PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - A U.S. drone strike killed the leader of the Pakistani Taliban on Friday, intelligence officials in the two countries and Taliban militants said. The death is a major blow to the group a day after the government said it started peace talks with the militants.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Administration employee and wounding two other people in an attack that frightened passengers and disrupted flights nationwide.
ATLANTA (AP) - The speed limit on part of the freeway that circles Atlanta will be increased to 65 mph.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama's lawyer in the ongoing water battle involving three states says a county that includes many of Atlanta's suburbs is taking more water than it is allowed.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio man got into the Halloween spirit by crafting a clever marriage proposal for his girlfriend.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A federal prosecutor said Thursday that he is conducting a formal review of facts and evidence in the death of a teenager whose body was found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat in his high school gym.
ATLANTA (AP) - Officials with the state Board of Pardons and Paroles say sex offenders under state supervision will be subject to curfews for Halloween and, in some cases, required to report to a certain location during trick-or-treating hours.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Looking for a tailgate party for the Florida-Georgia game in Jacksonville? It could cost you $250.
NEW YORK (AP) - Exxon has once again surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable company after the iPhone and iPad maker saw its stock price falter.
Dow Jones Industrials High: 13,895.98 Low: 13,825.33 Close: 13,895.98 Change: +70.65 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 1502.96 +8.14 NYSE Index: 8904.53 +47.94 Nasdaq Composite Index: 3149.71 +19.33 NYSE MKT Composite: 2412.96 +4.14 Russell 2000 Index: 905.24 +5.05 Wilshire 5000 TotalMkt: 15,878.72 +93.39 Volume NYSE consolidated volume: 3,335,805,701 Total number of issues traded: 3,145 Issues higher in price: 1,874 Issues lower in price: 1,144 Issues unchanged: 127
NEW YORK (AP) - The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 1,500 on Friday for the first time since the start of the Great Recession in 2007, lifted by strong earnings from Procter & Gamble and Starbucks.
NEW YORK (AP) - PepsiCo Inc. is removing a controversial ingredient from its Gatorade sports drink in response to customer complaints.
NEW YORK (AP) - J.R. Ewing wouldn't hesitate to cheat his fellow man. He also famously cheated death.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators are marching through Washington to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to protest the landmark decision that legalized abortion.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Students with disabilities must be given a fair shot to play on a traditional sports team or have their own leagues, the Education Department says.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says a court ruling that President Barack Obama violated the Constitution by making recess appointments to a labor panel won't affect the president's other personnel actions.
New government figures show that flu cases seem to be leveling off nationwide. Flu activity is declining in most regions although still rising in the West.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks rose on Wall Street in midday trading Friday after Procter & Gamble and Starbucks posted strong earnings reports.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Calling all crocodile experts - South African police say you're needed to help capture thousands of crocs out on the lam.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In an embarrassing setback for President Barack Obama, a federal appeals court panel ruled that he violated the Constitution in making recess appointments last year, a decision that would effectively curtail a president's ability to bypass the Senate to fill administration vacancies.
ATLANTA (AP) - Wells Fargo has announced plans to hire 200 new employees in the metro Atlanta region.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is calling on the Republican Party to "recalibrate the compass of conservatism" as party leaders on Thursday promised fundamental changes to help stave off future losses.