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Hot dogs, hot music usher in July 4 weekend

July 4, 2015

As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:

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NATHAN'S HOT DOG EATING CONTEST

Competitive eaters... more »»

Hundreds of Arizona inmates to be moved following riot

July 4, 2015

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — About 700 inmates at an Arizona prison were being moved to new locations Friday after disturbances on consecutive days left their housing units uninhabitable. more »»

Solar plane lands in Hawaii after record-breaking flight

July 3, 2015

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. more »»

Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee'

July 3, 2015

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in "The Dukes of Hazzard" television series. more »»

San Francisco: No 'legal basis' to hold shooting suspect

July 3, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawyer for San Francisco's sheriff's office says it had no authority to honor an immigration detainer on a suspect in the shooting death of a woman at a popular tourist... more »»

Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan

July 3, 2015

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. more »»

Feds: San Francisco pier shooting suspect deported 5 times

July 3, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man suspected in the shooting death of a woman at a busy San Francisco tourist destination has seven felony convictions and has been deported five times, most recently in... more »»

Military recruits still not using American-made sneakers

July 3, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet. more »»

Jefferson's iconic U.Va. Rotunda amid $58 million face-lift

July 3, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda at the University of Virginia is ensnared in a spider's web of scaffolding these days, the focus of a $58. more »»

Officials lift evacuation after Tennessee train derailment

July 3, 2015

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thousands of eastern Tennessee residents were returning home Friday after they were evacuated when a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire. more »»

The Latest: Police seek owner of backpack carried by escapee

July 3, 2015

The latest on the capture of one convicted murderer from a maximum-security prison and the killing of the other (all times local):

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12:20 p.m. more »»

Jefferson's iconic U.Va. Rotunda amid $53 million face-lift

July 3, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda at the University of Virginia is ensnared in a spider's web of scaffolding these days, the focus of a $58. more »»

Thousands truckin' to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows

July 3, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its... more »»

US airline probe would need proof beyond business as usual

July 3, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were... more »»

Let's make a deal: mega-mergers drive M&A frenzy

July 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Deal makers from New York to London had a busy first half of the year, and mega-mergers drove the frenzy. more »»

Solar-powered plane due to land in Hawaii after 5-day flight

July 3, 2015

HONOLULU (AP) — An airplane powered by the sun is scheduled to land in Hawaii Friday after a five-day journey across the Pacific from Japan. more »»

BP to pay record $18.7 billion to states affected by spill

July 3, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More than five years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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