By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A helicopter that crashed into the East River during a sightseeing tour last fall, killing three people taking part in a birthday celebration, was carrying too much weight, according to a federal report released Thursday.
The National Transportation Sa
By By TRACIE CONEAssociated press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Napa Valley, one of the world's premier wine growing regions, has an uncommon problem these days: not enough new grapevine root stock is available to supply the massive replanting that's under way there.
A trifecta of developments has
By By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - President Barack Obama says he won't go after pot users in Colorado and Washington, two states that just legalized the drug for recreational use. But advocates argue the president said the same thing about medical marijuana - and yet U.S.
By By DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Ford said Friday that it's talking to the government about the fuel economy of its hybrid cars after a report suggested they're falling short of targets.
Consumer Reports said last week that Ford's new C-Max hybrid didn't meet the p
By Kate Stanhope,
Jersey boy Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band got 12.12.12: The Concert for Sandy Relief off to a rollicking start Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden with a poignant opening set that included "Land of Hopes and Dreams," "Wrecking Ball" and "My City of Ruins."
By By KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Marijuana for recreational use became legal in Colorado Monday, when the governor took a purposely low-key procedural step of declaring the voter-approved change part of the state constitution.
Colorado became the second state after Washington to a