A wave of panic rattles Hawaii after false missile alert

HONOLULU  /January 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The second recent blunder in Hawaii’s planning for a possible North Korean nuclear attack left islanders shaken after an emergency alert warning of an imminent strike sounded on hundreds of thousands of cellphones. For nearly 40 minutes people waited. Then came the second mobile alert: someone hit the wrong … Continue reading A wave of panic rattles Hawaii after false missile alert

Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. /January 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including the building where the Confederacy was born and the motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died. Fourteen states stretching from Kansas to Delaware, including all of … Continue reading Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

Administration plan sees deterrence in new nuclear firepower

WASHINGTON /January 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. The plan, not yet approved by President Donald Trump, is intended to make nuclear conflict less likely. Critics argue it would do … Continue reading Administration plan sees deterrence in new nuclear firepower

Patriots beat Titans 35-14 to head back to AFC title game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. /January 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Tom Brady passed for three touchdowns and 337 yards, and the New England Patriots cruised past the Tennessee Titans 35-14 on Saturday night to advance to their seventh consecutive AFC championship game. New England (14-3) will host the winner of Sunday’s divisional matchup between Jacksonville and Pittsburgh. It … Continue reading Patriots beat Titans 35-14 to head back to AFC title game

The Latest: Pats dominate 35-14 to return to AFC title game

/January 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the NFL playoffs on divisional weekend (all times EST): 11:50 p.m. Tom Brady passed for three touchdowns and 337 yards, and the New England Patriots cruised past the Tennessee Titans 35-14 to advance to their seventh consecutive AFC championship game. New England (14-3) will host the winner of … Continue reading The Latest: Pats dominate 35-14 to return to AFC title game

Crews slowly making progress removing debris after mudslides

MONTECITO, Calif. /January 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Recovery crews are slowly making progress digging away masses of mud, boulders and toppled trees in a California community that was ravaged by deadly mudslides. But officials said Saturday they believe they’ve already removed enough debris from creek canals to prevent another potential disaster when the next rainstorm … Continue reading Crews slowly making progress removing debris after mudslides

‘True Lies’ actress alleges she was abused at age 12

PASADENA, Calif. /January 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Actress Eliza Dushku says she was sexually molested at age 12 by a stunt coordinator during production of the 1994 film “True Lies.” In a post on her Facebook account Saturday, Dushku also alleged that Joel Kramer, then 36, caused her to be injured on the set as … Continue reading ‘True Lies’ actress alleges she was abused at age 12