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Greg Mortenson's best-selling book "Three Cups of Tea" came under intense scrutiny after 60 Minutes, author Jon Krakauer and some people in the book said some of the stories were fabricated. Here's a look at some of those stories, what is being disputed and Mortenson's response...
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Edouard was the perfect environment to test new data-collecting drones because the storm was strong, had a well-defined eye and never threatened land, U.S. government scientists said Thursday. Four drones called Coyotes — shaped like thin missiles with...
Investigators searching for the man suspected of killing a Pennsylvania trooper in an ambush outside a barracks in the Pocono Mountains nearly a week ago describe the suspect as a self-taught survivalist who hates police. Eric Frein, 31, is believed to be hiding in dense forest...
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A JetBlue airliner experienced engine problems and returned to the Long Beach Airport on Thursday after a short flight that ended with passengers evacuating onto the runway using the plane's emergency slides. None of the 142 passengers and five crew...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot...
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. military and others pleaded not guilty Thursday to new federal charges that he tried to aid the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. Mufid Elfgeeh, 30, entered the plea in Rochester to three counts of...
JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — A police chief in suburban St. Louis says two officers fired 25 shots during the fatal shooting of a rifle-wielding man they were chasing on foot. The shooting happened Wednesday night in Jennings, less than 5 miles from the site of the fatal Ferguson police...
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — A newlywed couple whose Craigslist ad lured a stranger to his death were sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole by a judge who said their "permanent removal" from society is appropriate. Neither 19-year-old Miranda Barbour nor her 22-year-old...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Searchers are trying to find a Central Texas sheriff's deputy who has been missing since she reported her patrol vehicle was swamped during storm-related flooding. The Travis County Sheriff's Office says the deputy was patrolling low water crossings in the...