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Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters performs with Sound City Players at the Hollywood Palladium on Jan. 31, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP Images)

Foo Fighters, Roots to perform Super Bowl weekend

  NEW YORK (AP) — Foo Fighters, The Roots and Imagine Dragons will perform on a cruise ship ahead of the Super Bowl. The bands will hit the stage on the Bud Light Hotel New […]

12/19/2013

Dec. 8, 2013: Devyani Khobragade, India's deputy consul general, during the India Studies Stony Brook University fund raiser event at Long Island, New York. (AP Photo/Mohammed Jaffer)

India diplomat says she faced cavity search in NYC

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian diplomat said U.S. authorities subjected her to a strip search, cavity search and DNA swabbing following her arrest on visa charges in New York City, despite her “incessant assertions […]

12/18/2013

In this March 21, 2012 photo, Jacob Ostreicher, a New York City businessman, left, arrives at a court to attend a hearing in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. (AP Photo, file)

Sean Penn with US businessman wanted in Bolivia

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Actor Sean Penn says he is with Jacob Ostreicher after a humanitarian operation was carried out to remove the New York businessman from Bolivia. Penn said Ostreicher is safe, well […]

12/17/2013

Uttam Khobragade, father of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, after meeting Indian Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde in New Delhi, India, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo)

Indian official says diplomat’s arrest in NYC barbaric

NEW DELHI (AP) — The arrest and alleged strip search of an Indian diplomat in New York City escalated into a major diplomatic furor Tuesday as India’s national security adviser called the woman’s treatment “despicable […]

12/17/2013

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook testing video advertisements

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook said Tuesday that it’s testing video advertisements that show up in its users’ news feeds, creating another potential source of advertising revenue for the social network. Under the current plan, […]

12/17/2013

A roadside Santa Claus in Lake George, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

NY mock trial for ‘The Night Before Christmas’

TROY, N.Y. (AP) — It’s a controversy whose roots trace back nearly two centuries to a holiday poem first published in an upstate New York newspaper: Who really wrote “A Visit from St. Nicholas”? This […]

12/17/2013

Crowds pour into the Macy's Herald Square flagship store in New York.  (AP File Photo/John Minchillo)

Stores have free rein to recoup shoplifting losses

NEW YORK (AP) — Outside the view of paying customers, people accused of shoplifting at Macy’s huge flagship store are escorted by security guards to cells in “Room 140,” where they can be held for […]

12/16/2013

A Southwest Airlines plane. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Higher security fee set to boost travel costs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The cost of flying is headed higher now that Congress has agreed on a budget deal. The proposed deal, expected to pass in the next several days, would more than double the […]

12/11/2013

In this courtroom drawing, Frank DiPascali, a longtime employee of Bernard Madoff, takes the stand in Manhattan Federal Court on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams)

Witness on day of 2008 arrest: ‘Madoff Implodes’

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernard Madoff’s former right-hand man summed up his boss’ arrest exactly five years ago with two words: “Madoff Implodes.” The words in Frank DiPascali’s diary entry for Dec. 11, 2008, were […]

12/11/2013

Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) looks for a receiver as Auburn defensive end Dee Ford (30) pressures during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Alabama’s McCarron keeps pledge with Heisman trip

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — AJ McCarron finally gets to see New York. The Alabama quarterback made a pact with himself that he wouldn’t go to the Big Apple before he could foot the bill unless […]

12/11/2013

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