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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was expected to be sentenced Thursday in federal court in Charlotte for giving her classified material while she was working on the book. Petraeus...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was expected to be sentenced Thursday in federal court in Charlotte for giving her classified material while she was working on the book. Petraeus...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Vegas-style nightclub with high-tech light and sound, video screens and several stages has become San Francisco's hottest venue for classical music. SoundBox is the San Francisco Symphony's latest effort to attract a younger audience as it faces dwindling...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lawyers for the parents of an unarmed, black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb say they plan to file a civil lawsuit Thursday against the city of Ferguson. Attorneys for the family of Michael Brown announced their...
NEW RICHMOND, Ohio (AP) — The dramatic body camera video shows the slaying suspect charging at the officer, screaming — pleading, even — for him to open fire. "Shoot me!" yells Michael Wilcox to the backpedaling officer, who keeps the suspect at bay until he ultimately...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A detention hearing is set to be held in federal court in St. Paul for four of the six Minnesotans who are accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. The hearing starts at 9 a.m. Thursday. The remaining two defendants will...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Video released by investigators that shows an undercover sheriff's deputy allegedly buying drugs from a man later killed by a volunteer officer amounts to "character assassination," a civil rights advocate said Wednesday. The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office...
NEW YORK (AP) — A clean-water advocate took an Earth Day swim Wednesday in New York City's polluted Gowanus Canal, a federal Superfund site. "I'm going in!" yelled Christopher Swain, 47, wearing a yellow-and-black protective suit and a green swim cap as he crossed a railing into...
FORT BRAGG, Calif. (AP) — A healthy sea lion pup that was returned to the sea by deputies after waddling a quarter-mile onshore seemed to be staying in the waves on Wednesday — at least for now, officers said. "There's no reports of him running down the street or anything,"...