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Blog Post Archive

'Legroom war' rages as planes grow more cramped

1 minute agoNews : The Newsroom

The question of reclining etiquette "has been a topic of discussion for many years," said Sarah Schlichter, editor in chief of IndependentTraveler.com. On a United Airlines flight between Newark, New Jersey and Denver, Colorado -- which was detoured to Chicago -- one passenger even used a "Knee Defender" to hold his position.

6 die in fire at eastern North Carolina home

18 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

GARLAND, N.C. (AP) — A fire swept through a mobile home in eastern North Carolina early Saturday, killing six people, authorities said.

Girl digging on Oregon beach dies after sand hole collapses on her

26 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - A 9-year-old girl who was digging in a large sand hole on an Oregon beach suffocated and died after the sand caved in around her and other beachgoers were unable to dig her out in time, police said on Saturday. The girl,Show More Summary

Mo'Ne Davis heads to WNBA conference finals

29 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

Little League World Series sensation Mo'Ne Davis is heading to the conference finals in Minnesota on Sunday.

230 injured as police clash with protesters in Islamabad

32 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

At least 230 people were wounded in clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, hospital officials said Sunday, as a fortnight-long political impasse took a violent turn. Police responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. Show More Summary

Syria jihadists free 4 Lebanese soldiers, policeman held hostage

35 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

Four soldiers and a police officer kidnapped in the east of Lebanon nearly a month ago were freed late Saturday by the Syrian branch of Al-Qaeda, a security service official told AFP. The five "taken hostage by the Al-Nusra Front have been freed and have arrived in Arsal," a Lebanese town on the border with Syria, he said. Show More Summary

Saints cut Bailey, Meachem, both kickers

40 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints included 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey, veteran receiver Robert Meachem and both kickers among their final preseason roster cuts Saturday.

AP PHOTOS: Fairy-tale night for girls in Rio slum

43 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Dressed in long evening gowns, girls from Rio de Janeiro's Santa Marta "favela" slum have celebrated a fairy-tale evening in a debutante ball sponsored by local police.

Tusk: unflappable leader who has steered Poland through crisis

46 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk is a pro-European free marketeer who has earned the reputation of being an unflappable leader able to turn even the most difficult situations to his advantage. With political roots in Poland's anti-communist...Show More Summary

Champ Bailey, Michael Sam among NFL cuts

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

For the first time in his career, Champ Bailey was told he isn't good enough.

Defense shines as No. 7 UCLA beats Virginia 28-20

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense.

Mogherini: Italy's young rising star

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

Italy's Federica Mogherini, named the European Union's new foreign policy chief on Saturday, is a member of what Prime Minister Matteo Renzi calls the up-and-coming "Erasmus generation". The 41-year-old former foreign minister represents...Show More Summary

US dominates Finland 114-54 in basketball worlds

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-54 romp Saturday in the Basketball World Cup.

New EU president Tusk 'can't imagine' Britain leaving

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, named Saturday as the next European Union president, said he could not imagine the bloc without Britain and pledged to do everything possible to meet London's demands for reform. I cannot imagine it...Show More Summary

Serena beats another compatriot to advance

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top-seeded Serena Williams faced the toughest test yet in her U.S Open title defense before advancing to the round of 16 with a hard-played 6-3 6-3 win over Varvara Lepchenko on Saturday. World number one Williams, who had lost a total of five games in her first two matches in a quest to win a third successive U.S. Show More Summary

Fisher: Sam was no distraction in training camp

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher says he was in Michael Sam's corner from the start and that having the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team was no distraction at all in training camp.

Atletico struggle past Eibar for first win

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

La Liga champions Atletico Madrid recorded their first victory of the campaign with a hard-fought 2-1 win over newly-promoted Eibar on Saturday. First-half headers from Miranda and Mario Mandzukic ultimately proved decisive, but Atletico were given a scare after Abraham's brilliant strike had brought Eibar back into the game. Show More Summary

Atletico hangs on to beat promoted Eibar 2-1

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Atletico Madrid held on to beat Eibar 2-1 on Saturday to record an unconvincing first win of the Spanish league season as the defending champions continue to struggle without suspended coach Diego Simeone.

5 highlights from California's legislative session

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has until the end of September to sign or veto the hundreds of bills sent to him by the Legislature. Here are five notable actions, some of them firsts in the country, that state lawmakers took in the final days of this year's legislative session, which ended early Saturday:

Serena Williams runs US Open winning streak to 17

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — Bidding for a third consecutive U.S. Open title, Serena Williams moved into the fourth round by beating 52nd-ranked Varvara Lepchenko 6-3, 6-3 Saturday.

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