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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX will have to wait another day to deliver groceries to the International Space Station. Fast-approaching storm clouds prevented the unmanned rocket from blasting off Monday from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The company will try again Tuesday. But...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Supreme Court postponed execution dates for four inmates, effectively halting all executions while the courts decide whether current protocols for putting people to death are constitutional. Tennessee last executed a prisoner in 2009. Since...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A week shy of the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration proposed new regulations Monday aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Advocates for a black inmate facing execution in Missouri said Monday that he was unfairly sentenced to death when African-Americans were excluded from the jury at his St. Louis County trial. Andre Cole, 52, is scheduled to die Tuesday for killing a man in 1998...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Days before his death, 6-year-old Jesse Lewis scrawled three words on his mother's kitchen chalkboard in Connecticut that could now prompt a national change in teacher training. Those three words — nurturing, healing and love — became the inspiration for a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of California's largest water providers is considering a proposal that would reduce the amount of water it delivers to more than two dozen cities and agencies serving 19 million people amid the lengthening drought. A board committee of the Metropolitan...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man whose van struck and killed a 2-year-old boy on a Milwaukee street was shot to death after getting out to check on the child, police said. A 15-year-old boy who came from a nearby house was also fatally shot. Archie Brown Jr., 41, died at the scene of...
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge sentenced convicted murderer Jodi Arias to life in prison without the possibility of release on Monday, ending a nearly seven-year-old case that attracted worldwide attention with its salacious details. Four family members of victim Travis Alexander spoke...
JEMISON, Ala. (AP) — A gunman shot a woman at a doctor's office in a small Alabama town, then fled to a nearby home, where he was in a standoff with police Monday, officials said. The standoff ended, Steve Jarrett of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said early Monday afternoon...