New Year

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LA County DUI arrests

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Drunk driving arrests by the California Highway Patrol were slightly down during this holiday period in Los Angeles County in comparison to last year and although five people died in crashes, none of […]

01/01/2014

Michael Schumacher of Germany after a test drive prior to the Race Of Champions at Rajamangala national stadium in Bangkok, Thailand on Dec. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong, File)

Schumacher stable but brain injury still critical

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Formula One great Michael Schumacher’s condition was stable but still critical overnight as he remained unconscious following a brain injury suffered in a skiing accident, his manager said Wednesday. Sabine Kehm […]

01/01/2014

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope stresses strength, courage, hope in new year

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, laying out his hopes Wednesday for the just-begun year, urged people to work for a world where everyone accepts each other’s differences and where enemies recognize that they are […]

01/01/2014

A sanitation worker sweeps up debris in New York's Times Square early New Year's Day Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

After the Times Square party comes the cleanup

NEW YORK (AP) — Party’s over. Time to clean up. Shortly after the ball dropped in Times Square, cleanup crews got to work with brooms and blowers to clear the confetti paper, pizza boxes, streamers, […]

01/01/2014

Fireworks explode at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre over the Victoria Harbor during New Year's Eve to celebrate the start of 2014 in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Revelers around the world ring in 2014

From huge street parties and fireworks displays in Sydney and Jakarta, to quiet moments of prayer in a Buddhist temple in Tokyo, people are welcoming in 2014. Here’s a gallery of images from New Year’s […]

12/31/2013

Fontana police crime scene investigators arrive at a home on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, where a family of four were found shot to death just before 10 p.m. Monday night in Fontana, Calif. (AP Photo/The Press-Enterprise, Kurt Miller)

Murder-suicide possible in 4 deaths at Fontana home

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — The investigation into the deaths of two children, a woman and a man in a home indicates a possible murder-suicide, a police spokeswoman said Tuesday. The children and the woman had […]

12/31/2013

Pope Francis holds a monstrance as he celebrates a New Year's Eve vespers service in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Pope asks people if they used 2013 to help others

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis used his year-end prayer service on Tuesday evening to urge people to ask themselves a tough question: Did they mainly spend 2013 promoting self-interests or helping others? That’s what […]

12/31/2013

A trader wears glasses celebrating the new year while working on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Stocks move higher on last day of 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks headed higher in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors closed out their positions on the last day of 2013. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was headed for its best annual […]

12/31/2013

Balinese children wearing traditional costumes dance during a parade for this year's last sundown in Bali island, Indonesia on New Year's Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)

Revelers start ringing in 2014 with fireworks

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Exploding fireworks sprayed from the sails of the Sydney Opera House and the Australian city’s harbor bridge at midnight Tuesday as the world ushered in a new year. More than 1 […]

12/31/2013

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Holiday DUI arrests up slightly

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Drunken and drugged driving arrests in a countywide totaled 1,996 as of midnight Sunday, up from 1,913 last year during the same time period. The crackdown by officers with the Avoid […]

12/30/2013

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