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ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s traveling Bible hasn't gone on regular display since President Barack Obama used it while taking his second oath of office two years ago. The public hasn't seen the slain civil rights icon's 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal in recent...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Samuel Goldwyn Jr., a champion of the independent film movement and son to one of the founding fathers of Hollywood cinema, has died. He was 88. Goldwyn died Friday night at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center said family friend A. Scott Berg, the author of a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A 50-percent plunge in the price of crude oil, resulting from abundant global oil supplies, and cheaper gasoline at the pump raise critical questions about whether the Keystone XL oil pipeline is still needed or even makes financial sense. Oil prices always...
NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Stone, the award-winning novelist who spun out tales worldwide of seekers, frauds and other misbegotten American dreamers in such works as "A Flag for Sunrise" and "Dog Soldiers," died Saturday at age 77. Stone died at his home in Key West, Florida, his...
Investigators are probing the background of a suspect in a shooting spree in Moscow, Idaho, that left three people dead and another critically wounded. A gunman opened fire Saturday at three separate locations in the western Idaho city, killing a victim at each site. John Lee,...
TOMBALL, Texas (AP) — Authorities now say they do not consider an incident at a Texas hospital involving a distraught father to be a hostage situation. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said Saturday night that a man was distraught about his son's medical condition and was with...
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a man believed to be the father of a patient has taken at least two people hostage at a hospital near Houston. It was not immediately clear if the man was armed. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said Saturday night it believed the man was a...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police on Saturday were investigating the possibility of gang involvement in the killings of four men shot to death in a trendy San Francisco neighborhood. The four were shot while sitting in a double-parked car around 10 p.m. Friday in the Hayes Valley...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of people holding pens aloft in support of free expression rallied in New York City on Saturday to mourn victims of a deadly terror attack targeting a French satirical publication. The demonstrators braved freezing temperatures in Manhattan's Washington...