A worker cleans the area in front of Fisht Stadium ahead of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday, June 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
June 14, 2018 - 5:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Some workers in Moscow will mark the start of the World Cup with a day off in a push to ease the Russian capital's notorious traffic jams. Mayor Sergei Sobyanin appealed last week to companies to give their staff time off "so they don't end up in jams and there aren't transport...
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A police officer stands near traffic along County Road 39 near the site of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 13, 2018 - 5:42 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The world's best golfers are crossing their fingers and hoping for luck as they head to Shinnecock Hills for the U.S. Open this week. It's not the pin placements or green speeds they're worried about. Not the weather or the depth of the rough, either. It's the Long Island...
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Will Power, of Australia, leads the field on a restart late in the Indianapolis 500 auto race on his way to wining at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)
May 28, 2018 - 12:29 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The new version of the IndyCar that made its Indianapolis 500 debut on Sunday was hard to drive in traffic, difficult to pass and so squirrely in the corners that some of the sport's biggest names found an unceremonious end to their day in the wall. For the most part, though,...
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April 26, 2018 - 2:56 pm
Kroeger gives his thoughts on traffic.
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Snow accumulates on Paul Knight's eyebrows as he walks during a nor'easter, Tuesday, March, 13, 2018, in Portland, Maine. "It's typical March weather, we're not out of winter yet, that's for sure." he said. "The groundhog was right, six more weeks of winter and probably then some..." (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
March 13, 2018 - 8:37 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a third nor'easter in two weeks to pound the storm-weary Northeast (all times local): 8: 30 p.m. Snowfall totals are climbing in the Northeast as the third powerful nor'easter in two weeks pounds the region. In New Hampshire, the National Weather Service says 25 inches (...
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This Feb. 28, 2018 photo shows a section of beach in Brigantine, N.J., that is popular with residents who drive on it to fish, surf, kayak, paddleboard, paint or take photos. New rules imposed by New Jersey limit beach driving access only to fishermen, and limits the total to 75 vehicles a day, restrictions that are widely unpopular with residents. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
March 05, 2018 - 10:14 am
BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's plan to protect threatened shorebirds by taking control of who can drive on a stretch of pristine beach has ruffled some feathers in a town accustomed to motoring across the sand, even as foes acknowledge the need to steer clear of the birds. The state...
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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2017 file photo, a city truck spreads salt on Q Street in Lincoln, Neb. Scientists are starting to raise concerns about road salt's impact on the environment, especially drinking water, because lakes and streams near roads are showing elevated levels of sodium and chloride. (Eric Gregory/The Journal Star via AP, File)
January 29, 2018 - 4:39 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Looking to strike a balance between ice-free roads and clean waterways, public works departments around the country are working to cut their salt use in winter by slathering the roadways with beet juice, molasses, and even beer waste to make them safer. Rock salt for decades...
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Icicles form on the tritons in the Forsyth Park Fountain Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, 2018, in Savannah, Ga. Savannah is shivering through a rare bout with icy weather, with the National Weather Service predicting that up to 2 inches of snow and sleet could fall Wednesday on the typically balmy coastal city. (Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 11:44 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on winter weather: (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The snow and ice moving into South Carolina has prompted officials to close Charleston International Airport. The airport said in a twitter message that Joint Base Charleston has closed the runways because of ice. The...
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A firefighter puts out a spot fire burning along a hillside, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles. A dangerous new wildfire erupted in the tony Bel Air area of Los Angeles early Wednesday as firefighters battled three other destructive blazes across Southern California. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
December 06, 2017 - 4:39 pm
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Southern California wildfires (all times local): 1:25 p.m. The University of California, Los Angeles, has canceled classes for the rest of the day due to difficult traffic problems stemming from a wildfire. The university's website says many students, faculty...
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David Wildstein, left, walks with his attorney Alan Zegas from a federal court in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, July 12, 2017, after he was sentenced. Wildstein, a former ally to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who was the mastermind of the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scheme, will avoid prison after pleading guilty and giving testimony that helped convict two former aides to him. Federal Judge Susan Wigenton sentenced him to three years' probation, along with 500 hours of community service and a ban on working in government. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
July 12, 2017 - 2:45 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former political blogger and high school classmate of Gov. Chris Christie's who masterminded the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scheme in a misguided political vendetta was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation, the likely final act in a scandal that...
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