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MIAMI (AP) — Convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla was handed a new prison sentence Tuesday of 21 years after a federal appeals court ruled his original 17-year sentence was too lenient. Padilla was convicted in 2007 on charges of supporting al-Qaida and terrorism conspiracy...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Heavy rains and flash flooding that washed away portions of the roadway prompted Nevada officials to close a nearly 50-mile stretch of Interstate 15, a major trucking artery that leads north from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City. Nevada transportation officials said...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council, set to meet Tuesday for the first time since the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer, said it plans to establish a review board to help guide the police department and make other changes aimed...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trump Entertainment Resorts has filed for bankruptcy and threatened to close the Taj Mahal Casino resort in November if it can't get concessions from its unions. The company filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday, saying it...
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Home Depot sank before the opening bell Tuesday after confirming that its payment systems had been hacked, potentially exposing millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores. The breach could turn...
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos has been advancing at a slower pace the past few days and is now moving parallel to a sparsely populated subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island. Lava from Kilauea volcano was still at least a mile from any homes...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — In some ways, Rebecca Wright doesn't understand all the fuss over her 96-year-old mother's recent marriage. After all, she says, "Anybody who wants to get married must have a little dementia." The courts, though, and some of Wright's other relatives aren't...
DETROIT (AP) — With a thumb swipe on a smartphone, your car one day will be able to drive into a parking deck, find an open spot and back into a space — all by itself. Technology being honed by French auto parts maker Valeo uses a dozen ultrasonic sound-wave sensors, 360-degree...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council, set to meet Tuesday for the first time since the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer, said it plans to establish a review board to help guide the police department and make other changes aimed...