Small Reactors Could Be Future of Nuclear Energy
After the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the industry fell under intense scrutiny. Now, small underground nuclear power plants are being considered as the possible future of the nuclear energy. (April 17)
Day in Pictures: 8/27/14
Freed U.S. Journalist Addresses Press, Ukraine Stands Guard, Spain's Annual "Tomatina" Battle, Chicago Celebrates The Little League National Champions
Shooting by 9-year-old Girl Stirs Up Gun Debate
A 9-year-old accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, stirring up the nation's ongoing gun debate. (Aug. 27)
"Cops" TV show staffer killed during gunfight
Omaha police say "Cops" television crew member Bryce Dion was fatally shot by an officers' bullet as they responded to a robbery. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Raw: Emergency Crews Arrive at Jet Crash Scene
A pilot is still missing after the flier's fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia Wednesday morning. The pilot and jet are with the 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard. (Aug. 27)
Chicago Honors Little League Champs With Rally
Chicago celebrated its Little League champs with a parade and rally as thousands turned out to cheer for the all-black team that took the U.S. title in the Little League World Series on Saturday. (Aug. 27)
Alibaba growth surges ahead of IPO; Stocks flat
Summary: Alibaba sales roar 46 percent ahead of highly anticipated stock market debut; Tiffany gains on demand for lower-priced jewelry; Falling rifle sales hurt Smith and Wesson; Wall Street was little changed after records. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Big Waves, Minor Flooding From Hurricane
Thundering surf spawned by Hurricane Marie pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town. High surf warnings were posted for Los Angeles County south through Orange County. (Aug. 27)
AP Top Stories August 27 P
Here's the latest news for Wednesday, August 27th: American journalist held by militants grateful to be home; Two bodies recovered from Philadelphia river; Food aid arrives in Gaza during ceasefire; Spanish town awash in red amid annual tomato battle.
Snapchat's multi-billion dollar gamble may be paying off
New investments into messaging start-up Snapchat put its valuation close to $10 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal, joining other hot startups like Uber and AirBnb. Bobbi Rebell reports.