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Archive for August 23rd, 2013

  • Kendrick Lamar nominated for 14 BET Hip-Hop Awards

    August 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    CORRECTS NUMBER OF NOMINATIONS TO 14 – FILE – This June 30, 2013 file photo shows Kendrick Lamar performing at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Lamar received the most nominations with 14 for the eighth annual BET Hip-Hop Awards, announced Thursday,...

  • Alaska cruise cancellations disrupt vacations

    August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    The Celebrity cruises ship Millennium is tied up at the Berth 3 dock, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 in Ketchikan, Alaska. The Millennium, the Celebrity Cruises ship that returned to Ketchikan, Alaska, after experiencing mechanical issues last weekend will remain...

  • Wildfire near Yosemite surges, prompts evacuations

    August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, the Rim Fire burns near Yosemite National Park, Calif. The wildfire outside Yosemite National Park — one of more than 50 major brush blazes burning across the western U.S. — more than tripled in...

  • Televised debate for NYC comptroller airs on CBS

    August 23, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer speaks during a primary debate for New York City comptroller with Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer, in the WCBS-TV studios, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, Pool) NEW YORK (AP) —...

  • Tour bus overturns along Calif. freeway; 52 hurt

    August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Emergency personnel respond to the scene where a tour bus overturned on the eastbound Interstate 210 in Irwindale, Calif. about 20 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, on Thursday morning, Aug. 22, 2013. The California Highway Patrol says the driver of the bus...

  • Technical glitch halts Nasdaq trading for 3 hours

    August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    An electronic display in Times Square displays news about the Nasdaq in New York, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Nasdaq halted trading Thursday because of a technical problem, the latest glitch to affect the stock market. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) — A...

  • Poll: Colo. voters oppose recalls over gun laws

    August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Aug. 13, 2013 photo, Peggy Philipps pledges her support to Sen. John Morse when he visits her home in Colorado Springs, Colo. Every afternoon, Morse has been visiting his constituency at their homes to inform them of the Sept. 10th recall election....

  • Decision on next Fed chief a rare political battle

    August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo combo shows Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen, left, and former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is expected to step down when his second term ends in January 2014, and the contest to succeed him has turned into a public...

  • A look at other stock trading glitches

    August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A television displays news about the Nasdaq on the Nasdaq building in New York, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Nasdaq halted trading Thursday because of a technical problem, the latest glitch to affect the stock market. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) The Nasdaq stock...

  • Police cadet in NM accused of child solicitation

    August 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Mora County police cadet is in custody for alleged child solicitation. San Juan County Sheriff’s officials say 56-year-old Mark Preller was arrested Thursday in Farmington. He’s being held on suspicion of two...