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NEW YORK (AP) — An enigmatic figure looms over the trial of a man who confessed to killing Etan Patz: the former suspect who some still believe is behind the disappearance of the 6-year-old on May 25, 1979. Jose Antonio Ramos was never charged in the case that helped galvanize...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man stormed into a medical office building in downtown Fresno and fatally shot the mother of his five children before he killed himself, police in central California said Tuesday. In a chaotic scene, people hid in bathrooms at the Eye Medical Clinic and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man was found dead Tuesday in the Hollywood Hills home of oil fortune heir Andrew Getty, and the Getty family confirmed that it was the 47-year-old grandson of J. Paul Getty. A woman calling to report that someone had died sent officers to the gated home on...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man was found dead Tuesday in the Hollywood Hills home of Getty oil fortune heir Andrew Getty, but officials didn't say if the body was that of J. Paul Getty's grandson. A woman calling to report that someone had died sent officers to the gated home on...
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who garnered national attention a year ago when he and armed supporters engaged in a showdown with federal authorities, came to Carson City Tuesday with scores of allies to rally behind a bill seeking to reclaim land from the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music. Internet services such as Pandora and Spotify have millions of users. Now, several high-...
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents dropped by 9 percent last year to the lowest level since 1982, according to new State Department figures. The department's report for the 2014 fiscal year shows 6,441 adoptions from abroad, down from 7,094 in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Religious freedom laws like the one causing an uproar in Indiana have never been successfully used to defend discrimination against gays — and have rarely been used at all, legal experts say. However, past may not be prologue in these cases, since gays have only...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A private Pennsylvania college says it has expelled three students over a school radio broadcast in which they made racist comments and used a slur. Bucknell University president John Bravman (BRAHV'-mehn) met with about 1,000 students and staff Tuesday, a...