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  • Ravens beat Browns 20-10 to earn playoff berth

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens took care of business and got the help they needed to snare a wild-card card berth in the AFC playoffs. Baltimore earned a spot in the postseason Sunday, rallying…

  • 1 dead, hundreds stranded in Greek ferry disaster

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Italian and Greek military and coast guard rescue crews battled gale-force winds and massive waves Sunday as they struggled to rescue hundreds of people trapped on a burning ferry adrift between…

  • Q&A on what might have happened to AirAsia flight

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rescue crews are searching Indonesian waters for AirAsia Indonesia Flight 8501, which disappeared Sunday with 162 passengers and crew onboard. The plane was flying from Surabaya, Indonesia’s second-largest city, and was…

  • Box Office: ‘Hobbit’ wins Christmas, ‘Big Eyes’ flops

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Audiences had their pick of genres over the Christmas weekend, but despite a host of fresh arrivals, splashy holiday fare like “Unbroken” and “Into the Woods” proved no match for “The…

  • AirAsia plane carrying 162 lost in stormy weather

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An astonishingly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia turned worse Sunday when an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people disappeared over stormy Indonesian waters, with no word on its fate…

  • Saudi: Salaries will not be cut to curb spending

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia is not planning to trim public salaries, wages and allowances, state-run media reported Sunday, just days after an earlier government statement said efforts were being made to reduce…

  • Key decisions on drones likely from Congress

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come…

  • 2014 timeline of Atlantic City’s battered casinos

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Four of Atlantic City’s 12 casinos shut down in 2014 (and a fifth nearly joined them before being rescued under a last-minute financing arrangement). Here’s a look at what was…

  • AirAsia jet lost in stormy weather over Indonesia with 162 aboard; 3rd Malaysia airline shock

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An astonishingly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia has turned worse, with an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people disappearing today over stormy Indonesian waters. There’s been no word on…

  • Atlantic City eager for 2015 after its worst year

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Few people are more eager to see the clock strike midnight on Dec. 31 than Atlantic City casino executives and the thousands of workers who still have jobs there. Four…

  • Farmers brace for labor shortage under new policy

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Farmers already scrambling to find workers in California — the nation’s leading grower of fruits, vegetables and nuts — fear an even greater labor shortage under President Barack Obama’s executive action…

  • Arizona Gov. Brewer leaving legacy of battling Washington

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer fought President Barack Obama on immigration and border security for most of her tenure, earning national prominence by enacting tough laws that were mainly struck down by the…

  • Key developments in disappearance of AirAsia jet

    An AirAsia jet with 162 people on board disappeared Sunday while flying from western Indonesia to Singapore on a scheduled two-hour flight. Here’s a look at the key developments: __ Air Asia Flight 8501 took…

  • Missing flight is 3rd Malaysia-linked incident

    The disappearance Sunday of AirAsia Flight 8501 was the third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here’s a look at the two other disasters, as well as the latest…

  • In 83 speeches, senator pushes for climate change

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Like he did 82 times before, Sheldon Whitehouse stood on the Senate floor and preached the dangers of climate change. In his last speech before Congress adjourned, the senator warned that…