View Mobile Site

Archive By Section - Signal AP


New welfare restrictions target booze, tattoos

BOSTON (AP) - Taking aim at what they call an abuse of the taxpayers' money, a growing number of states are blocking welfare recipients from spending their benefits on booze, cigarettes, lottery tickets, casino gambling, tattoos and strippers.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


It's party time for Olympic athletes

LONDON (AP) - "Sex And The City" move over. Here comes "Sex In The Village." Make that athletes village. As in Olympics.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Campaign cash fuels speculation of Weiner comeback

NEW YORK (AP) - He has what most politicians can only dream of: widespread name recognition, a hefty campaign account, and a buzzing media circus that follows his every move.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


SPIN METER: 'Middle class' turns fuzzy in politics

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a recent speech, President Barack Obama referred to the "middle class" 14 times, defining it as a family that makes up to $250,000 a year. Republican challenger Mitt Romney has looked at it from the other direction, saying that someone who falls into poverty "is still middle class."

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


American Airlines lauds NY worker's 70-year career

NEW YORK (AP) - American Airlines is celebrating the seven-decade service of a New York mechanic who turns 87 next month and has no plans to retire.

July 18, 2012 | BY The Associated Press | Signal AP


Doctors use eggs to reverse egg allergies in kids

First peanuts, now eggs. Doctors have reversed allergies in some children and teens by giving them tiny daily doses of problem foods, gradually training their immune systems to accept them.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


AP NewsBreak: No charges for military in scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) - Seven Army soldiers and two Marines have received administrative punishments, but are not facing criminal charges, for their part in the Secret Service prostitution scandal in Colombia this year, The Associated Press has learned.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


New welfare restrictions target booze, tattoos

BOSTON (AP) - Taking aim at what they call an abuse of the taxpayers' money, a growing number of states are blocking welfare recipients from spending their benefits on booze, cigarettes, lottery tickets, casino gambling, tattoos and strippers.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


UC board endorses tax initiative, freezes tuition

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A University of California committee has voted to freeze undergraduate tuition this fall and endorse Gov. Jerry Brown's tax initiative.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Calif OKs funds for bullet train with shaky future

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's governor is celebrating billions of dollars in government funding for a high-speed train, but construction is a long way off and could get bogged down by lawsuits, environmental rules and political infighting.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Chicago mayor seeks recipe to expand food trucks

CHICAGO (AP) - Each day at lunch Amy Le faces the same dilemma as she looks for a spot to park her bright green food truck in downtown Chicago. She needs a space close enough to hungry office workers but far enough away from the restaurants she knows will call police if she gets too close to their doors.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Balloonists recount harrowing flight over Oregon

Two men flying matching lawn chairs suspended by helium-filled party balloons over Central Oregon last weekend said Tuesday they were floating along peacefully at 14,000 feet when thunderstorms grabbed control of their homemade craft like a giant hand.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


US panel: Improve child custody rules for military

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A national legal panel that works to standardize state laws wants to simplify child custody rules for military service members, whose frequent deployments can leave them without clear legal recourse when family disputes erupt.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


APNewsBreak: Costco turns against tight sow pens

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Costco Wholesale Corp. on Tuesday joined a growing list of retailers and restaurants in asking suppliers to phase out the use of small pens for pregnant sows, as an animal welfare group prepared to release an undercover video showing conditions at one of its suppliers.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


INFLUENCE GAME: Cyclist's allies turn to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) - When the Justice Department decided not to prosecute Lance Armstrong for taking performance-enhancing drugs, his legal problems seemed to be over.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


« First  « Prev  669 670 671 672 673  Next »  Last »

Page 671 of 698

Articles by Section - Signal AP


Gaza strike kills 15, wounds 150

JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) - Gaza health officials say 15 people have been killed and more than 150 wounded by an Israeli airstrike in a crowded shopping area.

July 30, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Broken water pipe floods UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials say a broken water pipe that flooded parts of the UCLA campus has been shut off after releasing millions of gallons of water.

July 30, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


OKCupid, Facebook not alone in studying consumers

NEW YORK (AP) - Think you're in control? Think again.

July 30, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Husband arrested in death of NBA player's aunt

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.

July 29, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Minivan fleeing police crashes in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police say a pedestrian was critically injured when a stolen minivan fled from police, ran a red light and crashed into a taxi cab.

July 29, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Hiker, 13, found in California national park

KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy who got separated from his group while hiking at Kings Canyon National Park in Central California has been found.

July 29, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Arraignment delayed for teens in USC student death

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An arraignment has been postponed for four teens charged with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student from China.

July 29, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


UPDATE: Water main break causes flooding near UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A broken water main near the UCLA campus spewed water some 30 feet in the air Tuesday, stranding cars and people in underground parking structures and covering parts of campus in ankle-deep water, including the athletic field and the outside of Pauley Pavilion, the school's famed basketball arena.

July 29, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Tuberculosis patient who refused care is arrested

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A California man who disappeared after refusing treatment for tuberculosis, which can be contagious and spreads by coughing or sneezing, was found and arrested on charges of refusing to comply with health officials, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

July 29, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

WASHINGTON (AP) - The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.

July 29, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Romo to skip full-pad session for 1st time at camp

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys are taking it easy with Tony Romo's back.

July 29, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Brown sets more talks on immigration

MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown turned his focus to education and energy Tuesday on the second day of a trip to Mexico, but talk about immigration reform remained high on his agenda.

July 29, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high

NEW YORK (AP) - The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.

July 29, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Biotech drugmaker Amgen laying off at least 2,400

Biologic drugmaker Amgen said Tuesday that it will lay off 12 percent to 15 percent of its worldwide workforce and close four sites, even as it reported very strong second-quarter results that trounced Wall Street expectations.

July 29, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email.

July 29, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


1 2 3 4 5  Next »  Last »

Page 2 of 76


Powered By
Morris Technology
Please wait ...