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  • Female guards file discrimination complaints against Guantanamo judges

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba Some female soldiers at the prison's secret lockup for former CIA captives have filed gender discrimination complaints against two military judges who are forbidding women from handling prisoners to and from legal meetings....
  • A huge Northeastern snowstorm shuts down some businesses but pumps up sales at others

    Businesses large and small are feeling the effects of a huge snowstorm sweeping into the Northeast Monday. For some, wintry weather is derailing activity: Airlines canceled thousands of flights. Car dealers expect to lose a couple sales days. Others are...
  • Merle Lucille Woodburn October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015

    Merle Lucille Woodburn</br> October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015
    Merle Lucille Woodburn (93) passed away peacefully at home on the morning of January 15, 2015. Merle was a very active member of the Burbank Community where she lived for over 72 years. Merle was born in Wolf Lake, Illinois to Merle and Dennis...
  • Uber will cap surge pricing during East Coast blizzard

    Uber will cap surge pricing during East Coast blizzard
    Uber is taking a less frosty approach to the epic blizzard bearing down on the East Coast. The ride-hailing app has announced that it will cap its controversial surge pricing -- when the cost of a fare soars during periods of heavy demand -- during...
  • Former CIA captives get stop-and-go video chats home from Guantanamo

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba Two former CIA captives at Guantanamo have been granted time-delayed, 30-minute video-chats with family the first nearly live conversations with home by men who disappeared into the spy agency's secret prison network a...
  • Catherine B. Doehler

    Catherine B. Doehler
    Catherine Byrne Doehler, who went from a mortgage firm's switchboard operator to become the first woman director and chair of the Baltimore branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, died of heart failure Jan. 12 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium....
  • Apartment complex fire in N.J. accidentally caused by workers

    Apartment complex fire in N.J. accidentally caused by workers
    Workers doing maintenance at an apartment complex across the Hudson River from New York City accidentally started a fire that caused massive damage and displaced more than 1,000 people, officials said Thursday. The fire at The Avalon at Edgewater, a...
  • Fatal O.C. fire: no smoke detector where boy lived with 16 others

    Fatal O.C. fire: no smoke detector where boy lived with 16 others
    A San Juan Capistrano condominium where a 3-year-old boy sustained fatal injuries in a roaring fire did not have a working smoke detector and was home to 17 residents, authorities said. The young boy died late Tuesday after suffering critical injuries...
  • O.C. neighborhood staggered by fire that killed boy, 3, injured 8

    When firefighters arrived at the blazing condominium complex just blocks from the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano, they were stunned at the scene. Scores of residents in the working-class neighborhood had been displaced, a mother had been forced to...
  • Space heater sparks fire at Hampton home, official says

    Space heater sparks fire at Hampton home, official says
    A space heater placed too closely to combustible material sparked a fire at a Hampton home Wednesday night, a fire division spokesman said. The blaze caused fire and smoke damage to the home in the 1100 block of Parkside Avenue, Battalion Chief...
  • Blood Drive Friday At Asnuntuck Community College

    The American Red Cross will hold their monthly blood drive at Asnuntuck Community College Friday, according to a press release from Asnuntuck. The blood drive will be in Cafe 2 from 11:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Anyone who donates blood in January will receive...