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  • Big Ben, offense are the key in Pittsburgh

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Pittsburgh Steelers - INSIDE SLANT Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will have new weapons in rugged running back LeGarrette Blount and speedy receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to go along with Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown...
  • Ten injured in Virginia Beach storm that damaged buildings, houses

    Ten injured in Virginia Beach storm that damaged buildings, houses
    While a storm in Virginia Beach injured 10 and damaged several buildings, and high winds hit Southampton County on Thursday, the Peninsula got away with just rain. The storm in Virginia Beach hit the area about 3:30 p.m. and lasted about 35 to 40...
  • Glendale Building and Safety Department wins state honor

    Glendale Building and Safety Department wins state honor
    Glendale's Building and Safety Department was recently named the best in the state at the California Building Official's Annual Business Meeting. The group said the department deserved the recognition because of several initiatives, including the Back...
  • New Study Breaks Down Traffic Fatalities State by State

     
    When it comes to U.S. traffic fatalities, coastal states have the lowest rates, according to a new study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute. By contrast, Montana, North Dakota and a number of Southern states have the...
  • Pictures in the News | July 15, 2014

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, rescuers crowd a Moscow subway tunnel after a deadly derailment near the Park Pobedy station left several cars wedged into a twisted pile. At least 20 people were killed and more than 150 injured in the derailment during...
  • Focus shifts to trainload of bodies from plane crash site in Ukraine

    The battle for control at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 entered a new chapter Sunday focused on the fate of victims' bodies, and U.S. and British leaders pointed fingers at Russia for nurturing the separatists suspected of bringing down...
  • Tracy Morgan leaves rehab, sues Wal-Mart over deadly crash

    Tracy Morgan leaves rehab, sues Wal-Mart over deadly crash
    Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was released from a rehabilitation center to finish his recovery at home from a New Jersey crash in June that left him critically injured and killed a fellow passenger, his spokesman said on Saturday.  The announcement...
  • Death toll in Moscow subway accident rises to 20

    MOSCOW At least 20 people were killed and more than 100 injured Tuesday in Moscow when a packed underground train derailed at high speed during the morning rush hour. The Russian Investigative Committee said that 20 people were killed, Interfax reported,...
  • The Week in Pictures | July 14-20, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. International news took the headlines this week as thousands of Israeli troops, backed by tanks, warplanes and gunboats, pressed deeper into the Gaza Strip as Palestinian militants returned fire...
  • Indiana Greyhound bus crash kills 1, injures 19

    Indiana Greyhound bus crash kills 1, injures 19
    One person was killed and at least 19 were injured when a Greyhound bus and a car collided in Indiana on Sunday, officials said. The early-morning crash on Interstate 70 near the city of Richmond, which borders Ohio, sent 18 bus passengers to a local...
  • The relationship between poverty, health is complex

    MILWAUKEE Hundreds of plastic bins are stacked like jumbo shoeboxes, nearly scraping the ceiling of a bare-bones room in a former hospital. People sit nearby in rows of chairs, waiting to be matched with a pair of donated eyeglasses from the carefully...