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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist who pleaded guilty to trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear weapon is set to be sentenced. Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni and his wife, Marjorie Roxby Mascheroni, pleaded guilty in 2013 to offering to...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Fifty-four years after they were sentenced to a month of hard labor in a chain gang for ordering lunch in South Carolina, nine black men are getting a new day in court. A prosecutor was expected to ask a judge Wednesday to vacate the convictions of the men...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An international team is piloting the helium-filled Two Eagles balloon across the Pacific Ocean in an effort to break a pair of major ballooning records. Five things to know about the challenge: THE GOAL. Accomplished balloon pilots Troy Bradley, of...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist who pleaded guilty to trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear weapon is set to be sentenced. Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni is scheduled to appear before a U.S. district judge in Albuquerque on Wednesday...
NEW YORK (AP) — They appeared to be scenes from a frozen apocalypse. Streets across the nation's largest city were empty, the only movement the changing traffic lights signaling to cars that weren't there. The subway system was shuttered, the city's pulse rendered still. Hardy...
A look at some snowfall totals across the Northeast by late Tuesday afternoon after a massive winter storm and the National Weather Service's forecast snow totals as Monday night: ___ CONNECTICUT Thompson — Actual: 33.5 inches; Forecast: 18-24 inches. Putnam — Actual: 30 inches...
NEW YORK (AP) — They appeared to be scenes from a frozen apocalypse. Streets across New York City were empty. The subway system was shuttered, the city's pulse rendered still. Hardy souls who braved the snow were threatened with fines or arrest. And it could be the new normal...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lost an estimated $200 million in economic activity in the fizzled snowstorm and decision to shut down the transit system — a loss that wasn't crippling overall but had the biggest impact on small businesses and hourly workers. Consumers who would...
McRAE, Ga. (AP) — Elrey "Bud" Runion posted an ad on Craigslist seeking to buy a piece of his youth, a replica of the 1966 Ford Mustang convertible he bought after returning from the Vietnam War decades ago. A potential seller drew him to a small farming town in southern Georgia...