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GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former Guatemalan soldier suspected of helping carry out a massacre of more than 160 people in 1982 during the country's civil war was deported from the United States on Wednesday after a court refused his plea to stay because he fears for his life...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A serial killer known as the "Grim Sleeper" was sentenced to death Wednesday for the murders of nine women and a teenage girl that went unsolved for years as the body count grew in a poor section of Los Angeles haunted by the scourge of crack cocaine. Lonnie...
MOUNT GRETNA, Pa. (AP) — Police searched Wednesday for a man they said threatened two nurses at gunpoint at a secure mental health care hospital, then took off with his girlfriend, who was a patient. Elliott Ravert, 18, demanded nurses unlock the housing unit where Alicia...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie texted to a colleague during a news conference about the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal that Christie "flat out lied" about the involvement of his senior staff and campaign manager, according to a new court...
NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers have found new evidence that the first Americans migrated south from Alaska via the Pacific coast, rather than a route hundreds of miles inland along the Rocky Mountains. The colonization of the Americas began after people arrived from Siberia,...
HACKETT, Ark. (AP) — A man suspected of shooting and wounding two Arkansas law enforcement officers on Wednesday has been taken in into custody, according to the local sheriff. The suspect was arrested several hours after the shooting was reported around 7:20 a.m. in a rural,...
MOUNT GRETNA, Pa. (AP) — An 18-year-old Pennsylvania man accused of threatening two nurses at gunpoint so he could take his girlfriend from a secure mental health care hospital was wanted by police Wednesday. Cornwall Borough Police obtained an arrest warrant for Elliott Ravert...
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Leaders of a massive, annual motorcycle procession to the three Sept. 11 crash sites say the ride Aug. 19-21 will be their last. Founder Ted Sjurseth (SHUR'-seth) of Lucketts, Virginia, says he's tired of battling Maryland and Virginia police and highway...
WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Who should be able to vote and how easy should it be? It's a question that goes to the core of democracy. Voting rights are in flux in the final months of Barack Obama's two terms as the first black president. Citing a need to combat fraud,...