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BALTIMORE (AP) — As a convicted murderer seeks a new trial in a case spotlighted by the popular "Serial" podcast, an alibi witness who was never before called to testify in the case has cast doubts about testimony from the case's former prosecutor, who she says persuaded her not...
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Less than a year ago, David Eisenhauer smiled confidently into a television news camera, discussing his athletic and academic aspirations for a weekly feature on high school athletes in the Baltimore area. "I make my personal goals achievable or just out...
MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — A caller who phoned in a bomb threat to a Wisconsin county sheriff's office made an apparent reference to "getting justice" for the man at the center of the "Making a Murderer" documentary, authorities said Wednesday. The Manitowoc Police Department said...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A modern-day glassblower believes he has unraveled the mysteries of Renaissance-era Venetian glassmaking, a trade whose secrets were so closely guarded that anyone who divulged them faced the prospect of death. Today's glassblowers work with methane-fired...
Johnson & Johnson, continuing its long quest for a Type 1 diabetes cure, is joining forces with biotech company ViaCyte to speed development of the first stem cell treatment that could fix the life-threatening hormonal disorder. They've already begun testing it in a small...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is not sharing enough samples and disease data to let researchers determine whether the Zika virus is, as feared, linked to the increased number of babies born with abnormally small heads in the South American country, U.N. and U.S. health officials...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With hours to go and $63 million on the line, the mystery remains: Where's the winning California Lottery ticket and why hasn't somebody cashed it? Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said Wednesday that even he wants to know why the SuperLotto Plus winner let six...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With hours to go and $63 million on the line, the mystery remains: Where's the winning California Lottery ticket and why hasn't somebody cashed it? Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said Wednesday that even he wants to know why the SuperLotto Plus winner let six...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens are protesting what they say is the mayor of San Francisco's plan to push homeless people out of the scenic bay-front Embarcadero, where Super Bowl festivities are being held. Protesters are trying to set up tents next to Super Bowl City, pro football...