Latest Holidays News

New Kavanaugh allegation unlikely to prompt impeachment

Sep. 16, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As several Democratic presidential candidates called for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, newly disclosed allegations are reviving questions about the rush to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee at the height of the #MeToo movement. The Senate confirmed...

Brother of gymnast Simone Biles pleads not guilty to murder

Sep. 13, 2019 12:50 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The brother of Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in a shooting that left three men dead at a 2018 New Year's Eve party in Cleveland. Attorney Joseph Patituce (PAT'-eh-toos) entered the pleas for 24-year-old Tevin Biles-Thomas during...

George challenges Titans to seize moment as team honors past

Sep. 12, 2019 9:32 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are honoring their past by retiring the Nos. 27 and 9 of Eddie George and the late Steve McNair. George, the franchise's career rushing leader challenged, the Titans to seize the moment Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts and establish themselves as an AFC...

The Latest: Texas gunman was violent in psychiatric facility

Sep. 11, 2019 1:16 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the man authorities say opened fire in West Texas over Labor Day weekend (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Police say the gunman who killed seven people in West Texas last month was destructive and violent while hospitalized at a psychiatric facility nearly two decades ago. Waco...

Target ups hiring by 4% to more than 130,000 for holidays

Sep. 10, 2019 10:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Target is hiring more than 130,000 people ahead of the critical holiday season, up more than 4% from last year. The retailer is increasing by two-fold the number hires dedicated to handling online orders from stores. Retailers will likely have a tough time attracting holiday help again this...

UPS plans to hold holiday hiring steady at about 100,000

Sep. 9, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — UPS said Monday it expects to hire about 100,000 seasonal workers and pay them more to handle the avalanche of packages shipped between Thanksgiving and Christmas. That's about the same number of people that UPS hired for last year's holiday season. UPS is also counting on automation to keep...

2 Singaporeans among California boat fire victims

Sep. 6, 2019 8:00 PM EDT

From a veteran water polo coach to a Singaporean data scientist, the passengers aboard the ill-fated Conception dive boat were linked by their love for the water. Here are the victims who have been identified so far from the deadly fire that engulfed the vessel, killing 34 people off California's wind-swept...

Collins' home debut as Georgia Tech coach comes against USF

Sep. 6, 2019 12:11 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Geoff Collins has waited a long time to walk onto Grant Field as Georgia Tech's coach. Collins' love affair with Georgia Tech began as a child and continued through some of his first jobs as an assistant. Finally, he'll have his homecoming when the Yellow Jackets face South Florida in the...

New Hampshire gets spotlight as campaign enters new phase

Sep. 6, 2019 10:01 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is not accustomed to playing the role of the undercard. But so far in the 2020 campaign, the first-in-the-nation primary state has been more of a destination for lower-tier Democratic presidential candidates than for three of its top contenders. Democratic voters have...

Tamron Hall's faith in herself pays off with new show, life

Sep. 5, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Tamron Hall decided to leave NBC after the network gave her prime "Today" co-hosting slot to Megyn Kelly, the journalist threw herself a party — a pity party. That included plenty of tears and a bit of feeling sorry for herself— to the point that "my mother said to me,...