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Showboat closing after 27 years in Atlantic City

Showboat closing after 27 years in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The show is ending for the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.

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Wind, weather stoke Northern California wildfires

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) — Two wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago were still growing on Saturday while threatening as many a…

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Strasburg pitches Nats to 3-1 win over Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams believes the most important start of Stephen Strasburg's season came on Saturday night.

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Longtime personal chef to Obama weds MSNBC host

Longtime personal chef to Obama weds MSNBC host

POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday temporarily set aside the pressures of trying to calm the world's trouble spot…

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Moderate earthquake hits region near Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Satur…

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Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town

WASHINGTON (AP) — Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirl…

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Vintage racing crash kills Connecticut man

SALISBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police say a vintage racing enthusiast is dead after a crash during a race in Connecticut.

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Paredes homers as Orioles beat Twins 3-2

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the seventh, Jimmy Paredes homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Minnesota T…

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US welcomes EU decision on Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is welcoming a decision by European Union leaders to prepare tougher economic sanctions against Russia ove…

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US military launches airstrikes, drops humanitarian aid to help beleaguered city in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — US military launches airstrikes, drops humanitarian aid to help beleaguered city in Iraq.

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Barista-stand owner faces prostitution charge

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The owner of bikini coffee stands in Washington state banked more than $2 million in just three years because her barist…

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Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion cli…

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Feds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into ocean

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fight…

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Fighter War Machine extradited on assault charges

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his ex-girlfrien…

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In Texas, Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016

DALLAS (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz sounds increasingly like he's made up his mind to run for president in 2016, telling an influential gat…

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Girl, 9, dies; trapped in sand at Oregon beach

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl died when a sand hole collapsed on her at a beach, police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City said.

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Census: Orca population in Puget Sound falling

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — With two new deaths this year and no new calves since 2012, the population of endangered killer whales in the Puge…

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6 die in fire at eastern North Carolina home

6 die in fire at eastern North Carolina home

GARLAND, N.C. (AP) — A fire swept through a mobile home in eastern North Carolina early Saturday, killing six people, authorities said.

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Some Md., Va. residents may have cast 2 ballots

BALTIMORE (AP) — Advocacy groups say hundreds of Maryland and Virginia voters may have cast two ballots, one in each state.

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People rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man

People rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Some 200 people held signs and chanted Saturday outside a Wal-Mart where a young man with an air rifle was fatally sh…

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