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  • Americans' World Cup fever gives soccer a leg up in TV ratings game

     Americans' World Cup fever gives soccer a leg up in TV ratings game
    Move over, baseball and basketball. Soccer is ready to score as America's next major TV sport. Ratings for some World Cup games in Brazil are already surpassing those for the NBA Finals and the World Series, driven by avid viewing among Latinos and...
  • More Marylanders expected to travel for July Fourth, despite high gas prices

    More Marylanders expected to travel for July Fourth, despite high gas prices
    The days surrounding the Fourth of July holiday are perennially among the busiest of the summer when it comes to travel on Maryland roadways and across its skies — and this year will be no exception. About 858,400 Marylanders are expected to...
  • Tropical storm Arthur forms off Florida coast

    Tropical storm Arthur forms off Florida coast
    The first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed on Tuesday and was poised to strengthen into a hurricane, forecasters said, threatening to dampen July Fourth holiday celebrations along the U.S. East Coast. Tropical Storm Arthur formed...
  • 'Deliver Us From Evil' Delivered $19 Million in Spending to New York State

    Horror pic "Deliver Us From Evil" spent more than $19 million in New York state over the course of its 34-day shoot in New York City and on Long Island, according to economic development agency Empire State Development. Empire State, the org of which the...
  • NTSB denies request to reopen TWA Flight 800 crash investigation

    NTSB denies request to reopen TWA Flight 800 crash investigation
    The National Transportation Safety Board will not reopen the 1996 crash investigation of Trans World Airlines Flight 800 despite a continuing fight to get the agency to consider whether a missile hit the plane, the agency announced Wednesday. The...
  • Ruslan Provodnikov wants to impress, earn fight with Manny Pacquiao

    Ruslan Provodnikov is moving toward the tricky moment of needing to call out his stablemate Manny Pacquiao. Before that, he can just concentrate on what he does best: throw power punches in a hurry and continue to draw a crowd around his abilities....
  • Dundalk man accused of leaving daughter in hot car

    Dundalk man accused of leaving daughter in hot car
    Police in New York said they arrested a Dundalk man Thursday for leaving his 2-year-old daughter locked in the car while he shopped at a Marshalls on Long Island. Suffolk County Police said a passerby in the parking lot heard the girl crying from inside...
  • Law school student knows prison -- from the inside

    Law school student knows prison -- from the inside
    Jarrett Adams' legal aspirations took hold in an unusual place: his prison cell. It was there, not long into his 28-year sentence for sexual assault, that a cellmate suggested he spend less time working out and more time proving his innocence if he was...
  • U.S. sues N.Y. company that workers say made them pray, say 'I love you'

    A federal agency sued a New York customer service provider on Wednesday after allegations the company forced employees to pray, thank God for their jobs and say "I love you" to managers and colleagues at work, and fired those who protested. The Long...
  • Ford Escape Again Walks Away With 'Most-Stolen' Title

     
    As stolen SUVs go, crooks are still most likely to abscond with the Escape. Once again, the Ford Escape topped the National Insurance Crime Bureau's list of most-stolen SUVs and crossovers. The Des Plaines, lll.-based nonprofit today released the 2014.......
  • 'Ghost: The Musical:' A Deadly Night At The Theater

    'Ghost: The Musical:' A Deadly Night At The Theater
    The show: "Ghost: The Musical" at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. What makes it special: There are some special effects, but not enough to bring this dreadful show to life. First impressions: The dead may have challenges in this...