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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California woman and her boyfriend say kidnappers entered their house in the middle of the night this week, abducted the woman and held her for ransom before releasing her two days later. Police are skeptical. Here are some key things to know: ___ WHAT...
NEW YORK (AP) — A JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida during a 2012 trip from New York to Las Vegas sued the airline for more than $16 million Friday, saying it jeopardized the flight by failing to recognize he was ill. Clayton Osbon's...
SEATTLE (AP) — Amanda Knox says she's "tremendously relieved and grateful" that Italy's highest court overturned her murder conviction in the slaying of her roommate. Knox said in a statement Friday that knowing she was innocent gave her "strength in the darkest times of this...
SEATTLE (AP) — Despite the murder case hanging over her head, Amanda Knox tried to lead a normal life in the more than three years since she was freed from an Italian prison: She recently got engaged and has started writing theater reviews and other articles for a weekly paper...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers thought they were doing police a favor when they passed a measure that would keep secret for two months the name of any officer involved in an on-duty shooting. But police chiefs say the proposal would serve only to hamper their ability to manage...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — With the nation's highest court set to hear arguments next month over the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans, legislation is advancing in several states that critics say gives businesses license to deny services to gays and lesbians on religious...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Teenagers awaiting trial on adult charges in Baltimore are being kept in solitary confinement far too long — up to 143 days in one case, according to a highly critical review by the U.S. Justice Department's Division of Civil Rights. Federal prosecutors say...
SEATTLE (AP) — Despite the murder case hanging over her head, Amanda Knox has tried to lead a normal life in the more than three years since she was freed from an Italian prison: She recently got engaged and has started writing theater reviews and other articles for a weekly...
NEW YORK (AP) — A powerful blast in Manhattan's East Village sent flames soaring, launched debris into the air and caused the collapse of three five-story buildings. Preliminary evidence suggested that Thursday's explosion was caused by a gas blast. Smoke filled the streets and...