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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has squared off against Marine Corps leaders who resisted recruiting women for all combat jobs. On Tuesday, he takes his case to a broader audience at Camp Pendleton, California. Marine Corps leaders had sought to keep certain infantry...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A nurse volunteering at the free lead-testing clinic at a Flint school sensed immediately that the boy was nervous about being poked in the finger. Veronica Robinson explained to 7-year-old Zyontae that it would feel like a mosquito bite. Robinson, a...
BOSTON (AP) — Among the many people forced to come to terms with the death and destruction caused by the Boston Marathon bombings were the teenage friends of bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Three years later, two of Tsarnaev's friends from high school are getting ready to premiere a...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new trial date has been set for an Ohio man charged with plotting a U.S. attack after receiving overseas training. Columbus resident Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud (ab-dee-RAH'-mahn shayk moh-HAH'-mud) has pleaded not guilty to charges of supporting terrorism,...
SEATTLE (AP) — Three body parts — including a foot — found in a homeowner's recycling bin likely belong to a woman who was reported missing Saturday morning, Seattle police said Monday. Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole said at an evening news conference that an arrest had...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a man barricaded himself in a garage after a stolen-car chase in an upscale Los Angeles neighborhood Monday, a Twitter executive who lives on the street live-tweeted the scene. "GUYS I PICKED A REALLY BAD NIGHT TO FLY BACK FROM AFRICA AND TAKE AN AMBIEN...
At least 11 people have been killed in violence against abortion providers in the U.S. since 1993, according to the National Abortion Federation. Here are some details of those attacks: —March 10, 1993: Dr. David Gunn is shot to death outside an abortion clinic in Pensacola,...
DENVER (AP) — The man who acknowledges killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic idolized an abortion foe who killed a Florida doctor more than two decades earlier, court documents released Monday show. Robert Dear told police he attacked the clinic in...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Searchers on Monday hoped to find two skiers who have been stuck on an Alaska glacier for three days and were forced to dig snow caves after ferocious wind and heavy snow shredded their tent. An Alaska Air National Guard helicopter found an opening in a...