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MIAMI (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentences imposed on a man convicted of five murders in two separate 2007 robberies, including one in which two women were set on fire. The justices upheld the convictions and sentences imposed on 38-year-old...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aaron Schock's defense team says it's been told that the former Illinois congressman is being indicted by a federal grand jury. Schock's attorney, George Terwilliger, calls the expected charges a "misuse" of prosecutorial power by the Justice Department...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California teenager, alarmed that hundreds of American World War II veterans are dying every day, has embarked on a bold project to ensure they don't leave this world unnoticed. Since graduating from high school in June, Rishi Sharma of Agoura Hills...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon doesn't get much bigger and brighter than this. On Monday, Earthlings will be treated to a so-called supermoon. That's the closest full moon of the year, or every 14 months to be precise. Monday's supermoon will be extra super — it will be...
ATLANTA (AP) — Unseasonable warmth and no rain have deepened a drought that's igniting forest fires across the southeastern U.S. and forcing people to evacuate dozens of homes in the Appalachian Mountains. Thursday's national drought report shows 41.6 million people in parts of...
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The first chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America is preparing for the day when there won't be any members left to care for the monument to their service. The chapter is offering the city of Rutland at least $10,000 to set up a fund that will provide...
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — At long last, a big honor for the Little People. After seven times as finalists for the National Toy Hall of Fame, the tiny tenants of Fisher-Price's house, barn and school bus were enshrined on Thursday. They were joined by the swing and Dungeons &...
CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — One of two western Pennsylvania police officers "ambushed" and shot while responding to a domestic situation has died, and police are searching for a suspect, authorities said Thursday. Washington County Coroner Tim Warco didn't immediately identify the...
CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two police officers have been shot in western Pennsylvania, and the search is underway for a suspect. The shooting happened at about 4 a.m. Thursday in Canonsburg, 20 miles southwest of Pittsburgh. Canonsburg Mayor Dave Rhome tells radio station WJPA two...