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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roddy Biggs was 13 and depressed, and had been seeing a therapist for six months before he revealed something he had denied even to himself: He was gay. It took time because he hadn't fully acknowledged his sexuality, but also because he had to trust the...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Fixated on computer screens and video monitors, an army of volunteers scattered across the country has been painstakingly reviewing hundreds of images and hours of footage recorded over the last four months, desperately hoping to find a single clue to...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — If a metro area with 2.7 million people can't sustain two newspapers — especially with an aging population with the time and inclination to read a printed paper — can anywhere? Some say maybe not. The purchase of the 123-year-old Tampa Tribune in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a thousand years China's Cave Temples of Dunhuang were a popular traveler's rest stop, marketplace and religious shrine on the fabled Silk Road. Now they are coming to Los Angeles, both in spirit and reality. In an exhibition curators say is unprecedented...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York is staging a show with 2,000 pigeons tagged with LED lights illuminating the city's night sky. For its premiere Thursday, the birds were released at sunset from coops aboard a former aircraft carrier docked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Improvising their...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky and the Penn State Abuse case (all times local): 8:35 p.m. A judge says insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy told coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he had been molested by Jerry Sandusky...
HOUSTON (AP) — A large blaze at a warehouse complex in Houston on Thursday caused explosions, prompted fears that hazardous materials had been released in the air and forced the evacuation of hundreds of students from a nearby elementary school. The fire that generated towering...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Three campaign advisers to 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul were convicted Thursday in a federal case alleging they conspired to cover up the campaign's payments to a former Iowa state senator who had agreed to endorse their boss. Prosecutors said it...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A convicted sex offender was found guilty Thursday of the murder of three women whose bodies were found wrapped in garbage bags in a case that raised fears that another serial killer was hunting for victims in the Cleveland area. The jury deliberated for about a...