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NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City are looking for a quick-thinking thief who stole an 86-pound bucket of gold flakes worth nearly $1.6 million off an armored truck in Manhattan. The unidentified thief swiped the 5-gallon metal bucket off the back of the vehicle on Sept. 29...
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — It's become a hallmark of terror attacks and school shootings: the fateful minutes or hours when the wounded are hunkered down, waiting for the violence to play out and for help to arrive. In Monday's car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University, one of...
BOSTON (AP) — Sean "The Cannon" Gannon's claim to fame was a bloody, bare-knuckle fight he had with another mixed martial arts fighter. His day job as a Boston police officer hasn't been quite as action-packed. For the past decade, Gannon has been restricted to desk duty because...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has made a surprise appearance at the UNICEF Snowflake Ball in New York City. Clinton introduced singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry Tuesday night at the annual event in Manhattan. Clinton said, "We need champions like Katy" when...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Air conditioning company Carrier Corp. said Tuesday that it had reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence planned to travel to the state Thursday to unveil the agreement...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Bay Area health officials warned the public Tuesday to throw out any leftovers from a community Thanksgiving meal they suspect sickened at least 16 people, including three who died. Officials are still trying to determine what caused the...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Former North Charleston patrolman Michael Slager choked back tears Tuesday, testifying in his own defense that he felt "total fear" when the black motorist he was chasing from a traffic stop got control of his Taser and pointed it at him. Slager, 35,...
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — With flames dripping from tree branches like lava and the air filled with embers, thousands of people raced through a hell-like landscape as they fled from wildfires that killed three people and destroyed hundreds of homes and a resort in the Great Smoky...
DALLAS (AP) — Health officials are going door-to-door in the Texas neighborhood of a woman who is believed to be the first person to contract the Zika virus by getting bitten by a mosquito in that state. Officials are offering to test the woman's neighbors in Brownsville, which...