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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A section of scaffolding collapsed at a high-rise construction project in downtown Raleigh, killing three people and sending another to a hospital, officials said Monday. Jeffrey Hammerstein, a district chief at Wake County EMS, said three people were...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — What's one thing astronaut Scott Kelly can't do without when he moves into space this week for a year? A belt. Kelly went beltless during his five-month mission at the International Space Station a few years back, and he hated how his shirttails kept...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Seven Jewish siblings who died in a devastating New York house fire were laid to rest in Jerusalem on Monday at an emotional ceremony attended by several thousand mourners. Friends and relatives of the Sassoon family attended the service, as well as supporters...
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman who spent more than two decades on death row in her 4-year-old son's killing was exonerated Monday, bringing an end to a controversial case that relied almost entirely on the work of a detective with a long history of misconduct. Debra Milke...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A magistrate has ruled that prosecutor-turned-TV-host Jeanine Pirro will not testify in millionaire Robert Durst's hearing involving weapons charges. The 71-year-old Durst is in court Monday for a bond hearing. He's accused of killing a female friend in...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Seven Jewish siblings who were killed in a devastating New York house fire over the weekend were being laid to rest Monday after being flown to Israel for burial. Dozens of mourners, including the chief rabbi of Israel, attended the emotional service, which was...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities are investigating human remains discovered along an Alaska trail less than 2 miles from the home of a missing family of four, including two young children. The remains might be connected to the disappearance last May of Rebecca Adams, 23; her...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — New research funded by farmers aims to breed a wheat variety for people who can't eat wheat and other grains, an endeavor that comes as wider consumer interest in gluten-free foods is booming. The Kansas Wheat Commission is spending $200,000 for the first...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida Rep. Patrick Murphy will announce his campaign Monday to seek the Senate seat expected to be left vacant by Marco Rubio's likely presidential bid. The second-term Democrat — who won national exposure and the affection of many in his own party...