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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of terror suspects have been tried in federal courts since the 2001 attacks, but a case unfolding in Virginia differs from most in at least one key respect. Irek Hamidullin was a combatant captured on the battlefield — not a financier, recruiter or...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A geological gem awaits hikers in the wilderness along the Arizona-Utah border. Swirls of searing reds, oranges and yellow fold into a bowl that visitors from around the world seek out on an unmarked path past sandstone buttes and sage brush. It's said to...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A richly colored geological upheaval along the Arizona-Utah border is one of the most sought-after hikes in the West. But The Wave isn't without dangers. Officials with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management have implemented a series of safety measures...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — He flashed a toothy grin in his second grade photograph, but by the ninth grade the smile was gone, replaced with an awkward smirk and a wild look in his eye. James Holmes, now 27, was still "Jimmy" then, by most accounts a happy, mild-mannered kid, but...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — They arrived in Los Angeles by the thousands to run, jump and swim and to play such team sports as soccer and softball. This week, however, Special Olympics athletes from around the world also are taking part in what could be called the Eye, Ear, Nose and...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota dentist has been publicly condemned for killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe, and a hired guide has been charged with a crime. Here are some details about the case that has gained global attention. THE HUNTER Walter James Palmer, 55, is a dentist...
BOSTON (AP) — After the winter of their discontent, it's been one bummer of a summer for Bostonians. The Red Sox are languishing; the city forfeited a chance to showcase itself to the planet as an Olympics host; and now the NFL has upheld star Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known, protected lion while on a hunt in Zimbabwe has advised his patients to seek care elsewhere since becoming a target of outrage from across the world. Walter James Palmer remained secluded in the face of protests...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author Wednesday, court records show. The...