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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. The California eighth-grader has launched a company to develop low-cost machines to print Braille, the touch-based writing system for the visually...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jury selection in the trial of the man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 others in an attack on a Colorado movie theater is set to begin, with the first of 9,000 prospective jurors reporting to court on Tuesday. Their task will be to decide...
NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the murder case stemming from the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz, which helped catalyze a national missing-children's campaign: ___ THE CASE Six-year-old Etan Patz was walking to his Manhattan school bus stop alone for the first time when he vanished...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A construction worker was killed and a tractor-trailer driver injured when an interstate overpass undergoing demolition collapsed in Cincinnati, fire and emergency medical officials said. The Cincinnati Fire Department said the collapse onto southbound...
BOSTON (AP) — Victims of one of Mark Wahlberg's racially motivated attacks as a teenage delinquent in segregated Boston in the 1980s are divided over whether he should be granted a pardon for his crimes. Kristyn Atwood was among a group of mostly black fourth-grade students on a...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials say one person died and another person was injured when a highway overpass collapsed in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( http://cin.ci/1zsUAS1 ) reports that according to a police dispatch the southbound interstate 75 was closed indefinitely...
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Two police officers fatally shot an agitated man armed with at least one knife early Monday morning before finding his mother stabbed to death on the front steps of their home, authorities said. Local media have reported that the man, identified by the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Friends of a fitness model and actor who was hit by a train and killed while making a video said Monday that he was a bold and fearless person who just made a rare mistake. "It was just a freaky moment where something got out of control," said Warren Coulter,...
Tributes and rallies were held around the U.S. on Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. In cities nationwide, demonstrators also used the occasion to protest inequality and injustice. This year's King holiday followed several high-profile incidents in...