Miley Cyrus performs at iHeartRadio music festival

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Miley Cyrus can’t stop. The pop singer was a crowd favorite at the iHeartRadio music festival day event Saturday in Las Vegas. Before she hit the stage, the crowd of a few hundred chanted:…

Authorities: Helicopter crashes north of Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a helicopter has crashed north of Phoenix. Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Dwight D’Evelyn said the crash occurred Saturday just before noon near Mayer. He said preliminary reports show that there are no survivors.…

Paul: We probably can’t get rid of ‘Obamacare’

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Republican Sen. Rand Paul says President Barack Obama’s health care law probably can’t be defeated or gotten rid of. And he’s suggesting there is little he and other congressional Republicans can do to…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Saturday, September 21, 2013. A cold front that extended from Texas to New York brought plenty of rain to the East Coast on Saturday, while most of the central U.S. stayed dry. Wet…
Idora Park festival

Fest held in Idora neighborhood

Residents of a historical neighborhood in Youngstown came together to celebrate their community. …
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Fall festivals in swing

Apples are at the center of festivals in Lordstown and Canfield this weekend.…

Egyptian arrested for naming donkey after general

CAIRO (AP) — A farmer in southern Egypt was arrested Saturday after putting the military chief’s name and an army-style cap on his donkey, and eight people were detained elsewhere in the country for spraying anti-military graffiti. The…

UN special envoy: Guinea legislative vote delayed

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Long-awaited and hotly contested legislative elections in Guinea will be delayed by several days after the opposition threatened to boycott over concerns about the voter list and other issues, a U.N. special envoy said…
Recovery rally

Group gathers to celebrate sobriety

September is National Recovery Month and Saturday several agencies collaborated for an event in Warren to show support for those battling addiction. …

Car slams into cyclists during NH ride, killing 2

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — A car slammed into a group of bicyclists Saturday during an annual ride along the New England coastline, killing two riders and injuring three others, police said. The crash happened on a two-lane bridge…

30 dead in Nairobi mall attack claimed by militants

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Red Cross official in Kenya says 30 people have been killed in an attack on an upscale Nairobi mall, and the death toll is likely to rise. Foreigners are expected to be among…

Haitian designers show off their styles in show

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s long been renowned for its brightly colored paintings, metalwork handicrafts and wide-ranging styles of music while its fashion industry has lagged somewhat behind. This is in large part because Haitian fashion consists mainly…

3-year-old wounded in Chicago shooting recovering

CHICAGO (AP) — A 3-year-old boy shot in the head during this week’s mass shooting at a southwest Chicago park was recovering from surgery in intensive care Saturday, a family spokesman said. Deonta Howard was among 13 people…

More than 90 killed in wave of attacks

BAGHDAD (AP) — More than 90 people are dead after a string of attacks in Iraq today. In the deadliest of the attacks, two suicide bombers struck a cluster of funeral tents packed with mourning families in a…

Cop’s credibility key to murder suspect’s retrial

PHOENIX (AP) — On the final morning of 4-year-old Christopher Milke’s life, his mother sent him off to visit Santa Claus at a Phoenix shopping mall in a triceratops sweatshirt and cowboy boots. Within hours, the little boy…