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SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Police said they prevented a "horrific tragedy" by arresting two teenage boys who plotted to kill three high school staffers then gun down as many students as possible in a quaint Los Angeles suburb. The boys, who were trying to get weapons, had...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday that he reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release, saying the club had agreed to donate to several groups that support gay rights. Kluwe had accused the Vikings of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show "Will and Grace." Show...
NEW YORK (AP) — Few would recognize his face, but most would know his voice: that booming baritone that for nearly four decades would introduce the lineups on "Saturday Night Live." Don Pardo, the durable television and radio announcer whose resonant voice-over style was widely...
NEW YORK (AP) — Few would recognize his face, but most would know his voice: that booming baritone that for nearly four decades would introduce the lineups on "Saturday Night Live." Don Pardo, the durable television and radio announcer whose resonant voice-over style was widely...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show "Will and Grace." Show...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Post-Katrina scandals have abated and the homicide rate dropped markedly last year, but violent crime still plagues New Orleans and challenges abound for the person who ultimately replaces police chief Ronal Serpas. Serpas, the city native and career police...
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Deep in a mine shaft in the California desert, the body of a pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine was discovered after a search of nearly two months. Far off in Alaska, a man alleged to have been her lover was arrested on suspicion of homicide...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — For most of his career, Jim Jeffords was one of a now all-but-vanished breed — a moderate-to-liberal Northeast Republican who championed the environment, education and the rights of disabled Americans. Along with the likes of Sens. Olympia Snowe of Maine,...