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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Police say three people have been shot to death at a condominium complex east of the University of North Carolina campus and a man has been arrested. Chapel Hill police told local news outlets that Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, was arrested and has been...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The question of who can replace Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show" seems roughly akin to asking his fans what might serve for the sun. His passion, wit and boldness make for a magical combination that will be difficult to re-create when Stewart steps away as host...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart's fans were gobsmacked by the sad news he delivered on Tuesday's edition of "The Daily Show": He's leaving his phony anchor desk and ending his reign as phony newsman, and the loss is to real news. "This show doesn't deserve an even slightly restless...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sided with the government in a lawsuit alleging the National Security Agency is illegally engaging in the bulk collection of Internet and telephone records in the hunt for potential terrorists. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White...
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Whenever an endangered animal dies at the San Diego Zoo, researchers race out, regardless of the hour, to remove its sperm or eggs, maybe a bit of ear or eyeball, and carefully freeze the cells in liquid nitrogen. Today, the survival of the northern...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Three Navy rear admirals linked to a massive bribery scandal that cost the government at least $20 million have been reprimanded but will not face criminal charges, the Navy announced Tuesday. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus issued secretarial letters of censure to...
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC announced Tuesday that it is suspending Brian Williams as "Nightly News" anchor and managing editor for six months without pay for misleading the public about his experiences covering the Iraq War. NBC chief executive Steve Burke said Williams' actions were...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The secretary of the Navy has reprimanded three rear admirals in a case linked to a massive bribery scandal, but they won't face criminal charges. A Navy statement Tuesday says letters of censure were issued to Michael Miller, Terry Kraft and David Pimpo. Kraft...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dietary advice can be confusing. Is it OK to eat meat and eggs? Is fat in or out? What about grains? How much salt? An advisory committee's recommendations for the nation's dietary patterns are due soon, and some advice may be changing. The committee is...