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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. He was 97. Zamperini's death was confirmed by Universal...
BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Ohio brothers hoping to be recognized later this year as the world's oldest conjoined twins plan to celebrate Saturday as they hit a milestone they've been looking forward to for years. Donnie and Ronnie Galyon of Beavercreek will be 62 years, 8 months...
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The son of a former Philadelphia mob boss and another reputed mob associate were convicted Thursday of federal fraud charges for taking over a Texas-based mortgage company and then plundering its assets to buy homes, luxury cars and even a yacht. Nicodemo S...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Since the release of a highly-critical documentary last year, SeaWorld Entertainment has been condemned by animal rights activists distressed over the condition of its killer whales. But annual survival rates for some of the most common marine mammals —...
U.S. intelligence officials are concerned that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new and improved bomb that could go undetected through airport security. There is no indication that such a bomb has been created or that there's a specific threat to the U.S., but the Obama...
WASHINGTON (AP) — How strong is that pina colada? Depending on how it's made, it could contain as much alcohol as two glasses of wine. The National Institutes of Health is trying to spread the word: Take a look at its online alcohol calculator to see how much you're really...
NEW YORK (AP) — Property from the estate of noted horticulturist, philanthropist and heir to the Listerine fortune Rachel "Bunny" Mellon is going on the auction block this fall. Over 2,000 paintings, jewelry, furniture and decorative objects are estimated to bring more than $100...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal court has denied a request from a dying Roman Catholic priest who was convicted of killing a nun in 1980 and hoped to spend his final days in his Ohio hometown. The Rev. Gerald Robinson's attorney previously told the court the priest has been in a...
BOSTON (AP) — The annual Boston Pops Fourth of July outdoor concert and fireworks show, one of the city's signature events, has been moved up a day because of potential heavy rain ahead of Hurricane Arthur. The celebration is being rescheduled for Thursday, to what appears to be...