Transfer station readies for reopening amid stalled lava in Hawaii

Published Jan. 29 2015 @ 12:56am

PAHOA, Hawaii -- The public has a few days left to get a glimpse of Hawaii lava from a viewing area set up by the county.

Millsaps leads Hawks to 17th straight win, 113-102 over Nets

Published Jan. 28 2015

ATLANTA -- Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds, five other Atlanta players scored in double figures, and the...

First-day frenzy forces 24-hour White Castle in Las Vegas to close

Published Jan. 28 2015

LAS VEGAS -- A 24-hour White Castle location on the Las Vegas Strip that opened to long lines of the...

Islamic State releases new audio message by Japanese hostage

Published Jan. 28 2015

BEIRUT -- The Islamic State group released a message late Wednesday purportedly by Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, extending the deadline...

Nobel laureate Charles Townes, laser co-creator, dies at 99

Published Jan. 28 2015

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Charles H. Townes, the co-inventor of the laser and a Nobel laureate in physics who unapologetically spoke...

California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

Published Jan. 28 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California health officials Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco...

Tape: Scientist offers to build nuke bomb targeting New York

Published Jan. 28 2015

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A disgruntled, former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist promised to build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in...

Human remains found in Dade County

Published Jan. 28 2015

Investigators are rushing to a scene in Dade County where they said human remains have been found.

Hezbollah fires missile salvo, killing 2 Israeli soldiers

Published Jan. 28 2015

SHEAR YASHUV, Israel -- The Lebanese militant Hezbollah fired a salvo of missiles at an Israeli military convoy in a...

Jordan offers swap to Islamic State group to save pilot

Published Jan. 28 2015

AMMAN, Jordan -- Jordan offered a precedent-setting prisoner swap to the Islamic State group Wednesday in a desperate attempt to...

Pennsylvania shop owner makes deflated chocolate football

Published Jan. 28 2015

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania candy maker is getting a big kick out of the New England Patriots' scandal...

At farewell, Obama praises Hagel as 'true American patriot'

Published Jan. 28 2015

FORT MYER, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama says outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is a true American patriot who...

Ventura won't see 'American Sniper'; says Kyle is no hero

Published Jan. 28 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - "American Sniper" is tops at the box office but don't expect to see former Minnesota Gov. Jesse...

Today's best photos: Baby orangutan, a Monet painting and frozen Massachusetts

Published Jan. 28 2015

A collection of AP photos.

Free electric transit service coming to Chattanooga

Published Jan. 28 2015

Electric vehicles seating up to six people will make loops around downtown Chattanooga beginning Saturday -- and offer rides for...

Big increase: Close to 300,000 Tennesseeans may be eligible for Insure Tennessee

Published Jan. 28 2015

NASHVILLE - New figures now project an estimated 280,000 low-income Tennesseans would initially qualify to enroll in Gov. Bill Haslam's...

Chattanooga Football Club prepping for soccer tryouts

Published Jan. 28 2015

The team hopes for big crowds during the 2015 regular season, comparable to the 9,000 it says were drawn to...

Chattanooga-area lawmakers test Gov. Haslam on Insure Tennessee

Published Jan. 28 2015

Local lawmakers peppered Gov. Bill Haslam with questions about his Insure Tennessee health insurance plan Wednesday morning, asking everything from...

Public meeting set over possible new Wal-Mart in Middle Valley

Published Jan. 28 2015

Hamilton County Commissioner Marty Haynes is asking residents to come out next week for a public meeting over a proposed...

Family asks for help after 1-year-old girl shot in Chattanooga

Published Jan. 28 2015

The family of a 1-year-old girl is asking for financial help after their daughter was shot in Chattanooga.