NEW YORK (AP) - A Superstorm Sandy relief fund is being created just for residents of the hard-hit New York City borough of Staten Island.
Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Borough President James Molinaro say the fund will help residents displaced from their homes.
Details are being announced
FREEDOM, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man who apparently shot a young relative after mistaking her costume for a skunk has been ordered to stand trial on charges of assault and reckless endangerment.
Thomas Grant waived a preliminary hearing before a Beaver County magistrate on Thursday.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Police in north Georgia say an infant was stabbed to death at an Athens house, hours after being born.
Athens-Clarke police say the newborn's 21-year-old mother, Cassandra Elyse Norwood, has been charged with murder in connection with the baby's death Thursday afternoon.
By KAREN MATTHEWSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Cabdriver Harum Prince joined a nearly mile-long line for gasoline early Friday in Manhattan after already spending three hours in a similar queue in the Bronx - only to have the station run out of gas when it was almost his turn.
Prince leases his
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Friday (times in EDT):
1. HOW THE U.S. JOB MARKET IS DOING
Employment inches up to 7.9 percent because the work force grew. Employers add 171,000 jobs in October.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police closed streets and sidewalks around CNN Center in downtown Atlanta as they investigated a chemical bomb threat, but found no such device during a search of the complex.
Atlanta police spokeswoman K.Y. Jones tells The Associated Press no chemical was located in the Friday
By KARIN LAUB and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - A video that appears to show a unit of Syrian rebels kicking terrified, captured soldiers and then executing them with machine guns raised concerns Friday about rebel brutality at a time when the United States is making its strongest
ATLANTA (AP) - Police have closed streets and sidewalks around CNN Center in downtown Atlanta as they investigate a chemical bomb threat.
Atlanta police Capt. Adam Lee tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/RyNrFa) that a caller claimed to have planted a chemical bomb at the center.
By BRUCE SCHREINERAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Hundreds of people will remain forced from their homes indefinitely as a massive effort continued Friday to move derailed train cars filled with hazardous materials away from a car holding chemicals that continued to burn for a third day
By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - For nearly six years, a senior Secret Service agent kept his extramarital affair with a Mexican woman a secret from the agency responsible for protecting the president.
But in the wake of an embarrassing prostitution scandal involving 13