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CHICAGO (AP) — A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office building in downtown Chicago's bustling financial district, police said. The worker pulled a gun after entering the 17th-floor...
WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA plans to make oxygen — a key ingredient of rocket fuel — on Mars early next decade. Space agency officials Thursday unveiled seven instruments they plan to put on a Martian rover that would launch in 2020, including two devices aimed at bigger Mars...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A woman who admitted to taking her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and ditching him in freezing temperatures outside an Iowa gas station was convicted Thursday of kidnapping. A federal jury deliberated for about three hours before finding Kristen Smith...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Several bodies had been stored for up to a decade or more at a Rhode Island funeral home whose owner killed himself last week, police said Thursday. The bodies of five elderly adults — three men and two women — and one fetus were found along with the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA plans to make oxygen — a key ingredient of rocket fuel — on Mars early next decade. Space agency officials unveiled seven instruments they plan to put on a Martian rover that would launch in 2020, including two devices aimed at bigger future Mars missions...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Swimming pool with a hot tub. Four bedrooms and four-car garage. Granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. That's what $ 1 million will buy you in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa. What will the same seven-figure price tag get you in San Francisco? Not...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. The travel advisory applies to nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where the deadly disease has killed more than...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five people sued the federal government Thursday alleging that an expanded national security screen targeting Muslims has led to lengthy delays and denials in their citizenship and green card applications. The lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Colorado woman was convicted Thursday of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures outside an Iowa gas station as police closed in. A federal jury deliberated for about three hours before finding Kristen Smith,...