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Timeline in the abduction of a woman from a Philadelphia street, and her rescue three days later in Maryland, based on FBI affidavit: __ NOV. 2, 9:40 p.m.: Nursing assistant Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, 22, is grabbed while walking along a Philadelphia street, and struggles to...
PHOENIX (AP) — For a time, Shanesha Taylor was an Internet sensation. She was the mother who — despite leaving her children in a sweltering car during a job interview — attracted sympathy from around the nation with a tear-stained mug shot. She received $114,000 in donations...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just after a midterm election that was driven by voters' anxiety about the U.S. economy, the government is likely Friday to report the latest strong monthly job gain. Employers are expected to have added 230,000 jobs in October, according to economists surveyed...
One side was euphoric, the other dismayed, but both foes and supporters of same-sex marriage swiftly turned their attention to the U.S. Supreme Court after an against-the-grain appeals court ruling upheld bans or restrictions on gay marriage in four states. The 2-1 ruling...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Seven decades after his plane was lost on Greenland's ice cap, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy is honoring the pilot, an alumnus who volunteered for several daring rescue missions during World War II before the one that killed him and two other U.S. service...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Lawyers for one of three Afghan military officers facing deportation after sneaking away from a military training exercise in Massachusetts said he was improperly denied entry into Canada when he arrived at the border seeking refugee status. Capt. Mohammad...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho Army National Guard helicopter crashed Thursday night during a training mission, killing the two people aboard, the military said. National Guard spokesman Col. Tim Marsano confirmed the deaths of the two male pilots but did not release any details...
One side was euphoric, the other dismayed, but both foes and supporters of same-sex marriage swiftly turned their attention to the U.S. Supreme Court after an against-the-grain appeals court ruling upheld bans or restrictions on gay marriage in four states. The 2-1 ruling...
In Barrow, Alaska, it all begins with a euphoric voice over a crackling radio: "Hey, hey, hey!" The signal from an Inupiat whaling captain in a tiny boat on the grey waters of the Chukchi Sea is heard in nearly every home of this frozen town as far north as you can go in the...