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Fund for helpful homeless man collects more than $280,000

November 24, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fund set up to raise money for a homeless man who helped a woman when her car ran out of gas in Philadelphia has collected more than $280,000. more »»

Shoppers mobilize on Thanksgiving, as retailers branch out

November 24, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving as retailers under pressure look for ways to poach shoppers from their rivals. more »»

Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security

November 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spot. more »»

Las Vegas pot dispensaries offer Black Friday deals

November 23, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Big-box stores won't be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries are rolling out deals, too. more »»

Sheriff: Las Vegas shooting gunman fired over 1,100 rounds

November 23, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The top lawman in Las Vegas says the gunman who killed dozens of people at a concert last month fired more than 1,100 rounds. more »»

Macy's parade rolls on with balloons, bands, security

November 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade marched, rolled and soared in traditional style Thursday as police went all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering... more »»

Macy's parade begins with balloons, bands and security

November 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade stepped off Thursday with soaring balloons and high-stepping bands as police went all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor... more »»

Texans displaced by Harvey readjust plans for holiday feast

November 23, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no... more »»

Balloons, Broadway stars and security at Macy's parade

November 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — New faces and old favorites will fly, float and march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade as police go all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots. more »»

Poll: Many don't want to talk politics this Thanksgiving

November 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pass the turkey — but maybe hold the politics. The already-fraught topic now includes allegations of sexual misconduct against politicians of various political stripes. more »»

George Avakian, jazz producer and scholar, dies at 98

November 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — George Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died... more »»

Washington state panel outlines risk of oil-by-rail terminal

November 23, 2017

SEATTLE (AP) — A major oil-by-rail terminal proposed on the Columbia River in Washington state poses a potential risk of oil spills, train accidents and longer emergency response times due to roa... more »»

The Latest: Report: Barton said he'd go to police over photo

November 23, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Rep. Joe Barton's response to a nude photograph of him circulated on social media (all times local):

10:15 p.m.

A published report says U.S. Rep. more »»

In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade

November 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass... more »»

State attorneys general bash plan to hike national park fees

November 23, 2017

A group of state attorneys general on Wednesday urged the National Park Service to scrap its proposal to more than double the entrance fee at 17 popular national parks. more »»

Federal judge blocks Texas ban of common abortion procedure

November 22, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a new Texas law seeking to ban a commonly used abortion method, the latest in a string of court defeats to the Legislature's attempts to... more »»



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