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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police say they're dealing with a language barrier as they investigate the stabbing of two people on a tour bus by a man who was fatally shot by a trooper on Interstate 95. Police say another trooper is interpreting for the many Asian...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Rev. Juan D. McFarland is described as a man of "passion, prayer and purpose" in a three-paragraph summary on the website of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. The site concludes by saying such an overview "does not begin to tell his story."...
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A convicted murderer who police say killed his mother two days after being released from prison told a judge that he's guilty and doesn't want a trial. Steven Pratt, 45, told a judge through tears on Tuesday that he doesn't have a lawyer, before he was...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A man who stabbed passengers on a casino-bound tour bus on Interstate 95 in Connecticut was fatally shot by state police, officials said Wednesday. The unidentified man began attacking passengers around 10 p.m., state police spokesman Lt. Paul Vance said...
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas nurse who caught Ebola from an infected patient was no stranger to the risks of working around one of the world's most feared viruses. In nursing school, Nina Pham had studied microbiology and infection prevention. A classmate said students discussed Ebola...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote outpost on Alaska's Arctic Coast where people are used to doing their own thing has applied that independent streak to gay marriage. A magistrate in Barrow, Alaska — the nation's northernmost community, and one that cannot be reached by road —...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult but prudent decision: He said no. The friend had recently returned to the United States from Ebola-ravaged Liberia, and Johnson...
NEW YORK (AP) — They were 16 when they confessed to kidnapping and killing a stranger and taking a joyride in his car. They quickly recanted but were convicted of murder. Now, almost 30 years later, Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson plans to ask a judge Wednesday to...
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston auction house was set to close an online auction on 13 negatives from John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy's wedding in Newport, Rhode Island. The negatives feature images of the wedding party posing outside, the newlyweds leaving the church and...