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  • Weather worries remain in hunt for AirAsia plane

    January 1, 2015 • World NewsComments Off on Weather worries remain in hunt for AirAsia plane

    Members of the National Search And Rescue Agency carry a coffin containing the body of one of the victims on board the ill-fated AirAsia Flight 8501 to transfer to Surabaya at the airport in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Searchers were...

  • Australian’s family hope Egypt will deport him

    January 1, 2015 • World NewsComments Off on Australian’s family hope Egypt will deport him

    Staff members of Al-Jazeera International work at the news studio in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. An Egyptian appeals court ordered a retrial Thursday in the case of three Al-Jazeera English journalists held for over a year, overturning the ruling in...

  • Cold snap across West chills Rose Parade

    January 1, 2015 • National NewsComments Off on Cold snap across West chills Rose Parade

    The Sierra Madre Rose Float Association float, “I Think I Can,” winner of the Mayor’s trophy, appears in the 126th Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Fans who lined...

  • Jim Crow-era shooting revisited in new documentary

    January 1, 2015 • National NewsComments Off on Jim Crow-era shooting revisited in new documentary

    In this Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 photo, Alonzo Philmore, left, Harry Campbell, center, and Suwannee County NAACP president Leslie White stand in front of their church in Live Oak, Fla. In 1952 a wealthy black woman named Ruby McCollum was found guilty by an...

  • Testing anti-drinking drug with help of a fake bar

    January 1, 2015 • National NewsComments Off on Testing anti-drinking drug with help of a fake bar

    In this Dec. 19, 2014 photo, alcohol bottles, their contents replaced with colored water, sit on a shelf in the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism’s research alcohol bar at National Institutes of Heath in Bethesda, Md. Inside the...

  • Blues musician Melvin Jackson dies

    January 1, 2015 • EntertainmentComments Off on Blues musician Melvin Jackson dies

    In this Oct. 8, 2014, photo provided by Valerie Jordan, Blues musician Melvin Jackson poses for a photo at his home in Las Vegas. Jackson, who played with legends B.B. King and Bobby “Blue” Bland died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. He was 79. (AP...

  • APNewsBreak: Elon Musk, actress wife split again

    January 1, 2015 • UncategorizedComments Off on APNewsBreak: Elon Musk, actress wife split again

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Elon Musk split up with wife, Talulah Riley, for the first time, he told the whole world. “It was an amazing four years. I will love you forever,” the entrepreneur Tweeted to the British actress in January 2012....

  • Ex-college football player charged with stalking mogul

    January 1, 2015 • EntertainmentComments Off on Ex-college football player charged with stalking mogul

    FILE – In this March 15, 2010 file photo, David Geffen, one of the winners of the Ahmet Ertegun Award, talks to the media in the press room at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. A former North Dakota college football player...

  • Guitarist Slash files for divorce after 13 years

    January 1, 2015 • EntertainmentComments Off on Guitarist Slash files for divorce after 13 years

    FILE – In this March 31, 2012 file photo, musician Slash right, and Perla Hudson arrives at the launch of Marquee, The Star entertainment venue in Sydney, Australia. Guitarist Slash has filed for divorce from his wife of 13 years. Court documents filed...

  • Stage, screen actor Edward Herrmann dies at 71

    January 1, 2015 • EntertainmentComments Off on Stage, screen actor Edward Herrmann dies at 71

    FILE — This Nov. 21, 2011 file photo shows, Edward Herrmann after presenting an award at the 39th International Emmy Awards, in New York. The son of Edward Herrmann says the “Gilmore Girls” star and Tony Award-winner has died. Rory Herrmann...