Extreme cold to test New Year's revelers; some events iced


Dress in layers, lay off the booze and bring some hand warmers. Those are some of the tips offered for the huge crowd of revelers expected in Times Square for what could be one of the coldest New Year's Eve ball drops on record.

  • Written by By MARY ESCH , Associated Press

Motive sought in California law firm shooting with 2 dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are trying to learn what motivated a man to walk into a law firm where he worked and shoot two of his colleagues before turning the gun on himself.

  • Written by By ANDREW DALTON , Associated Press

State Department releases emails from Clinton aide


WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has released emails from Huma Abedin, a top aide to Hillary Clinton, that were found by the FBI on her husband's laptop.


Ringo Starr, Bee Gee Barry Gibb tapped as British knights

LONDON (AP) — A Beatle and a Bee Gee are among the celebrated citizens who have been selected for knighthood and other awards given in the name of Britain's monarch.

  • Written by By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press