FDNY: 12 injured when bus crashes into Queens home
Fire officials say a dozen people were injured when a New York City transit bus crashed into a home in Queens. A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the bus was traveling down Guy R. Brewer Boulevard when it collided with a car traveling the opposite direction.
Diversity in Southern Californiaa s Asian immigrant community
Two decades ago, Michael Kwan's mother offered to buy him a new car to replace his 1980 yellow Toyota Celica that he had bought used for $500. But the then 24-year-old, who had worked as a busboy and server in Chinatown since emigrating from China with his family seven years earlier, told her he'd rather borrow the funds to open his own restaurant.
Pacific trade negotiators push hard for deal
Officials from 12 countries appeared close to a deal on an ambitious Pacific Rim trade pact as negotiations went into the second day of overtime. Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific nations in Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministers meeting post in TPP Ministers "Family Photo" in Atlanta, Georgia, Oct 1, 2015.
31 American Airlines employees helped take care of Pope Francis on plane
Here is part of the American Airlines' Shepherd One team from top left down were: Capt. Tom Murray Larry McLaughlin , Ron Morgan , Ray Stackhouse , Micky Nix , Emmanuel Cabezas , Geoffrey Neal , Ann Harrison , Sally Minacapelli , Tom Howard and first officer Jay Pellicone.
Single Mom Who Beat Breast Cancer Becomes Advocate for Milwaukee Women's Health
Even after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Milwaukee resident and single mom of four adult children Khasema Johnson never felt bad for herself. "I never had a why moment," Johnson said.
Former New York Commissioner Expected To Be Named Secretary Of Education
Former New York State Education Commissioner John King is expected to become U.S. Department of Education Secretary following Arne Duncan's announcement that he will stepping down at the end of the year, according to the Chicago Tribune. Duncan has served as education secretary since the beginning of the Obama administration in 2008, the longest serving secretary in history.
US visa blunder hits green-card hopefuls
New York, Oct. 2: In early September, the US state department gave exciting news to tens of thousands of highly skilled legal immigrants in America who had been stuck for years in visa backlogs, waiting for green cards. On October 1, they would take a big step forward along the path to their documents, a department bulletin said.
East Coast braces for Hurricane Joaquin floods
A ferocious Hurricane Joaquin apparently won't make U.S. landfall, but it could send historic floods to the East Coast this weekend, prompting four states to declare emergencies. "This is not just any rain," Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina said.
Zombie Fiction Spotlight Day 3: Daniel Kraus Tells of The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch
We close out our week-long zombie fiction spotlight series today with a book that's arriving just in time for Halloween: The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume One: At the Edge of Empire by Chicago-based writer and filmmaker Daniel Kraus. Early readers of the book have called it their favorite of the year, some even saying it's the best they've read in a decade! The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch is an epic fictional commentary on America following a corrupt young man whose death is just the beginning of his 200-year redemption.