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Midterm elections carry high stakes for US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The midterm slugfest for control of the U.S. Senate could have far-reaching effects on the economy.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014

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1 arrested in Halloween hit-and-run deaths

 

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A 31-year-old man was arrested in the hit-and-run deaths of three teenage girls who had gone trick-or-treating on Halloween, authorities said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014

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Islamic State mass killings now target Iraqi tribe

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State group militants publicly shot dead 36 Sunni tribesmen, women and children Monday, an Iraqi official and a tribal leader said, pushing the total number of members slain by the extremists in recent days to more than 200.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014

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Dozens of bats invade Utah courthouse

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Order is being restored to the courthouse in St. George with the removal of dozens of bats from the building.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014

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World Trade Center reopens for business

NEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center has opened for business — marking an emotional milestone for both New Yorkers and the nation.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014

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Lost Purple Heart returning to NY soldier's family

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Just a toddler when her father was killed in Vietnam, Robyn DeCuffa was devastated when his Purple Heart medal disappeared from her Syracuse-area home years ago.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014

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Sesame Street marks 45th birthday

NEW YORK (AP) — You don't get to be the longest-running children's show in U.S. TV history by doing the same thing over and over. So even though parents who grew up watching "Sesame Street" can still see old favorites like Big Bird, things on the street have changed since the show debuted 45 years ago on Nov. 10, 1969.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014

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Terminally ill Brittany Maynard takes her own life

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brittany Maynard stuck by her decision.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014

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