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FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Investigators wearing bulletproof vests sit in unmarked cars outside a Southern California recycling center, swapping license plate details over two-way radio before dawn. A truck emerges and they follow, hoping to learn where drivers pick up what to many...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — "Fifty Shades of Grey" hasn't even opened in theaters yet but already it is getting a big thumbs-down from religious and other groups who say it is degrading to women and endorses sexual violence. One social media campaign is encouraging would-be movie-goers...
NEW YORK (AP) — The indictment of New York Police Department Officer Peter Liang Wednesday on charges of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in the stairwell shooting of Akai Gurley comes two months after a grand jury declined to charge Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Are you a hack waiting to happen? Your boss wants to find out. High-profile hacks have companies on the defense, trying to prevent becoming the next Sony Pictures or Anthem. And data shows phishing emails are more and more common as entry points for hackers —...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Embattled Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber had reached a decision to resign because of an ethics scandal surrounding him and his fiancée, but he changed his mind for reasons that are unclear, three people with direct knowledge of the situation said Wednesday. They...
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says longtime '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon has been killed in New York City car crash. He was 73 years old. The crash happened Wednesday in Manhattan. Police say a town car in which he was a passenger hit another car. Simon and the town car's driver...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedy Central is mulling a "short list" of replacements for "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, a decision that could affect how much influence the show has on the 2016 presidential campaign. Also at issue: Whether Stewart, an executive producer for "Daily Show"...
The slayings of three young Muslims near the University of North Carolina tapped a deep well of fear and anger over bias toward American Muslims. The hashtag #MuslimLivesMatter spread widely on Twitter. When Chapel Hill police said a preliminary investigation indicated a parking...
CHICAGO (AP) — A plot twist in a legal drama featuring a mobster and a violin played out Wednesday when a prison chaplain announced in court minutes before his trial was to start that he was guilty of trying to help an imprisoned mob hit man recover a hidden Stradivarius. Eugene...