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HOUSTON (AP) — Federal investigators say various professional athletes, including San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy and Denver Broncos quarterback Mark Sanchez, were cheated out of at least $30 million in a Ponzi-like scheme run by their investment adviser. The Securities...
LONDON, Ohio (AP) — More than two dozen investigators are focused on solving the slayings of eight relatives who were found shot in southern Ohio two months ago, officials overseeing the top-priority investigation said Tuesday. In terms of the manpower and resources devoted to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry has met with a number of U.S. diplomats who want the Obama administration to expand its military role in Syria. State Department spokesman John Kirby said Kerry met on Tuesday with about 10 of the 51 authors of a so-called "dissent...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Violinist Itzhak Perlman, a longtime advocate for the disabled, is still upset over Donald Trump's derisive behavior toward a disabled reporter last fall and says he will be supporting Hillary Clinton in November's election. The mild-mannered musician, who...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A daring South Pole medical rescue is underway. An airplane left a British base in Antarctica on Tuesday for the 1,500-mile trip to evacuate a sick worker from a remote U.S. science station. A Twin Otter plane began the trip Tuesday at about 8 a.m. EDT and is...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A veteran Pennsylvania congressman was convicted Tuesday in a racketeering case that largely centered on various efforts to repay an illegal $1 million campaign loan related to his unsuccessful 2007 mayoral bid. U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah was found guilty of all...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Routine commercial use of small drones was cleared for takeoff by the Obama administration Tuesday, after years of struggling to write rules that would both protect public safety and free the benefits of a new technology. The Federal Aviation Administration...
California's last nuclear power plant will close by 2025 under an accord announced Tuesday, ending three decades of safety debates that helped fuel the national anti-nuclear power movement. The state's largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Co., and environmental groups...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A daring South Pole medical rescue is underway. An airplane left a British base in Antarctica Tuesday for the 1,500-mile trip to evacuate a sick worker from a U.S. science station. Athena Dinar, spokeswoman for the British Antarctic Survey, said one of two Twin...