Image Awards open with rap on diversity snubs of other shows

Published Feb. 5 2016 @ 9:58pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Anderson invoked NWA at the start of the NAACP Image Awards for a rap about the lack of racial diversity at other awards shows.

Couple wanted in crime spree led police on chase; 1 killed

Published Feb. 5 2016

MILTON, Fla. (AP) - A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across...

Dems ready for long, pricey primary between Clinton, Sanders

Published Feb. 5 2016

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) - Just one week into primary voting, Democrats are preparing for a long and expensive head-to-head...

Update: Juvenile male charged with aggravated assault in shooting of 16-year-old boy in East Ridge

Published Feb. 5 2016

A white, juvenile male has been charged with aggravated assault in connection to the shooting of a 16-year-old boy that...

Robbery-shooting suspect busted with help from Secret Service and U.S. Marshals

Published Feb. 5 2016

The Secret Service and the U.S. Marshals went along for the bust when Chattanooga police arrested a suspect in a...

Chinese-led investors plan to buy Chicago Stock Exchange

Published Feb. 5 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - The Chicago Stock Exchange, founded more than a century ago, said it has agreed to be...

National parks face $12 billion backlog for maintenance work

Published Feb. 5 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, but the system faces a multibillion...

Georgia man accused of beating an injured deer with a textbook

Published Feb. 5 2016

Arkansas game and fish officials filed complaints against three Georgia men and warned an Arkansas woman after a video showed...

In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss

Published Feb. 5 2016

LONDON (AP) - A Brazilian health official on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice before giving a kiss as...

The Latest: Fiorina lashes out over debate exclusion

Published Feb. 5 2016

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail with days to go until the New Hampshire primary...

5-at-10: Super Bowl questions and answers

Published Feb. 5 2016

Super Bowl pick? What's a prop bet? Rushmore of Super Bowl foods? Best Super Bowl games — entertainment options —...

Job slowdown reflects muddled picture for U.S. economy

Published Feb. 5 2016

U.S. employers added 151,000 jobs in January, a sharp deceleration from recent months as companies shed education, transportation and temporary...

Volkswagen delays annual earnings announcement, annual meeting in wake of diesel scandal

Published Feb. 5 2016

Volkswagen announced today that it will delay publication of 2015 financial results and push back is annual shareholders' meeting in...

Brainerd Road reopened after commercial blaze shuts down morning commute

Published Feb. 5 2016

Brainerd Rd. is currently shut down due to commercial fire. The closure is in the 3400 block of Brainerd Rd....

Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch meet in historic step

Published Feb. 5 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week...

Florida readies for a fight with Zika virus

Published Feb. 5 2016

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's history of fighting off mosquito-borne outbreaks puts the state in perhaps better position than most when...

Furniture giant IKEA loses its trademark in Indonesia

Published Feb. 5 2016

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - There is Samsung of South Korea, Sony of Japan, BMW of Germany and IKEA of Indonesia....

Jobs report could ease U.S. recession fears. Or not.

Published Feb. 5 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves. Those...

Experts say launch won't bring North Korea much closer to ICBM

Published Feb. 5 2016

TOKYO (AP) - Japan has deployed PAC-3 missile batteries in the heart of Tokyo to shoot down any incoming rocket...

U.N. panel: Assange detained arbitrarily, should be freed

Published Feb. 5 2016

GENEVA (AP) - A U.N. human rights panel says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained" by Britain and...