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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the nation's Internet...
MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said Friday. The evidence came...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not run for another term in 2016, saying he wanted to focus on bringing Democrats back to power in the Senate rather than his own re-election. Reid, 75, lost his role as majority leader — the Senate's...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland misallocated $28.4 million in federal money for its flawed health care exchange and should pay the money back, according to a federal audit set to be released Friday. The audit by the inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek re-election to another term, saying he wanted to focus on bringing Democrats back to power in the Senate rather than his own re-election. Reid, 75, said in a statement that it would be "...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Days after Donald Sterling was banned for life from the NBA and in jeopardy of losing his Los Angeles Clippers, he was trying to ensure that the woman who led to his downfall had a house of her own. In a recording played Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court...
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A woman who police say is at the center of a scheme to kidnap babies to claim as her own calls herself a mogul, a motivational speaker, a poet, a songwriter and one of the "kindest women you will ever meet," on her many websites. But police paint...
DECEPTION ISLAND, Antarctica (AP) — Deep below the ice, far from the playful penguins and other animals that bring tourists to Antarctica, is a cold and barren world that by all indications should be completely void of life. But recently, scientists researching melting ice...
PHOENIX (AP) — The co-pilot who authorities believe intentionally crashed an airplane into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, honed his flying skills early in his aviation career in Arizona. Lufthansa Group said Thursday that 27-year-old Andreas Lubitz trained in...