- Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years
San Diego Union-Tribune, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 02:32 AM
The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.
- A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel
San Francisco Chronicle, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 02:25 AM
Revel Entertainment and partner Morgan Stanley file plans for a new casino and 3,800 hotel rooms. July 31, 2008: A plane crash in Minnesota kills three executives of Revel Entertainment and its builder, Tishman Construction. Running out of money halfway through the project, Revel Entertainment lays off 400 workers and slows construction of the casino, saying it will finish the exterior while looking for money to build the rest. New Jersey Gov.
- Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire
Associated Press, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 02:16 AM
The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town - not realizing he's fired it backward at his leader.
- Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 01:02 AM
HAMPTON, Ga. — Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead on the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.
- Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 01:02 AM
Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bo…
- No. 10 Baylor opens stadium with 45-0 win over SMU
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 12:17 AM
Bryce Petty threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, helping No. 10 Baylor open its riverfront campus stadium with a 45-0 victory over former Southwest Conference…
- Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy tie the knot
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 09:56 PM
Donnie Wahlberg's "Favorite Girl" Jenny McCarthy is now his wife.
- US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 09:37 PM
A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.
- Wood whiffs 12 as Gattis, Braves nip Marlins 1-0
San Antonio Express-News, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 08:05 PM
Alex Wood struck out 12 in eight dominant innings and Evan Gattis homered to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Sunday. The left-hander, who improved to 3-2 with a 1.86 ERA in his last seven starts, gave up five hits and walked none.
- Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 07:17 PM
Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.
- 3 killed, 2 injured in plane crash north of Denver
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 04:49 PM
Authorities say three people were killed and two others were injured when their small plane crashed near an airport north of Denver.
- Brewers acquire Broxton from Reds for 2 players
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 03:32 PM
The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named.
- California Made in America show tunes up for day 2
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 03:02 PM
With the first day of downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival in the books, the city is getting ready for round two.
- Germany to send rifles, tank busters to aid Kurds
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 02:10 PM
The German government says it will send high-end rifles, tank-busting weapons and armored vehicles to aid Kurdish fighters battling Islamic extremists in Iraq.
- Celebrity chef Todd English charged with DWI in NY
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 02:06 PM
Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York.
- Incentives states can offer to get Tesla factory
Associated Press, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 01:06 PM
Five states are on the short list for a $5 billion factory that Tesla Motors plans to build so it can crank out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.
- Athletics acquire Dunn from White Sox
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 01:02 PM
The Oakland Athletics have acquired slugger Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox, hoping to boost their lineup for the final stretch.