• Gunmen storm Libya hotel, killing American, 9 others

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — In the latest sign of Libya's descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital on Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen and three people from Eastern Europe. Two attackers were killed...

  • The latest on the Northeast snowstorm

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    7 P.M. EST It's about 16 degrees in Boston. Forecasters say the bitter cold could hang on: The low on Wednesday is expected to be 10 degrees, with wind chill minus 5, and it likely won't get above freezing for the next week or so. Traveling by land, air and sea remains difficult in...

  • Airlines begin digging out from storm in northeastern US

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Lingering snow and subfreezing temperatures mean that travel delays in the Northeast will extend through Wednesday, even if the storm wasn't as bad as expected. Airlines have already cancelled more than 500 flights for Wednesday, according to FlightAware.com. But that's a reprieve...

  • Vandalism: No solo tourists in New Orleans' oldest cemetery

    Updated: 19 min ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A historic cemetery that may have begun the New Orleans tradition of above-ground crypts will soon be off-limits to tourists wandering about on their own because of tomb vandalism, the Catholic archdiocese that owns the property announced. Starting in March, entry...

  • Getting back to normal after 'crippling' storm fizzles

    Updated: 34 min ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A snowstorm that had been billed as "crippling and potentially historic" instead left only a few inches of snow in New Jersey on Tuesday, yet still paralyzed the state because of travel restrictions and shut down train service. Here's a breakdown of what happened...

  • Snowstorm will disrupt travel in Maine into Wednesday

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Traveling by land, air and sea will remain difficult in Maine on Wednesday because of the snowstorm. Bangor International Airport officials say it's unclear when scheduled flights will be able to depart. A spokesman says the airport anticipates "some flights...

  • Amtrak resuming limited service as storm conditions ease

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Amtrak says limited service will resume Wednesday between Boston and New York as storm conditions ease. The railway said Tuesday it will resume operation of Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains on a modified schedule with reduced frequency between New...

  • Eat Well: Time to show your heart some love

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    While love has its own day on the 14th, heart health is the main focus of February. American Heart Month is a time to show yourself the love. And a statistic that always astonishes me is that cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, as well as men, in the U.S., according...

  • Colorado Springs drug study could help Meniere's Disease sufferers

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Meniere's disease is a degenerative, incurable disorder of the inner ear that causes vertigo, vision problems and tinnitus on its way to possibly robbing a sufferer of the ability to hear. "The way I can explain mine is on a good day, it sounded like the wind was howling and there...

  • The Survival Doctor: Measles not quite thing of the past

    By James Hubbard Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Some childhood diseases made quite an impact on me. Chickenpox itched like crazy and the mumps gave me big cheeks. But I barely can remember when I became infected with red measles. Sure, it kept me down a few days, but everyone got the measles. Before the immunization became...

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