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Noise from the sky is buzzkill in ritzy Hamptons

August 24, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 20, 2014 photo, Bob Malafronte, chairman of the Sag Harbor Citizens Committee, gestures to the sky when discussing complaints about the nearby East Hampton Town Airport,at his Sag Harbor, N.Y., home. Residents across eastern Long Island are complaining about the noise generated from jets, helicopters and other aircraft that land at the [&hellip...

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Asian stocks higher after S&P 500 record close

August 22, 2014 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Trader Edward McCarthy, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. U.S. stocks are opening higher, pushing the Standard & Poor’s 500 index closer toward another record high. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) HONG KONG...

American Ebola doc: ‘I am thrilled to be alive’

August 22, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly, left, embraces Dr. Bruce Ribner, medical director of Emory’s Infectious Disease Unit, after being released from Emory University Hospital, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Atlanta. Another American aid worker, Nancy Writebol, who...

US housing recovery appears to be back on track

August 22, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 30, 2014 file photo, George Limperis, a realtor with Paragon Real Estate Group, walks through the kitchen of a property in the Noe Valley neighborhood in San Francisco. On Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, the National Association of Realtors...

Supreme Court case to shape Ferguson investigation

August 22, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, file photo, police wait to advance after tear gas was used to disperse a crowd during a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer on Aug. 9, in Ferguson, Mo. The national legal standards that...

Las Vegas spoils Mo’ne’s night, beats Philly 8-1

August 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Philadelphia pitcher Mo’ne Davis stands at first base after being removed as pitcher in the third inning of a United States semi-final baseball game against Las Vegas at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday,...

US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

August 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Dominican Republic forward Francisco Garcia, left, and U.S. guard Kyrie Irving chase a loose ball during the first half of an exhibition basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) —...

Last 4 hostages freed in suburban Chicago standoff

August 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this image photo from video and provided by WLS-TV Chicago, police enter a building Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Harvey, Ill., ending a standoff where the last of four hostages were released unharmed and two armed men taken into custody. The standoff began...

GOP’s Senate candidate: Alaska is my home, too

August 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan, center, meets with supporters at a private party in Anchorage, Alaska on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Early returns in Tuesday’s primary showed Sullivan with a comfortable lead to be the GOP candidate against...

Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

August 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

After speaking with U.S. President Barack Obama by phone, John and Diane Foley talk to reporters, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, outside their home in Rochester, N.H. Their son James Foley was abducted in November 2012 while covering the Syrian conflict. Islamic...