By Ron Scherer
Just before millions of Americans get ready to hit the road for a Labor Day getaway, the price of gasoline is on the rise. Blame hurricane Isaac.
In advance of the storm hitting the New Orleans area, about half of the refineries in the storm's path had shut down for safety
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The blocked punt that etched Steve Gleason into Saints lore and became a symbol of New Orleans' resilience in the face of disaster is now immortalized in a nine-foot statue outside the Superdome.
Gleason, who now has ALS, famously blocked the ball off of the foot of then-
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Hurricane Fabio will likely strengthen before weakening as it moves through the Pacific but that it won't threaten land.
The National Weather Service in Miami says Fabio has maximum sustained winds of 90 mph (145 kph) and is about 530 miles (853 kilometers)
By DAVID BAUDERAP Television Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack is by far the most memorable moment shared by television viewers during the past 50 years, a study released on Wednesday concluded.
The only thing that came close was President John F. Kennedy's
NEW YORK (AP) - Coverage of the catastrophic Joplin, Mo., tornado and the investigation into secret intelligence operations set up by the New York City Police Department won awards for deadline and enterprise reporting from the Associated Press Media Editors association for journalism excellence by
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Emilia could soon become a hurricane, but the storm is not expected to threaten land.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Emilia was moving away from land over open ocean Sunday. It was 565 miles (909 kilometers) southwest of Manzanillo,
By The Associated Press
The last time a British man made it to the final of Wimbledon, the war - World War II - hadn't yet begun. It was 1938 when Bunny Austin lost the championship in straight sets to Don Budge.
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Hurricane Daniel is moving westward over open waters in the Pacific and poses no threat to land.
The National Hurricane Center said early Saturday that Daniel had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (129 kph) and was moving westward at
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - What the $?&(! is going on with our politicians?
The mayors of New York and Philadelphia and the governor of New Jersey let loose with a few choice vulgarities over the past two weeks in otherwise G-rated
By JASON KEYSER and MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
GLENVIEW, Ill. (AP) - A successful lawyer and his wife who planned to celebrate the Fourth of July with dinner, watching a movie or perhaps visiting a botanical garden were killed when a suburban Chicago railroad bridge collapsed