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NEW YORK (AP) — When Wuilly Arteaga takes his violin out of its brown case and starts playing Rihanna's "This Is What You Came For" near the platform of a busy Manhattan subway station, several passersby stop to listen or shoot video with their phones. Then someone recognizes...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man who robbed a New Orleans bank of $1,100 kept the money for only about 90 minutes before he called the FBI to confess, according to court documents accompanying his guilty plea this week. Eddie James, 41, entered his plea Wednesday on a bank robbery...
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users' data. Not to mention its seeming inability to even...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced Thursday he will run for his old job, ending months of speculation about a return to politics following his short-lived 2012 presidential campaign. The two-term Republican governor had been inching toward a run...
ATLANTA (AP) — An employee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who was reported missing more than six weeks ago was found drowned in a river, with no sign of foul play, authorities said Thursday. Timothy Cunningham's body was found Tuesday partially submerged in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police seeking to defend their killing of a New York City man they mistakenly believed was armed with a gun released videotape on Thursday showing him brandishing a metal object like a weapon and provided excerpts of 911 calls reporting a man threatening people...
PHOENIX (AP) — National guard contingents in U.S. states bordering Mexico awaited guidance Thursday on the what duties they'll be assigned to help fight illegal immigration and drug smuggling along the border, and a Pentagon official said it has not yet been determined whether...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Stephen C. has been taught only math and English at a U.S.-run elementary school for Native American children deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon. Teachers have left midyear, and he repeatedly faces suspension and arrest for behavior his attorneys say is...
A charter bus headed to the Masters golf tournament overturned on a Georgia interstate Thursday, injuring 15 people and snarling traffic as scores of fans made the pilgrimage to one of the sport's premier events. The bus driver was charged with driving under the influence. The...