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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California couple has claimed a $528.8 million share of a record Powerball jackpot in January, state lottery officials said Tuesday. Flanked by security, Marvin and Mae Acosta went to a state lottery office in Van Nuys on Friday to claim their...
NEW YORK (AP) — A giant construction crane toppled off the new Tappan Zee Bridge being constructed north of New York City and collapsed across the busy span it is replacing, halting traffic Tuesday afternoon on the key suburban highway crossing. No cars were hit by the crane's...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police trying to keep protests from turning violent during the Republican convention are relying heavily on officers on bikes, who are not only more maneuverable but are seen as friendlier and less intimidating. Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams...
Accusations that Melania Trump lifted parts of her speech Monday to the Republican National Convention from one Michelle Obama gave eight years ago have become a trending topic on social media under #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes. Some tweets mocked Mrs. Trump as thanking her...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two St. Louis police officers will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old suspect, after a special prosecutor ruled Tuesday that the officers acted in self-defense. Isaac Holmes was killed in January 2015 after a stolen Chevrolet Monte Carlo sped...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court says the Justice Department does not have to turn over a prosecution training manual to defense attorneys. The ruling Tuesday covers the so-called Blue Book that instructs prosecutors about their duty to turn over certain documents to...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Has your child swallowed a small battery? In the future, a tiny robot made from pig gut could capture it and expel it. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are designing an ingestible robot that could bpatch wounds, deliver medicine or...
ATLANTA (AP) — A gunman inside a gun shop near Atlanta began shooting at police officers, who returned fire after responding to reports of a break-in at the business shortly before dawn Tuesday, Marietta police said. No injuries were reported and four suspects have been...