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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mornings are about to improve for the Italian astronaut who's been suffering through instant coffee at the International Space Station since fall. An espresso machine is on the supply capsule scheduled for launch Monday. SpaceX has a single second —...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors are hearing closing arguments at the trial of a man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (AY'-tahn payts) in 1979. Defense attorney Harvey Fishbein says prosecutors have not shown that a 2012 confession by Pedro Hernandez was credible. Fishbein said...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — An official says one person is dead and a community college campus is on lockdown as authorities search for a man with a gun. Kim Best, spokeswoman for the city of Goldsboro, says there is one victim in the campus shooting at Wayne County Community College...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A community college in North Carolina is reporting that the campus is on lockdown. The website for Wayne County Community College in Goldsboro says the campus is on lockdown and that the warning is not a drill.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Aside from peace signs and food cooperatives, the 1970s influx of longhaired youth to Vermont brought experimental communes to the hillsides and social activism, as well as drug use and fears of a hippie invasion. Now the Vermont Historical Society is...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for the mother of a severely disabled man left in the woods for several days near a Philadelphia park, authorities said. Nyia Parler left her 21-year-old son — who is quadriplegic and has cerebral palsy — lying in leaves and...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — For three decades, the stained and blurry photograph presented a great mystery to Civil War historians. It was a picture taken of another photo, which appeared far older and was encased in a peeling, gilded frame. In the foreground of that photo stood a man...
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Eddie Driggers had been out of active policing for five years when North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey offered him the top job in South Carolina's third-largest city. Driggers, working as a chaplain for a group that helps police departments, had to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday. As recently as 2013, slightly more than 8 out of 10 had coverage. Whether the new number from the Gallup-...