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Debate surrounds annual $60M cost of 9/11 memorial

NEW YORK (AP) - A debate over balancing the need to honor the memory of Sept. 11 with the enormous costs of running a memorial and museum at ground zero has been reawakened on the eve of the attacks' 11th anniversary, as officials faced questions Monday over the project's expected $60 million-a-year operating budget and an agreement paving the way for the museum's completion was reached.

September 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Congress courts veterans leading up to election

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is using its relatively few working days before November's general election to send a message of support to the nation's 21 million-plus veterans. No legislative breakthroughs are expected, but lawmakers in both parties hope the late push will help them make their case to a critical voting bloc.

September 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Zamparelli, Howard Hughes' chief designer, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mario Armond Zamparelli, an internationally renowned artist who for nearly 20 years created the distinctive, often colorful logos, images and posters for reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes' many companies, has died at age 91.

September 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


LA Unified to mull crackdown on charter schools

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Unified school board on Tuesday was set to consider a proposal to declare a moratorium on new charter schools and tighten oversight of existing ones in move that charter advocates call illegal.

September 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


YouTube offers new iPhone app to fill looming void

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - YouTube is being reprogrammed for the iPhone and iPad amid the latest fallout from the growing hostility between Google and Apple.

September 11, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Studies: Wind potentially could power the world

WASHINGTON (AP) - Earth has more than enough wind to power the entire world, at least technically, two new studies find.

September 10, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


LA probation officer arrested in bar shooting

COVINA, Calif. (AP) - Covina police say they have arrested a Los Angeles County probation officer suspected of shooting a man after they had an argument at a bar.

September 10, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


GoDaddy Web outage takes out small-business sites

NEW YORK (AP) - Thousands and possibly millions of websites hosted by GoDaddy.com went down for several hours on Monday, causing trouble for the mainly small businesses that rely on the service.

September 10, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Crucial Ohio at the heart of presidential campaign

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) - It's all about Ohio - again.

September 10, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Man held in abduction of children appears in court

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) - A man accused of kidnapping his two children and taking them on a stolen yacht has told a judge that he was trying to protect them from an abusive home.

September 10, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader in Yemen killed

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - An airstrike killed al-Qaida's No. 2 leader in Yemen along with six others traveling with him in one car on Monday, U.S. and Yemeni officials said, a major breakthrough for U.S.-backed efforts to cripple the group in the impoverished Arab nation.

September 10, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


San Mateo DA joins fight to resume executions

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California District Attorney has joined the fight to resume executions in California.

September 10, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Ex-Mexican law official sentenced in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A former Mexican law enforcement official who worked closely with U.S. authorities on organized crime investigations has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for aiding a Mexican drug cartel.

September 10, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Republican senators back Democrat in House race

WASHINGTON (AP) - A longtime House Democrat locked in a close race with another Democrat in California picked up a surprising endorsement Monday: the backing of two Senate Republicans.

September 10, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Calif. treasurer's wife regains child visitation

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - The estranged wife of California Treasurer Bill Lockyer regained visitation rights with her 9-year-old son Monday as she fights methamphetamine possession and child abuse charges filed after police found drugs in the home where she was staying.

September 10, 2012 | Signal Staff | Signal AP


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Mormon church defends Utah liquor laws

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church has issued a sweeping declaration that opposes efforts to relax Utah's famously strict liquor laws.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Opportunity still roving on Mars after a decade

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The rover Opportunity may not be sleek like a brand new car, but it shows no signs of braking even after a decade on Mars.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


LAX gunfire came while officers away

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Minutes before a gunman opened fire in a Los Angeles International Airport terminal last fall, killing a security screener and wounding three other people, the two armed officers assigned to the area left for breaks without informing a dispatcher as required.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Syrian govt says terrorism, not talks, is priority

GENEVA (AP) - Syria's government declared that its main priority was stopping terrorism - not ensuring peace - and the opposition hinted it was far from ready to negotiate directly with the government it wants to overthrow, casting sharp doubt Thursday on peace talks that have barely begun.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Government panel urges end to phone data spying

WASHINGTON (AP) - A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has urged President Barack Obama to shut down the agency's bulk collection of phone data and purge its massive inventory of millions of Americans' calling records, The Associated Press has learned.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Natural gas locomotives may prove cheaper, cleaner

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Virginia AG to fight state's gay marriage ban

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Bieber arrested in Miami

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Peace talks on Syria stuck over Assad's future

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Texas executes man despite opposition from Mexico

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


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