y! search
MOST POPULAR
The map goes here.
The map goes here.
National News
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A popular Philadelphia chocolate maker and candy store has been shuttered by the city days before Easter.   Full Story
 
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson was sworn in Wednesday as the new leader of the U.   Full Story
 
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three Clark County School District employees have been placed on leave after a state investigation concluded adults had altered standardized test answer sheets at a Las Vegas elementary school.   Full Story
 
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A fake hand grenade in a passenger's luggage has disrupted operations at an airport in New York's Hudson Valley.   Full Story
 
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million.   Full Story
 
WASHINGTON (AP) — Only one-fifth of its track will be equipped with mandatory safety technology to prevent the most catastrophic kinds of collisions and derailments by the deadline set by Congress, the freight railroad industry said Wednesday.   Full Story
 
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific yields no evidence of the wreckage of the missing plane piloted by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.   Full Story
 
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich (GREN'-ich) leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million.   Full Story
 
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is preparing to ratchet up sanctions on Russia and boost assistance for the Ukrainian military in the coming days, U.   Full Story
 
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Experts retained by an aircraft-0preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific shows no evidence of the wreckage of the missing plane piloted by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.   Full Story
 
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As the first state to drop the national Common Core learning standards, Indiana is rushing to approve new state-crafted benchmarks in time for teachers to use them this fall, and education leaders from across the nation are closely watching.   Full Story
 
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A major grower of Georgia's famous Vidalia onions said Wednesday he had begun shipping his crop early to supermarkets in defiance of the state agriculture commissioner, who has warned that a new regulation prohibits farmers from sending onions to market before Monday.   Full Story
 
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards has returned to the courtroom to help represent a 4-year-old Virginia boy in a medical malpractice case.   Full Story
 
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is the new leader of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, a platform that will allow the former NBA All-Star to raise his national political profile.   Full Story
 
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a contempt of court citation against an email service provider used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.   Full Story
 
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday urged first responders to use an overdose-reversal drug to help save lives amid a nationwide resurgence in heroin abuse, a public health scourge claiming the lives of celebrities and young people alike.   Full Story
 
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Once again, Portland officials are preparing to flush millions of gallons of treated water because a young person urinated into a city reservoir.   Full Story
 
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A socialite who was found dead in her home in this Colorado resort town was killed by a blunt force injury to her head, the Pitkin County coroner said Wednesday.   Full Story
 
WASHINGTON (AP) — We soon could know the identity of the manufacturer — only known now as "Company Doe" — in a product safety case that has been linked to a child's death.   Full Story
 
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two more people were charged in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father, bringing the number to at least eight people who authorities say were involved in the elaborate plot.   Full Story