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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A satellite designed to produce high-resolution images of Earth from space has been successfully launched from a military base on California's Central Coast. The commercial satellite known as Worldview-3 was sent into space atop an Atlas...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 24-year-old man is accused of killing and dismembering several dogs and keeping their heads in small refrigerator in a Nevada motel room. Jason Brown is scheduled to appear at a status hearing Wednesday in Reno Justice Court on animal torture and drug charges...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robin Williams was everywhere in San Francisco, it seemed, as he made a place for himself in the everyday fabric of a city where he once said he passed for normal. The comedian was there to usher a few fellow inhabitants of the Bay Area into life — visiting...
MIAMI (AP) — Pop singer Justin Bieber pleaded guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor charges of careless driving and resisting arrest seven months after his arrest in Miami Beach following what police initially called an illegal street drag race. The 20-year-old pop star's plea deal...
NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Averbach was seated on a packed commuter bus in Jerusalem in 2003 when a Hamas suicide bomber disguised as an Orthodox Jew set off an explosion that left the New Jersey native paralyzed. More than a decade later, Averbach's family — he died in 2010 — and...
NORTH BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — A storm dumped an entire summer's worth of rain on parts of Long Island, leading to a fatal crash Wednesday and stranding drivers on roads flooded with door-handle-high water. A person died when an SUV was hit by a tractor-trailer at 4:40 a.m. on the...
NEW YORK (AP) — American victims of terror attacks in the Middle East want a Jordan-based bank to pay a price as well. A lawsuit filed in federal court in New York City in 2004 accused Arab Bank of helping Hamas finance a benefit plan for families of suicide bombers. The case is...
NORTH BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — A storm dumped an entire summer's worth of rain on parts of Long Island, stranding drivers in roads flooded with door-handle-high water on Wednesday. The staggering total, over 13 inches, was recorded from Tuesday evening until Wednesday morning at an...
ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with coral reefs and other underwater wonders. U.S. government...