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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old boy who died from a gunshot wound at a Boy Scout camp in San Diego brought the handgun with him from his hometown of Las Vegas. San Diego County coroner's investigators performed an autopsy Tuesday, but neither they nor police would say...
HONOLULU (AP) — A top U.S. military official says a key role of the American troops in Iraq is assessing whether the country's security forces can hold together and whether its leaders are confident they can do their jobs. Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four people have pleaded guilty to running a scheme that collected ransoms from 128 families across the United States by falsely claiming their loved ones had been kidnapped. Ruth Raygoza of Chula Vista, California, Maria Contreras of Los Angeles and Adrian and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Mazursky, the innovative and versatile director who showed the absurdity of modern life in such movies as "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice" and "An Unmarried Woman," has died. He was 84. The filmmaker died of pulmonary cardiac arrest Monday at...
The London Bridge is not falling down, despite a British tabloid saying that the western Arizona tourist attraction could be bulldozed to make way for drug tourism. Lake Havasu City officials heard about the story in The Sun after a local resident from a London suburb showed...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Thousands of young people and some more weathered hikers are trekking up a path that cuts through aspen and pine to a summit of a Utah mountain about 60 miles east of Salt Lake City. The group includes train hoppers, students, lawyers, architects and others...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It's all long faces but heads mostly held high for the legions of American fans in Brazil for the World Cup after the U.S. team bowed out against Belgium. Upward of 20,000 people — mostly Americans — packed the golden sands of Copacabana beach in Rio de...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Nevada-based startup that plans on selling medical and recreational marijuana products named former New Mexico governor and U.S. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson as its CEO and president, the company announced Tuesday. The announcement...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Thousands of young people and some more weathered hikers are trekking up a path that cuts through aspen and pine to a summit of a Utah mountain about 60 miles east of Salt Lake City. The group includes train hoppers, students, lawyers, architects and others...