By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MICHELLE CHAPMANAP Business Writers
Target says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may be affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear.
The chain said customers who made purchases by swiping their cards
By JOHNNY CLARKAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - On her way to work, Ira Curry heard on the radio that one of the winning lottery ticket numbers was her family's lucky No. 7. She called home, her daughter checked the ticket and in an instant, Curry was a multi-millionaire.
Curry came forward
By DEB RIECHMANNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations plans an eight-hour visit to the Central African Republic to press transitional leaders to hold people accountable for vicious acts of violence and force armed groups to lay down their weapons to restore
By MICHAEL HILLAssociated Press
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - Is this where George Bailey lived his wonderful life?
Folks in this quaint upstate New York town think so.
Or more precisely, they say Bailey's make-believe hometown of Bedford Falls in "It's a Wonderful Life" - including the main
By SCOTT SONNER and SANDRA CHEREBAssociated Press
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Surgeons at a Reno hospital have treated victims in a series of deadly tragedies in recent years, including a horrific crash at the Reno Air Races, a fiery Amtrak accident, a shooting rampage at a pancake restaurant and a murder-
By MATTHEW BROWN and JOSH FUNKAssociated Press
WOLF POINT, Mont. (AP) - It's tough to miss the trains hauling crude oil out of the Northern Plains. They are growing more frequent by the day, mile-long processions of black tank cars that rumble through wheat fields and towns, along rivers and
By JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - For visitors to Isle Royale National Park, nothing beats the spine-tingling thrill of a wolf's howl piercing an otherwise silent night - or a glimpse of the wily beast slipping across a forest path. But such experiences are
One man died Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a pickup near 57th and Regal.
Deputies say witnesses told them that the man was on the north side of the 57th and ran south across the road when he was hit by a truck traveling eastbound. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Chief of Police in the town of Republic is concerned that Heroin use is on the upswing, and now his agency is doing something about it.
The Republic Police Department along with the Ferry County Sheriff's Office made a big heroin bust this past week with seven arrests.
Chief Lewis says
By STEVE LeBLANCAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick said Wednesday he's trying to "keep my own rage in check" as he presses the commissioner of his child protection agency about the case of a 5-year-old boy who has been missing for months and is feared dead.
Patrick said he met
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - In Atlanta, children of many races share their Christmas wish lists with a black Santa Claus.
In Houston, Santa dons a red zoot suit and dances to jazz as he hands out gifts in Mexican-American neighborhoods.
In Indian Country, Native
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece hasn't seen many demonstrations in favor of privatization during its acute four-year financial crisis, but jockeys are keen to be rid of a state-run agency that controls racetrack betting, and they rode their horses into central Athens to make their point.
By the Spokane Shock
SPOKANE, WA (December 16, 2013) – The Spokane Shock have been assigned quarterback Erik Meyer to the 2014 roster.
Erik Meyer (6-2, 210, Eastern Washington) rejoins the Shock for the 2014 AFL season. During his 2013 campaign for the Shock, Meyer rewrote the Spokane record