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PHOENIX (AP) — A man accused of decapitating his wife and their pet dogs before mutilating himself has gone from a hospital bed to a jail cell. Phoenix police identified the man as Kenneth Dale Wakefield. Police say he was in a county lockup Sunday on $2 million bail after being...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A pair of small explosions just 20 minutes and a few miles apart shocked congregants at two churches in southern New Mexico. There were no injuries or deaths from the blasts Sunday morning outside Calvary Baptist and Holy Cross Catholic in Las Cruces...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air conditioners in Boston, Hartford and New York...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades. A new exhibit at Kennedy Space Center features two pieces of debris, one from each lost shuttle, as well as poignant, personal...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials' review of the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old black man by a white police officer has he carried an air rifle in an Ohio Wal-Mart remains unfinished as his relatives plan a rally and vigil to mark one year since his death. John Crawford...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 14 display cases at Kennedy Space Center contain intensely personal mementoes and other items representing the astronauts who perished in the Challenger and Columbia accidents. They are part of NASA's new "Forever Remembered" exhibit, which...
NEW YORK (AP) — It should be a piece of cake. Customer comes in, asks for a cake with a specific design or for a particular event, baker makes it, everyone's happy. But sometimes customers and bakers have clashed over what goes on the cake, or whether to make it at all. An...
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Another American illegally killed a lion with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe several months ago, authorities said Sunday amid an international outcry over the U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July. Zimbabwe's...
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area community that targeted blacks by demolishing poor neighborhoods is scrambling to come up with money to finally end the case — 44 years after a federal judge found clear evidence of discrimination. The judge, Damon Keith, is now 93 years...