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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez's legal defense fund raised nearly $1.3 million up until the day before he was indicted on bribery and corruption charges, including $10,000 from a retired New Jersey developer who served two years in prison for making illegal kickbacks...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Coast Guard cutter arrived Thursday in San Diego with more than 14 tons of cocaine, part of what authorities described as a surge of seizures near Central and South America. The cocaine, valued by the Coast Guard at $424 million, was seized by U.S. and...
PHOENIX (AP) — Five people were found dead inside a north Phoenix home after a shooting Thursday in a suspected family dispute, police said. The names and ages of the three men and two women weren't immediately released, but police said they all were adults. A woman who was able...
EDITOR'S NOTE: On April 19, 1995, a pair of former U.S. Army soldiers loaded a rented Ryder truck with explosives in Oklahoma City and blew up a federal building and surrounding structures. The blast killed 168 people and injured more than 500 others, and the attack is the worst...
PHOENIX (AP) — Five people were found dead inside a north Phoenix home after a shooting Thursday in a suspected family dispute, police said. The names and ages of the three men and two women weren't immediately released, but police said they all were adults. A woman who was able...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former sailor testified Thursday that he falsely confessed to a 1997 rape and murder because he wanted the 11 hours of grueling interrogation by aggressive police detectives to end. "I just couldn't take it anymore," Danial Williams said. "I couldn't take...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The nation's poultry industry may have to live with a deadly bird flu strain for several years, which would be "devastating," the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief veterinary officer said Thursday. Dr. John Clifford also said that while new cases...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Bible usually unites Republicans in conservative Tennessee, but lately it is proving to be — as an epistle writer put it — more powerful and sharper than a double-edged sword. Legislators here are deeply divided over a proposal to make the holy text...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal grand jury has handed down a three-count indictment charging a 20-year-old Kansas man with trying to carry out a suicide attack at Fort Riley. Prosecutors say John T. Booker Jr. of Topeka was arrested Friday while trying to arm what he thought...