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LOS ANGELES (AP) — It all happened in seconds. But those brief moments would forever change life for David Klinger, a self-described "beach kid" who'd dreamt of being a police officer since he was a kid. He'd entered the Los Angeles Police Academy in 1981 with a clear motive. He...
ANOTHER SETBACK FOR THE SPACE X FALCON ROCKET AS IT APPEARED TO DISINTEGRATE SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF FROM CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA. SPACE X MISSION CONTROL SAYING THE INITIAL TAKEOFF WAS SUCCESSFUL BUT PROBLEMS OCCURRED AS THE ROCKET WENT SUPERSONIC. THIS IS SECOND FAILED LAUNCH OF...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — When it comes to presidents, New Hampshire is much better at picking them than producing them. While the 14th president, Franklin Pierce, was a New Hampshire native, no one else has come close in the 100 years since the state began holding statewide...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling, teetering or at least getting critical new looks. But is it a sign of real change in a region known for fiercely defending its complex traditions, or simply the work of frightened politicians and nervous...
CINCINNATI (AP) — David Bowles is excitedly making plans to move from a homeless shelter to an apartment of his own in a few weeks, thanks to a new Department of Veterans Affairs program helping homeless veterans find long-term employment. "They saved me," said the 56-year-old...
An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and the first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, still reeling from previous failed shipments. The accident occurred about 2 1/2 minutes...
SAYING THERE'S AN INCREASED TERROR THREAT BUILDING, THE F-B-I AND DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ARE WARNING AMERICANS TO BE VIGILANT AS THE JULY 4TH HOLIDAY APPROACHES. REPRESENTATIVE LEE ZELDIN, A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, SAYS IT'S EVER MORE LIKELY AN...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama's law. There's no shortage of pressing issues, including prescription drug prices, high insurance deductibles and long-term...
Police searching for the second of two escaped prisoners who pulled off an elaborate breakout from a maximum-security New York prison three weeks ago say that the remaining escapee is fatigued and likely to make a mistake after law enforcement officers shot and killed his...