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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas' literary archive said Wednesday it paid $2.2 million for the works of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a price the school sought to keep secret until ordered to make it public by the state attorney general's office. Officials...
ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit couple who have two older children are adjusting to life after becoming parents to identical triplets — a multiple birth a doctor calls rare. The Whiteley family of St. Clair Shores is celebrating the one-month birthdays...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — In his most extensive comments on the JonBenet Ramsey case, the former Colorado police chief who led the investigation into the high-profile 1996 slaying of the 6-year-old beauty queen acknowledged online that officers botched the initial handling of the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly a decade ago, the U.S. secretary of transportation stood at the site of a horrendous commuter train crash near downtown Los Angeles and called for the adoption of a new train car design that testing showed could blunt the tremendous force of a head-on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a state regulatory board made up mostly of dentists violated federal law against unfair competition when it tried to prevent lower-cost competitors in other fields from offering teeth-whitening services. By a 6-3 vote, the...
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Warrants for three Wesleyan University students arrested after a rash of illnesses on campus linked to the party drug Molly show police believe the bad batch of the drug originated in the Washington, D.C., area. The students, all neuroscience majors,...
MIAMI (AP) — The mother of Trayvon Martin says she's disappointed with the Justice Department's decision not to prosecute her son's killer. Thursday is the third anniversary of the night George Zimmerman shot her unarmed teenager while volunteering for a neighborhood watch group...
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck that a Southern California commuter train smashed into at a railroad crossing did "all he could" to free the vehicle from the tracks and then ran for help before the crash that injured dozens, his lawyer said. Attorney Ron...
NEW YORK (AP) — Three men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group and wage war against the United States were arrested Wednesday on terrorism charges, including one who spoke of attacking President Barack Obama or planting a bomb on Coney Island,...