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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on investigation into New York prison break (all times local): 5:40 p.m. New York corrections authorities say they have made several security upgrades at the prison in northern New York where two killers escaped a year ago. The Department of...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown's family will get unredacted transcripts of grand jury proceedings involving the officer who killed the 18-year-old, a federal judge said Monday, marking the first time someone other than a prosecutor or grand juror will see uncensored...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a public database for clinical data on cancer on Monday that aims to help researchers and doctors better tailor new treatments to individuals. Overseen by the National Cancer Institute, the Genomic Data Commons starts with...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali and his innermost circle started a document years ago that grew so thick they began calling it "The Book." Its contents will soon be revealed. In the pages, the boxing great planned in exacting detail how he wished to say goodbye to the world...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A serial killer known as the "Grim Sleeper" should be sentenced to death for murdering nine women and a teenage girl over more than two decades in South Los Angeles, a jury decided Monday. Lonnie Franklin Jr., 63, a former city trash collector and garage...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Grim Sleeper serial killer case in Los Angeles (all times local): 12:55 p.m. A jury has returned a death sentence for a serial killer known as the "Grim Sleeper," who murdered nine women and a teenage girl over several decades in South Los...
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont animal-owner is facing an involuntary manslaughter charge because his bull got loose, wandered onto a road and caused a fatal accident. The defendant, Craig Mosher, was due in court in Rutland for a Monday hearing. Some farmers fear his prosecution...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional efforts to approve the first major energy bill in nearly a decade are in jeopardy amid a partisan dispute over oil drilling, water for drought-stricken California and potential rollback of protections for the gray wolf and other wildlife. A...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The tire-swallowing potholes are fixed. A few new luxurious hotels dot the skyline. Flowers and trees seem to have sprouted through cement, brightening downtown and making it almost unrecognizable to even the locals. Cleveland, rising once again after decades of...