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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tori Sisson and Shante Wolfe camped in a blue and white tent outside the Montgomery County Courthouse during the early hours Monday, hugging and talking excitedly of getting married soon. They hoped to be the first couple to get a marriage license Monday...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It took 16 years of twists and turns. Over and over, Dr. Nancy Sullivan thought she was close to an Ebola vaccine, only to see the next experiment fail. "A case of resuscitation more than once," is how the National Institutes of Health researcher describes the...
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — The long-simmering fight over noise from planes and helicopters landing on Long Island's Hamptons is reaching a crescendo this winter: Town officials are considering new laws to strictly limit flights, while aviation advocates are headed to court in order to...
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Jury selection is to begin Monday in the trial of the man accused of fatally shooting a former Navy SEAL who was depicted in the Oscar-nominated film "American Sniper." More than 260 potential jurors are set to report to district court in the Texas...
Sharon Bowen thought her late husband was a bit crazy for buying a scrapbook filled with black and white photos of Cleveland ballplayers from the early 1900s — but not anymore. It turns out that book held what may be the only autographed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson, the Holy...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX aimed for both a launch and landing within minutes of each other Sunday. The rocket company led by billionaire Elon Musk stood ready to launch its first deep space mission at sunset, an observatory that will shoot to a spot 1 million miles from...
The Chronicle of Philanthropy in Washington released its annual list Sunday of the top 50 American donors to nonprofit organizations in 2014. Here are five things to know about their contributions: WIDER WALLETS Donations from the top 50 were up 27.5 percent over 2013, to $9.8...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Every step used to be a miracle for Adam Taliaferro. Now the onetime Penn State defensive back — whose NFL dreams were ended by a devastating spinal cord injury — is running. Fifteen years after a hit left him motionless on the Ohio Stadium turf, Taliaferro...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — They are sisters, born just two years apart. Now they are divided by the aisle of a courtroom. Shayanna Jenkins sits behind her fiance, Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriot on trial for murder. Shaneah Jenkins sits with the family of Odin...