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SEATTLE (AP) — The family of an Ethiopian runner who famously won an Olympic marathon barefoot is suing Vibram, the maker of a popular line of minimalist running shoes, saying it used his name without permission. Abebe Bikila, who died in 1973, was a last-minute entrant in the...
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — The small Arizona town where Kayla Jean Mueller grew up began gathering in grief Tuesday upon learning that the 26-year-old aid worker who traveled the world on a quest to help others died while in the hands of Islamic State militants. A small memorial on...
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman is facing a disorderly conduct charge after offering to perform a same-sex wedding inside a courthouse. Autauga County Sheriff Joe Sedinger says the woman was arrested Tuesday in the probate office. Sedinger says a dispute occurred...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $485 million, making Wednesday night's drawing the fifth largest prize in U.S. history. It's been more than two months since someone won the Powerball jackpot, so the prize has been gradually growing from its $40...
MIAMI (AP) — Drivers at drunken-driving checkpoints don't have to speak to police or even roll down their windows. They just have to place their license and registration on the glass, along with a note saying they have no comment, won't permit a search and want a lawyer. At...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Newsweek Twitter feed was briefly hacked this morning, purportedly by a group associated with the Islamic State. Several posts to Newsweek's Twitter feed referenced Cyber Caliphate, a hacker group affiliated with the Islamic State, which claimed...
CHICAGO (AP) — Film clips have surfaced of a 1915 disaster that left 844 people dead when a ship headed to a company picnic capsized in the Chicago River. The first-known footage of the Eastland disaster was spotted by Jeff Nichols, a doctoral student at the University of...
CHICAGO (AP) — Film clips have surfaced of a 1915 disaster that left 844 people dead when a ship taking people to a company picnic capsized in Chicago. The first-known footage of the Eastland disaster was spotted by Jeff Nichols, a doctoral student at the University of Illinois...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An elevator shaft withstood a more than 2-ton explosive punch meant to implode a Las Vegas hotel, and crews now are planning a little more work to finish the job. Most of the 12-story Clarion casino-hotel crumbled in a pre-dawn Tuesday demolition designed to...