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Boating experts say NY yacht overcrowded; 3 dead

July 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Nassau County Police Det. Lt. John Azzata, right, gives information about a fatal boating accident during a news conference in Oyster Bay, N.Y., Thursday, July 5, 2012. Police say three bodies have been pulled out of New York’s Long Island Sound after a yacht capsized on the Fourth of July Police say three bodies pulled [&hellip...

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New jobs report looms over Obama campaign bus trip

July 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama eats lunch at the Kozy Corner diner in Oak Harbour, Ohio, Thursday, July 5, 2012. Obama is on a two-day bus trip through Ohio and Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Campaigning by bus through swing state Ohio,...

San Diego fireworks malfunction in big, fast flash

July 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Spectators watch from Coronado Island in San Diego as a malfunction causes the entire Fourth of July fireworks show go off all at once, Wednesday, July 4, 2012. The Coast Guard says the mishap occurred minutes before the scheduled opening of the Big Bay Boom...

Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday

July 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated handout image provided by The DNS Changer Working Group (DCWG) shows the webpage resulting from not having the DNS malware. It will only take a few clicks of the mouse. But for hundreds of thousands of computer users, those clicks...

Insurance companies send crews to protect homes

July 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Anthony Cano a firefighter with Wildland Defense Systems Inc., demonstrates how they applied a fire retardant gel that prevents flying embers from igniting on the Waldo Canyon wildfire west of Colorado Springs, Colo., Friday, June 29, 2012. Wildland Defense...

Rain cools Colo. fires, other wildfires grow

July 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A wildfire burns in Lambert Park Tuesday, July 3, 2012 in Alpine, Utah. Fire officials say a wildfire in Utah County destroyed a barn and forced the evacuation of Alpine neighborhoods. The Lone Peak Fire District says no houses have been damaged and the fire...

Many Americans have throwback Fourth without power

July 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Brianna Honis participates in the Port Carbon Citizens Committee’s annual Fourth of July Parade nicknamed the “Baby Parade” in Port Carbon, Pa. Wednesday, July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Republican-Herald, Jacqueline Dormer) MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP)...

Trailer for Cruise's next film project rolls out

July 4, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

In this publicity photo provided by Paramount Pictures, actor Tom Cruise, center, is Jack Reacher in film, “Jack Reacher,” from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions. Paramount Pictures has released the trailer for Cruise’s crime drama...

Singer Francesca Battistelli welcomes baby girl

July 4, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Jan. 31, 2010 file photo shows singer Francesca Battistelli arriving at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Battistelli and her husband, Matthew Goodwin, welcomed their second child, Audrey Jane Goodwin, at their Atlanta area home Tuesday,...

Easy fix eludes power outage problems in US

July 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Janet Arnett sits in her apartment in Epiphany House, a low-income senior home in Baltimore, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, as she awaits return of electricity for the first time since last weekend’s severe storms. Utility crews struggled Tuesday to restore...