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In this Jan. 9, 2013 photo provided by the University of Florida, both male, left, and female Periplaneta japonica are shown. (AP Photo/University of Florida)

Invasive cockroach found in NYC can take the cold

NEW YORK (AP) — The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan’s West Side into one of New York’s newest tourist attractions, may have brought a different kind […]

12/09/2013

An American Airlines plane and a US Airways plane at parked at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Judge refuses to block American-US Airways merger

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge refused to block a merger between American Airlines and US Airways on Friday, saying a bankruptcy judge correctly rejected arguments made by a lawyer for some consumers. San Francisco […]

12/06/2013

The latest Mustang of the Ford Motor Company is unveiled to the media at the All-New Ford Mustang Global Reveal event in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

At 50, new-look Mustang still has plenty of muscle

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The Ford Mustang is still galloping at 50. Ford Motor Co. on Thursday introduced the 2015 Mustang, a confident and aggressive riff on the iconic pony car that first made Americans […]

12/05/2013

Nov. 7, 2013: Musician Bruce Springsteen on stage at the Stand Up for Heroes event at Madison Square Garden in New York. (John Minchillo/Invision/AP, File)

Springsteen ‘Born to Run’ manuscript at NY auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A handwritten working manuscript of Bruce Springsteen’s 1975 hit “Born to Run” could sell for as much as $100,000 at a New York City auction. The sale is Thursday at Sotheby’s. […]

12/05/2013

Newsweek print edition.  (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

Newsweek to start printing again next year

NEW YORK (AP) — Paper copies of Newsweek will again roll off the presses starting next year. Editor-in-Chief Jim Impoco says the news magazine’s owners, IBT Media, want to “hit the reset button” and move […]

12/04/2013

Billy Joel at a news conference at Madison Square Garden, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Billy Joel plans Madison Square Garden residency

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel will perform once a month at Madison Square Garden — as long as the fans will have him. The Grammy Award-winning icon announced Tuesday that he’ll perform a residency […]

12/03/2013

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Fast-food protests planned for 100 cities

NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job this Thursday, organizers say, which would mark the largest effort yet in a push for higher pay. The actions would […]

12/02/2013

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Justices won’t hear appeal of NY Internet taxation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider throwing out New York state’s taxes on Internet purchases on websites like Amazon.com, a move that could change the way Internet commerce works. The […]

12/02/2013

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LA subway ridership may have fallen

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Data shows the number of people riding the city’s subway may have fallen significantly since officials began locking the turnstiles in June to prevent passengers from riding for free. The Los […]

11/30/2013

David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H., Hospital, accused of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C through tainted needles. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office)

NH hospital technician faces sentencing next week

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Prosecutors say a traveling hospital technician who infected patients with hepatitis C through tainted syringes created a “national public health crisis” and should spend 40 years in prison. Defense attorneys argue […]

11/27/2013

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