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CINCINNATI (AP) — Deep-sea explorers have recovered thousands of gold and silver coins and more than 40 heavy gold bars easily worth millions of dollars, and a slew of personal items that are a virtual time capsule of the California Gold Rush, according to newly unsealed court...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Now's the time to get moonstruck. Forty-five years ago Sunday, Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on another world. Armstrong's "one small step ... one giant leap" on the dusty lunar surface July 20, 1969,...
A parish food pantry worker who was fired over her marriage to another woman sued the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph on Thursday, the latest in a growing number of clashes over gay rights between Roman Catholic leaders and their employees nationwide. Colleen Simon, 57, said...
DETROIT (AP) — A young man who participated in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist needed a father to "beat the hell" out of him as a kid to discourage him from committing such a crime, a judge said Thursday. The stunning remarks by Wayne County Judge James Callahan came as...
NEW YORK (AP) — The son of former tennis great John McEnroe and actress Tatum O'Neal has been charged with drug possession. Authorities say Kevin McEnroe and another man were arrested Tuesday night during "a narcotics transaction" in New York's East Village. McEnroe didn't enter...
WALDWICK, N.J. (AP) — A tractor-trailer rear-ended an unmarked police car early Thursday, killing a Waldwick officer, the second New Jersey officer to die in the line of duty this week. Officer Christopher Goodell, 32, was operating radar to check for speeders on Route 17 at...
WASHINGTON (AP) — From Adolf Hitler down to the petty bureaucrats who staffed the Nazi death camps, thousands of perpetrators of World War II war crimes were eventually written up in vast reams of investigative files — files that now, for the first time, can be viewed in their...
ABOARD THE USCGC WAESCHE (AP) — China has been boarding ships looking for mock pirates and contraband as it joins the world's largest maritime exercises for the first time. On Wednesday, Chinese sailors from the destroyer Haikou boarded the Coast Guard cutter Waesche for a drill...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Palestinian-American teenager who relatives say was beaten by Israeli authorities returned home to Florida late Wednesday, saying he will never think of freedom in the same way again. Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, and his mother flew back to Tampa on a flight...