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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles area authorities say they're looking for a motorist who crashed into three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes, leaving them with fatal injuries and fleeing the scene. The 13-year-old girls, including twin sisters, were in a...
FLANDERS, N.Y. (AP) — When Brooklyn chef Jason Marcus talks about preparing Long Island duck, he can't help salivating. "There's a great balance between the fat and really, really, tender meat," said the owner of trendy nightspots Traif and Xixa. "It is beautiful when you're...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Three teenage girls trick-or-treating in costume were hit and killed in a Halloween hit-and-run collision while walking at a Southern California intersection Friday night, authorities said. The girls were in a crosswalk near an elementary school in Santa...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Police say an 88-year-old central Missouri man accused of fatally stabbing his 86-year-old wife told investigators he didn't want the couple to be a burden on their family. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports ( http://bit.ly/1nY5Gd2 ) Donald Marvin Rowland...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoked the Ebola crisis as the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade made its freewheeling way through downtown Manhattan on Friday...
The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket ship is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details on what happened over the Mojave Desert on Friday. While several people expressed sadness that one pilot was...
The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket ship is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details on what happened over the Mojave Desert on Friday. While several people expressed sadness that one pilot was...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns. Family spokesman Jonathan Franks told The Associated Press on Friday that the judge decided to release...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo accident proved what astronauts and their families know too well: Space can be deadly. The pilot who died Friday would be the 20th person killed in flight in either a space mission or a flight test. Add the three Apollo 1...