By Jonathan Lemire and Jennifer Peltz Associated Press NEW YORK – During years of going to ground zero every Sept. 11, Paul Acquaviva has seen crowds diminish at the ceremonies commemorating the terror attacks. But his determination to participate hasn’t. “As long as I’m breathing, I’ll be here,” Acquaviva, 81, said Friday as he arrived […]

By Adam Geller AP National Writer Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman during a live news broadcast Wednesday, the man identified as the killer followed a twisted and volatile career path that saw him fired from at least two stations for conflicts with co-workers, leaving colleagues with memories of […]

This undated photograph made available by WDBJ-TV shows reporter Alison Parker, left, and cameraman Adam Ward. Parker and Ward were fatally shot during an on-air interview Wednesday in Moneta, Va. (Courtesy of WDBJ-TV via AP)

By Steve Helber, Pam Ramsey and Jonathan Drew Associated Press MONETA, Va. – A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death on live television Wednesday by their former colleague, a journalist who also recorded himself carrying out the killings and then posted the video on social media. The gunman, who was fired in 2013 […]

By Alex Veiga and Steve Rothwell AP Business Writers U.S. stocks slumped again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average plunging more than 1,000 points at one point in a sell-off that sent a shiver of fear from Wall Street to Main Street. Stocks regained some of that ground as the day wore on, but […]

By Verena Dobnik Associated Press NEW YORK – Police have arrested a 30-year-old man in the fatal stabbing of actor Morgan Freeman’s step-granddaughter on a Manhattan street. Lamar Davenport was arrested on a murder charge Monday, a day after 33-year-old Edena Hines was found lying on the street in front of her Upper Manhattan apartment […]

By Russ Bynum Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. – After 150 years at the bottom of the Savannah River, the armored skeleton of the Confederate warship CSS Georgia is being raised to the surface one 5-ton chunk at a time. Navy divers who began working in late June to recover cannons, unexploded shells and other artifacts […]

By Josh Lederman Associated Press WASHINGTON – Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate change will threaten future generations if left unchecked. Touting the plan at a White House event on Monday, Obama […]

By Kate Brumback Associated Press ATLANTA – Confederate battle flags were stealthily placed on the grounds of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s church, and authorities said Thursday they were looking for two white males who were recorded on surveillance camera leaving the banners behind. Atlanta police Chief George Turner said his agency was working […]

By Sadie Gurman Associated Press CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Jurors convicted Colorado theater shooter James Holmes on Thursday in the chilling 2012 attack on defenseless moviegoers at a midnight Batman premiere, rejecting defense arguments that the former graduate student was insane and driven to murder by delusions. The 27-year-old Holmes, who had been working toward his […]