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MILLVALE, Pa. (AP) — A 9-month-old boy found dead in a Pittsburgh-area apartment is believed to have starved after his mother died of an apparent overdose, leaving no one to care for him, authorities said Friday. The woman's brother found the two dead early Friday morning when...
MILLVALE, Pa. (AP) — A 10-month-old boy found dead in a Pittsburgh-area apartment is believed to have starved after his 22-year-old mother died of an apparent overdose, leaving no one to care for him, authorities said Friday. The woman's brother found the two dead early Friday...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A retired University of Florida professor was killed by an ex-convict to whom he'd given $37,000 in recent years in what authorities described as a "Good Samaritan" relationship, police said. At first, authorities believed that the professor, Thomas...
Lawmakers in several states are seeking to address the high-profile problem of sexual assaults on college campuses, but their bills have encountered criticism and legal complexities. Among the contentious measures, some are viewed as infringing on victims' rights and others as...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A retired University of Florida professor was killed by an ex-convict to whom he'd given $37,000 in recent years in what authorities described as a "Good Samaritan" relationship, police said. At first, authorities believed that the professor, Thomas...
It only lasted minutes, but images of sheriff's deputies lobbing tear gas and beating civil rights marchers with batons and whips on March 7, 1965 energized the nation into fighting against segregation in the South. 50 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr.'s Southern Christian...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A young girl with leukemia who asked for a playhouse in her backyard will get her wish, after a homeowners association that initially rejected the idea relented. The homeowners group in the Kansas City, Missouri, suburb of Raymore met Thursday to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Spring is closer than you think, and here's a sure sign: daylight saving time arrives this weekend. Most Americans will set their clocks 60 minutes forward before heading to bed Saturday night, and most smart phones should update automatically. Daylight saving...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harrison Ford is as much the daredevil in real life as Han Solo, Indiana Jones or the other larger-than-life characters that he has played on the screen. While his fictional adventures in "Star Wars" and as bold archaeologist Jones have thrilled audiences, the...