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SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who authorities say accidentally shot and killed his 14-year-old son at a shooting range is blaming himself — not the gun — for the death. Clayton Brumby, 64, told the Tampa Bay Times ( http://bit.ly/29cvgnU ) a smoking hot shell casing went...
When college rowing buddies Bojan Mandaric and Brogan Graham vowed to stay in shape post-graduation, they didn't want to shovel out hundreds to join a gym or even drop $20 for a yoga class. So they returned to one of their most grueling college workouts: the stairs at Harvard...
ROCKY FORD, Colo. (AP) — From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years were abysmal. Otero County, where Sheahan lives, is steadily losing population. Middle-class jobs vanished years ago as pickling and packing plants closed. She's had to cut...
NEW YORK (AP) — With gunshots ringing out just feet away, Eddie Justice hid in a bathroom in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and frantically texted his mother for help. "Call police," he wrote. "I'm gonna die." Moments later, he texted again: "Call them mommy. Now. He's...
ROCKY FORD, Colo. (AP) — From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years were abysmal. Otero County, where Sheahan lives, is steadily losing population. Middle-class jobs vanished years ago as pickling and packing plants closed. She's had to cut...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Since launching in 2011, NASA's Juno spacecraft has been cruising toward the biggest planet in the solar system. On Monday, Juno performed a nail-biting move that placed it into orbit around Jupiter to explore its cloud-covered atmosphere and interior makeup...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on NASA's mission to Jupiter (all times local): 8:52 p.m. A solar-powered spacecraft is circling Jupiter on a mission to map the giant planet from the inside out. NASA mission control received a radio signal Monday night from the Juno...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cathy Scoppo's heart sank the moment she noticed the U.S. flag that had draped the casket of her World War II veteran father had gone missing while on display at the upstate New York campground she manages. But on Monday, the nation's 240th birthday,...
HAZEL CREST, Ill. (AP) — The police chief of a Chicago suburb where a man and his two daughters were killed Saturday in their home called the act "pure evil" and urged anyone with information to share it with investigators. Authorities have not identified any suspects in the...