 29 in Washington mudslide

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - A county medical examiner has increased the death toll in the Washington state mudslide to 29.

April 02, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Atlanta archbishop apologizes for posh residence

ATLANTA (AP) - Archbishop Wilton Gregory seems to have gotten the pope's message about modest living.

April 02, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Five reported dead in 8.2 Chile quake

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Chile's interior minister says the death toll has risen to five from a powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake that struck off northern Chile hours ago. The quake forced evacuations along the country's entire Pacific coast for fear of tsunamis.

April 01, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Industry group seeks continuous flight tracking

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - An aviation industry group is creating a task force to make recommendations this year for continuously tracking commercial airliners because "we cannot let another aircraft simply vanish" like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

April 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


13 GM traffic deaths are tied to a 57-cent part

WASHINGTON (AP) - The fix for a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, members of Congress said Tuesday as they demanded answers from General Motors' new CEO on why the automaker took 10 years to recall cars with the defect.

April 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Missed the health care deadline? It's not too late

WASHINGTON (AP) - It's not too late to get covered. A few routes remain open for those who missed the health care law's big enrollment deadline.

April 01, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


A new year of series, specials for Animal Planet

NEW YORK (AP) - Unlike some channels, Animal Planet trades on a message beyond "Watch us."

April 01, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


New report details racial gap among US children

NEW YORK (AP) - In every region of America, white and Asian children are far better positioned for success than black, Latino and American Indian children, according to a new report appealing for urgent action to bridge this racial gap.

April 01, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Ex-hospital aide investigated in patient assaults

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former nursing assistant at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is under investigation after two women said they were sexually assaulted while being treated at the Los Angeles hospital, police said.

April 01, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Choosing jury in Apple-Samsung case may be hard

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Jury selection promised to be a challenge for the world's leading smartphone makers as they continued their patent fight in federal court on Tuesday.

April 01, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Senator says Caterpillar avoided billions in taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) - Calling Caterpillar Inc., a member of the "corporate profit-shifting club," Sen. Carl Levin accused the manufacturing giant Tuesday of employing an aggressive tax strategy to avoid paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes.

April 01, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Malaysian credibility in jet hunt challenged again

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - It may mean little to investigators that the last words air traffic controllers heard from the lost jetliner were "Good night, Malaysian three-seven-zero," rather than "All right, good night." But to Malaysian officials whose credibility has been questioned almost from the beginning, it means a great deal.

April 01, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


NATO meets on Ukraine; plans to reassure Baltics

BRUSSELS (AP) - Facing their biggest security challenge in years, NATO foreign ministers discussed how to react to Russia's annexation of Crimea and what measures to take reassure the alliance's rattled eastern members in the face of a newly assertive Russia.

April 01, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Deadline dash: Glitches slow health care sign-ups

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a flood of last-minute sign-ups, hundreds of thousands of Americans rushed to apply for health insurance Monday, but deadline day for President Barack Obama's overhaul brought long, frustrating waits and a new spate of website ills.

April 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Hobie Alter, who revolutionized surfing, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two words - surfboards and Hobie - were all but synonymous in the early 1960s, when teenagers who saw movies such as "Gidget" and "Beach Party" rushed to the shores of Southern California to try a mesmerizing new water sport.

April 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


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