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LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An American who is back home after being detained for nearly six months in North Korea said Friday that he left a Bible in a nightclub hoping it would get into the hands of what he called the country's underground Christian church. Jeffrey Fowle said he...
MIAMI (AP) — Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in India in 1984, has died in Florida at 92. Anderson's death was not announced but was confirmed Friday by The Associated Press through public records. The records...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as "Crossing Bus C" that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing. Prosecutors said Dante Martin, 27, was known as "the...
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded Friday after taking off on a test flight, killing one person aboard and seriously injuring another while scattering wreckage in Southern California's Mojave Desert, witnesses and officials said. The company...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time. Officially, the change comes at 2 a.m. Sunday, but most people set their clocks back before heading to bed Saturday night...
It took a crew 38 hours to clear out the Dallas apartment where Thomas Eric Duncan was staying before he was diagnosed Sept. 30 with Ebola. Hazmat suit-clad workers piled shoes, carpets, mattresses, bed sheets, clothes and kids' backpacks into 140 55-gallon drums. Only a few...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man swung a large ax at a District of Columbia police officer in an unprovoked attack early Friday, and the officer suffered a minor injury while struggling with the man, who escaped on foot, police said. The officer was sitting in a marked police car when...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department and New Mexico's largest city have reached an agreement to overhaul Albuquerque's police department amid several accusations of excessive force, agreeing to reforms that include new training and protocols for investigating...
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic has reported an unspecified problem during a test flight of its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket. The company tweeted Friday morning that SpaceShipTwo was flying under rocket power and then tweeted that it had "experienced an in-flight...