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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — He flashed a toothy grin in his second grade photograph, but by the ninth grade the smile was gone, replaced with an awkward smirk and a wild look in his eye. James Holmes, now 27, was still "Jimmy" then, by most accounts a happy, mild-mannered kid, but...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — They arrived in Los Angeles by the thousands to run, jump and swim and to play such team sports as soccer and softball. This week, however, Special Olympics athletes from around the world also are taking part in what could be called the Eye, Ear, Nose and...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota dentist has been publicly condemned for killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe, and a hired guide has been charged with a crime. Here are some details about the case that has gained global attention. THE HUNTER Walter James Palmer, 55, is a dentist...
BOSTON (AP) — After the winter of their discontent, it's been one bummer of a summer for Bostonians. The Red Sox are languishing; the city forfeited a chance to showcase itself to the planet as an Olympics host; and now the NFL has upheld star Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known, protected lion while on a hunt in Zimbabwe has advised his patients to seek care elsewhere since becoming a target of outrage from across the world. Walter James Palmer remained secluded in the face of protests...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author Wednesday, court records show. The...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Here are the latest developments in the investigation of the July 19 fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop by a University of Cincinnati police officer (all times local): ___ 10 p.m. An attorney for a white University of Cincinnati police officer...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama prisoner who went to federal court seeking an abortion filed a court document Wednesday saying she'd changed her mind and wanted to give birth, after the state had sought to prevent her from undergoing the procedure. The sworn statement, filed...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author Wednesday, court records show. The...