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PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who left his mark on some of the toughest peaks in California's Yosemite National Park, has died. He was 73. His wife, Peggy Bridwell of Palm Desert, California, says that Bridwell died Friday...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After Tnuza Jamal Hassan was stopped from flying to Afghanistan last September, she allegedly told FBI agents that she wanted to join al-Qaida and marry a fighter, and that she might even wear a suicide belt. She also said she was angry at U.S. military...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The movie studio co-founded by Harvey Weinstein has fired its president, whose continued presence at the company was a source of controversy. The Weinstein Co. board said Friday it voted unanimously to dismiss David Glasser. A statement announcing the firing was...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the state Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath. Lawmakers have just three weeks left in their annual 60-day session and normally are trying to wrap up...
Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. Two boys with stolen guns took aim from a wooded hill, waiting for people to evacuate after one of the boys had triggered a false...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A study of bears and berries has determined that the big animals are the main dispersers of fruit seeds in southeast Alaska. The study by Oregon State University researchers says it's the first instance of a temperate plant being primarily dispersed by...
Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. Two boys with stolen guns took aim from a wooded hill, waiting for people to evacuate after one of the boys had triggered a false...
NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Stanley Nelson knew he wanted to tell a story about the nation's historically black colleges and universities — not just about individual HBCUs, many of which have their own celebrated histories, but about what they collectively have meant to black...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Department of Licensing gave information to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement about an undocumented immigrant rights activist now facing deportation, records released Friday confirm. An email obtained by The Associated Press under a...