Valentine’s Day

A computer screen shows a website run by the federal government where people can enroll for health care exchanges. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Government clarifies timing to avoid health law fines

WASHINGTON (AP) — You’ll have to get coverage by Valentine’s Day or thereabouts to avoid penalties for being uninsured, the Obama administration confirmed Wednesday. That’s about six weeks earlier than a Mar. 31 deadline often […]

10/09/2013

Oscar Pistorius cries as he prays with his sister Aimee and brother Carl in the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (AP Photo)

Witnesses heard woman scream, then Pistorius fired

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Witnesses heard a woman screaming before gunshots fired by Oscar Pistorius killed his girlfriend early on Valentine’s Day, South African prosecutors said Monday, contradicting the Paralympic champion’s version of events […]

08/19/2013

Photographers take photos of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius as he stands in the dock during his bail hearing at the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa on Feb. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Pistorius to be indicted, trial in early 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will be indicted for premeditated murder on Monday and the double-amputee Olympian will go on trial in early 2014, about a year after shooting dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. In a […]

08/16/2013

California couple returns bag with $11K in cash

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — What would you do if you found a camera bag with more than $11,000 in cash? That’s the dilemma Barbara and Carlos Landeros faced during a Valentine’s Day trip to the Golden Gate Bridge.

02/25/2013

Texas woman delivers 2 sets of identical twins

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas woman has beaten long odds in delivering two sets of identical twin boys — without fertility drugs.

02/19/2013

Oscar Pistorius of South Africa (AP Photo)

Pistorius shooting: Family denies charges; Steenkamp’s show airs

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – The family of Oscar Pistorius is denying charges that the Olympic runner murdered his girlfriend.

02/16/2013

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Empire State Building hosts 3 Valentine’s weddings

NEW YORK (AP) — Three lucky couples have celebrated Valentine’s Day weddings at the Empire State Building.
The couples won their weddings by submitting their love stories to the landmark skyscraper’s Facebook page.

02/14/2013

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Are 6 foot roses the ultimate gift?

Want to make a big statement on Valentine’s Day? Then ditch the familiar two foot-long roses in favor of some plus-size posies.

02/14/2013

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Dallas chocolatier pumps out chocolate high heels

DALLAS (AP) — Florists and chocolate-makers are working around the clock in the run-up to Valentine’s Day.

02/12/2013

Kirk Douglas doubles Skid Row pledge to $10M

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Kirk Douglas has doubled his Los Angeles Skid Row pledge for homeless women to $10 million – surprising even his wife, for whom the effort is named. Kirk and Anne Douglas […]

09/16/2012

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