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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A teenager who survived a flight to Hawaii as a stowaway in the plane's wheel well said he hopped on the closest flight that was going west in an effort to find his birth mom and can't believe he survived the journey. Yahya Abdi, 15, spoke over Google...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A teenager who survived a trip to Hawaii as a stowaway in a plane's wheel well says he hopped on the closest flight that was going west and can't believe he survived the journey. Fifteen-year-old Yahye Abdi spoke over Google Chat to KPIX-5 ( http://cbsloc...
Frank Schaefer lost his job but not his voice. Defrocked by the United Methodist Church six months ago for officiating his son's same-sex wedding, Schaefer has gained a following among reformers who want the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination to loosen its policies...
BOSTON (AP) — Ihor Lakatosh struggles to describe his life before the surgeries, when his severe burns went untreated for years in his native Ukraine, leaving him with one arm fused to his body, unable to walk and abandoned by his mother. The 11-year-old boy, however, smiles...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Fire Department will now have a much greater role in responding to reports of possible gas leaks, according to an order made by Mayor Bill de Blasio in response to the March explosion that leveled two East Harlem buildings and killed eight...
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri inmate was put to death early Wednesday for killing two St. Louis County women in 1996, marking the state's fifth execution this year. John Winfield was executed at the state prison in Bonne Terre by lethal injection at 12:01 a.m. and was...
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri inmate was put to death early Wednesday for killing two St. Louis County women in 1996, marking the state's fifth execution this year. John Winfield was executed at the state prison in Bonne Terre by lethal injection at 12:01 a.m. and was...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Michael Jace is scheduled to appear in a Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday for arraignment on a murder charge filed after his wife's shooting death last month. The actor, who played a police officer on the television series "The Shield," did not enter a...
BOSTON (AP) — Ihor Lakatosh struggles to describe his life before the surgeries, when his severe burns went untreated for years in his native Ukraine, leaving him with one arm fused to his body, unable to walk and abandoned by his mother. The 11-year-old boy, however, smiles...