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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say two women were shot and killed and six other people were wounded in an early-morning attack at a home in Nebraska's largest city, Omaha. Police say officers responded to a report of gunfire at a home at the intersection of North 34th and Parker...
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) — The military says two Marines were killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in Southern California. The Third Marine Aircraft Wing chopper was carrying just the two when it went down late Friday afternoon at the base in...
HAVANA (AP) — Everyone warns you Old Havana is a facade, but it's impossible not to be taken by its charms. In my hotel room, the soft sound of guitars enters from the balcony. In the cobblestone street below, I enjoy a cigar and watch a teenage girl introduce her boyfriend to...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Defense attorneys for the former Vanderbilt University football players whose own cellphones show they participated in a dorm-room sex assault have placed blame on the elite Southern university, saying their clients' judgment was warped by a campus...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's Supreme Court voted Friday to prohibit state judges from belonging to the Boy Scouts on grounds that the group discriminates against gays. The court said its seven justices unanimously voted to heed a recommendation by its ethics advisory...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. Now, a condom use requirement could follow. Nevada health officials said Friday that they're considering strict brothel-style...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents shot and killed a man who had driven through a West Texas checkpoint without stopping for inspection, Customs and Border Protection said Friday. The shooting happened around 5 p.m. Thursday, after a motorist pulled into the...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents have shot and killed a man who officials say drove through a West Texas checkpoint. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Friday about the shooting. The agency said it happened around 5 p.m. Thursday, after a...
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials are surveying the ocean and shoreline for signs of spilled oil after a towing vessel sank off Oahu. Coast Guard spokeswoman Petty Officer Melissa McKenzie said Friday that crews are looking for oil from the air and along the shoreline. The Coast Guard...