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This 2012 photo shows Yellow Dogs band member, bassist  Koroush "Koory" Mirzaei at the Death By Audio performance space in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Danny Krug)

Slain musicians came to NYC for music freedom

NEW YORK (AP) — Iranian musicians Soroush and Arash Farazmand came to the United States to pursue their passion — playing music in an indie rock band called the Yellow Dogs. Instead of achieving fame […]

11/12/2013

A man checks his Powerball tickets after purchasing them at a convenience store in Chicago, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)

More Powerball players seeking big jackpots only

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The allure of capturing the estimated $425 million Powerball jackpot had players in a buying frenzy Wednesday, further confirming a trend that lottery officials say has become the big ticket […]

08/07/2013

A southwest airlines plane rests on the tarmac  after what officials say was a nose gear collapse during a landing at LaGuardia Airport, Monday, July 22, 2013, in New York. The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane landed safely. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

10 hurt as landing gear collapses at NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — The front landing gear of a flight arriving at New York’s LaGuardia Airport collapsed Monday right after the plane touched down on the runway, officials said, sending the aircraft skidding before […]

07/22/2013

Rowling's first novel for adults goes on sale

LONDON (AP) – British bookshops opened their doors early Thursday and some grown-up Harry Potter fans lined up overnight as J.K. Rowling launched her long-anticipated first book for adults, “The Casual Vacancy.” The lines were […]

09/27/2012