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MARY ESTHER, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is charged with murder after he told police he shot his mother with a gun and a bow-and-arrow then stabbed her. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office received a call at 2:48 a.m. Sunday about a disturbance at a home in the Florida Panhandle...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Friday shopping weekend may be losing its mojo. A survey of shoppers released Sunday by the National Retail Federation shows how early discounting, more online shopping and an improving economy have fewer people shopping on the weekend that kicks off...
RENO, Texas (AP) — A Texas hamlet shaken by its first recorded earthquake last year and hundreds since then is among communities now taking steps to challenge the oil and gas industry's traditional supremacy over the right to frack. Reno Mayor Lyndamyrth Stokes said spooked...
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities at John F. Kennedy International Airport say they found nothing dangerous on an American Airlines plane after a bomb threat was called in. Flight 67 from Barcelona landed safely in New York City at about noon Sunday. The 200 passengers plus crew were...
HOUSTON (AP) — A reserve deputy constable in Texas remains jailed on allegations that he shot another motorist during an apparent road rage incident while he was off-duty. Harris County Constable Kenneth Caplan is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and is...
NEW YORK (AP) — A surge in baby boomers has driven up the number of elderly people abusing drugs or alcohol, bringing more attention to the sometimes-delicate problems involved in treating addiction in the aging. Last summer, the Jewish Home Lifecare nursing home in the Bronx...
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities at John F. Kennedy International Airport are investigating a bomb threat made to an American Airlines flight from Barcelona that landed safely in New York City. The plane carrying about 200 people landed just after noon Sunday. Everyone on board...
NEW YORK (AP) — A surge in baby boomers is driving up the number of elderly people abusing drugs or alcohol, and a New York City nursing home is trying a new approach to addressing the problem. Patients 60 and older who come in for medical rehab after heart surgery or a knee...
NEW YORK (AP) — For Kathy Murphy, the difference between being gay or straight is $583 a month. Retirement should have been a "slam dunk," the 62-year-old Texas widow says. She saved, bought a house with her spouse and has a pension through her employer. But Murphy's retirement...