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HAYDEN, Idaho (AP) — A 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed a woman after he reached into her purse at a northern Idaho Wal-Mart and her concealed gun fired, authorities said Tuesday. The woman was shopping with several children, and it is unclear how they are related,...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Waterford crystal ball is ready for its New Year's close-up. The glittering 11,875-pound ball was tested Tuesday ahead of the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square, where tens of thousands of revelers are expected to ring in 2015. Workers coiled massive...
HAYDEN, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in northern Idaho say a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother after he reached into her purse at a Wal-Mart store and the concealed gun fired. Kootenai County sheriff's spokesman Stu Miller tells reporters that the shooting was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House's third-ranking Republican leader said Tuesday he regrets speaking 12 years ago to a white supremacist group and condemns the views of such groups. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana said that as a state legislator in 2002, he spoke to...
The Maryland Board of Physicians says it has revoked the medical license of a Baltimore anesthesiologist who assisted in six suicides in the state. The order dated Dec. 12 says Dr. Lawrence Egbert does not dispute that he acted as an "exit guide" for the six patients as medical...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A pilot is dead after crashing a small plane just feet away from a home south of Denver. The twin-engine Cessna 404 came down in a snowy front yard, several feet away from the residence, after taking off from nearby Centennial Airport around 4:30 a.m...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Motorists rejoicing over decisions to discontinue unpopular red-light camera programs don't have to drive too far for a buzzkill. The number of red-light cameras nationwide is falling because of opposition from lawmakers and average Joes — but the use of...
Sales of $1 million homes are booming, even as overall sales have sputtered this year. It's further evidence of how the nearly six-year economic recovery has favored the wealthy. Those with epic stock portfolios, superb credit and cash to spare are snapping up estates, pied-a-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that N.Y. Rep. Michael Grimm made the right decision by resigning from Congress after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges. Boehner, R-Ohio, said that Grimm's decision was "honorable," adding that he knows Grimm made...