Upon the millions of Christmas cards that hit store shelves each holiday season, many are strewn with images of a homey dwelling tucked under puffy mounds of white snow.
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LOS ANGELES — Bill Cosby will not be charged with a crime after a woman claimed he molested her at the Playboy Mansion in 1974, Los Angeles prosecutors said Tuesday.
FRUITLAND, N.M. — From her bedroom window, Cynthia Dixon watches the cloud of soot rise from the coal mine near her sheep spread. Down the road, a hulking coal-fired electrical plant spews a yellow plume that stains the horizon.
SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. travel during the Christmas and New Year holidays will rise for a sixth year to a record as low fuel prices contribute to disposable incomes, according to the nation’s biggest motoring organization.
BOCA RATON, Fla. — Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is lending a hand in a mammoth effort to save a sizable portion of young sea turtles seldom seen on Florida’s East Coast — or anywhere.
Sy Berger, a chewing gum executive who helped turn the humble baseball card, an item collected and bartered by boys, into a pop-culture phenomenon that is sometimes sold at auction for as much as seven figures, died Dec. 14 at his home in Rockville Centre, New York. He was 91.
BALTIMORE — Tomas Harp, 7, was ready to go to the head of the security line at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.
OAKLAND, Calif. — More than 250 protesters blocked Oakland’s downtown police headquarters for more than four hours Monday morning, including some who chained themselves to the front doors and clambered up flagpoles.
ORLANDO, Fla. — A Windermere, Fla., woman died Monday morning after she ran a red light on Walt Disney World property, crashing into a Disney transport bus and a third vehicle, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
Officials in a Philadelphia suburb have yet to capture an Iraq war veteran they say carried out a shooting rampage early Monday that left six of his estranged family members dead, including his ex-wife and her 14-year-old niece.