Afternoon play in baseball
(AP) — For the first time since the 1981 World Series the Los Angeles Dodgers are visiting New York to play the Yankees. The last time they met in the Big Apple the Dodgers won to take the Series from the New Yorkers and the game was played in the...
Men's Wearhouse ousts founder, pitchman Zimmer
NEW YORK (AP) — Apparently, Men's Wearhouse Inc. doesn't like the way its founder looks anymore.
In terse release issued Wednesday, Men's Wearhouse said it has fired the face of the company and its executive chairman, George Zimmer, who...
Say cheese: NASA wants group photo
PASADENA (CNS) - Scientists at NASA and Jet Propulsion Laboratory want everyone on Earth to pose for a picture next month, even though nobody will actually be seen in it.
The July 19 portrait will be taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which will...
Alleged Nazi sympathizer removed from Saugus school board
SAUGUS (CNS) - The Saugus Union School Board has removed board member Stephen Winkler for living outside the district -- without addressing allegations that he is a Nazi sympathizer.
The board took voted Winkler off at a contentious school board...
Money-saving vehicle tips; learn about leasing; are some cars too high tech?
We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include:Top tips for keeping your car from draining your wallet this summer.Find out why car leasing deals are hot this...
Baked Alaska: Unusual heat wave hits 49th state
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A heat wave hitting Alaska doesn't rival the blazing heat of Phoenix or Las Vegas, but to residents of the 49th state, the weather feels like a stifling oven — or a tropical paradise.
With temperatures topping 80...
Former USC professor arrested in Mexico
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former University of Southern California professor indicted on child sexual abuse charges has been arrested in Mexico, a day after being added to the FBI's list of the Ten Most Wanted fugitives.KCBS-TV reports 64-year-old Walter...
18 mayors: Limit use of food stamps to buy soda
NEW YORK (AP) — The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks.
In a letter to congressional leaders Tuesday, the mayors say it's...
Google asks FISA court to lift gag order
WASHINGTON (AP) — Google on Tuesday sharply challenged the federal government's gag order on its Internet surveillance program, citing what it described as a First Amendment right to divulge how many requests it receives from the government for data...
Here's what to watch for Wednesday from the Fed
WASHINGTON (AP) — What the world hopes to hear Wednesday from the Federal Reserve can be summed up in one word: clarity.
Chairman Ben Bernanke will be pressed to settle the wave of confusion and speculation that's consumed investors since he...
US war games send signal to Assad
ZARQA, Jordan (AP) — Under the watchful eye of stern-faced American advisers, hundreds of U.S.-trained Jordanian commandos fanned across this dusty desert plain, holding war games that could eventually form the basis of an assault in...
Hoffa mystery still fascinates after 4 decades
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The latest possible resting place of Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is an overgrown farm field where the normal calm of chirping crickets is being drowned out by a beeping backhoe, the chop of an overhead news helicopter...