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Mom pleads for release of captive U.S. journalist
The mother of an American freelance journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video message aimed directly at his captors.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:22:03 -0400
Royals' Yost implores fans to show up to games
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans on Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon's walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:21:36 -0400
Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns
PHOENIX (AP) — The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:21:16 -0400
Utah approves winery in town with polygamous sect
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A town on the Utah-Arizona border largely controlled by Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect could soon have its first commercial winery, a new venture and yet another lifestyle choice that separates the sect from mainstream Mormon teachings.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:21:15 -0400
Philadelphia honors Little League team with parade
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The youth baseball team whose star 13-year-old female pitcher and performance in the Little League World Series drew a wide following received a champion's treatment in a parade Wednesday in downtown Philadelphia.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:20:42 -0400
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