Brian Melley, David Koenig and Bernard Condon, Associated Press | PostedJan 28th - 11:47pm
The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant didn’t have a recommended warning system to alert the pilot he was too close to land but it’s not clear it would have averted the crash that killed nine as the aircraft plummeted toward a fog-shrouded hillside, federal regulators and experts said.
Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press | PostedJan 28th - 5:38pm
The head of a company involved in a massive explosion in Houston that killed two workers and injured 20 others on Tuesday backtracked on a pledge he had made earlier in the day to fix the hundreds of structures damaged by the blast.
Michael Tarm, Associated Press | PostedJan 28th - 5:31pm
A U.S. judge Tuesday sentenced a socially awkward math whiz-turned-futures trader who earned tens of millions of dollars over several years and helped trigger a U.S. stock market “flash crash” from his parents’ suburban London home to time served and a year's home confinement, sparing him imprisonment after prosecutors praised his cooperation and said his crimes were entirely unmotivated by greed.
Total losses from the closure of Libya’s major oil fields and production facilities has accelerated, reaching more than $502 million over a 10-day period, the country’s national oil company said Tuesday.
John Hanna and Todd Richmond, Associated Press | PostedJan 28th - 3:44pm
Black female legislators in two predominantly white Midwestern states urged their Republican colleagues Tuesday to join a national push to outlaw discrimination based on hairstyles such as braids and dreadlocks.
Michelle L. Price and Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press | PostedJan 28th - 3:10pm
The international union representing hotel and casino workers said Tuesday that it will not endorse a candidate in the Democratic presidential primary, casting doubt as to whether its influential Nevada local will follow suit ahead of the state’s caucuses.
Wayne Parry, Associated Press | PostedJan 28th - 1:59pm
Five years after a Philadelphia developer bought an Atlantic City shopping and entertainment pier from Caesars Entertainment, he's selling it back to them so he can concentrate on his plan to return gambling to the former Showboat casino.
Brian Slodysko and Bill Barrow, Associated Press | PostedJan 28th - 1:39pm
As a congressman in the 1990s, Bernie Sanders expressed an openness to making “adjustments" to the tax and benefit structure of Social Security. He also praised an overhaul of the social safety net program signed into law by President Ronald Reagan that reduced benefits and increased taxes on working families.