By RAY HENRYAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - For the Braves, abandoning downtown Atlanta for the suburbs means moving closer to the team's fan base and developing money-making restaurants and amenities. Team officials say it's simply good business.
But the decision also highlights long-
By BARBARA SURKAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian government helicopters dropped barrels full of explosives on a rebel-held town near the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 50 people in two separate attacks over the weekend, activists said Sunday.
The shelling Sunday hit near a bakery in
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - The Miami neighborhood where inaugural poet Richard Blanco grew up, in many ways, resembles Cuba his family left behind. Down the street, a man sells avocados from a small table. His favorite bakery, a few blocks north, serves guava pastries and
By JESSICA GRESKOThe Associated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) - Together, the four men sitting handcuffed in a Baltimore courtroom had spent 151 years in prison.
Nicholas Marshall-Bey: 34 years on a murder conviction. Salim Sadiki: 37 years after being found guilty of rape. Michael Person: 39 years in the
By RICK CALLAHANAssociated Press
KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. (AP) - Knightstown police Chief Danny Baker has used pig roasts and golf tournaments to augment his department's shrinking budget, but badly in need of $9,000 for a new squad car, he's reprising his most shocking fundraising approach to
By JEFF KAROUBAssociated Press
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) - When life gives you Hanukkah on Thanksgiving, make a menurkey. Or a turkel.
That's what students at suburban Detroit's Hillel Day School are doing - creating paper-and-paint mashups of menorahs and turkeys, and the birds combined
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Security forces backed by armored vehicles and helicopters on Monday stormed a town south of Cairo that had been held for over two months by militants loyal to the ousted Islamist president, swiftly taking control despite some resistance from gunmen.
By LARA JAKES and JENNIFER AGIESTAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Only 1 in 5 Americans believe that failing to respond to chemical weapons attacks in Syria would embolden other rogue governments, rejecting the heart of a weeks-long White House campaign for U.S. military strikes, an Associated