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PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Friday released three siblings who have spent two weeks in juvenile detention for refusing to meet with their estranged father. Oakland County Judge Lisa Gorcyca said she's sending the children to a summer camp, at the request of the father. She...
WASHINGTON (AP) — How excited is Scott Walker about running for president? So excited that he announced accidentally on Twitter three days early. Wisconsin's Republican governor posted and soon deleted a message on his verified Twitter account Friday evening that said, "Scott...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Wildlife officials tranquilized a 60-pound bear that found a resting spot in a tree on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder. The Daily Camera reports ( http://goo.gl/6vkf3m ) the 2-year-old bear was spotted Friday morning and stayed in the tree for...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For now, just call them the Commercial Crew Cadre. The four NASA astronauts chosen to fly on the first test flights of commercial spacecraft said Friday they haven't come up yet with a more media-savvy name. They say the label, Commercial Crew Cadre,...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Noise from hundreds of chanting immigration activists outside a federal appeals court building competed at times Friday with lawyers arguing inside over President Barack Obama's proposal to shield an estimated 5 million people from deportation who are in the U...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 15 hours after a riot at a Northern California prison, guards found a missing inmate sawed nearly in two, with his abdominal organs and most chest organs removed, his body folded and stuffed into a garbage can in a shower stall a few doors from...
FREEBURG, Ill. (AP) — As with many small towns, the biggest source of bragging rights in this agrarian outpost in southern Illinois are its high school athletes — the Freeburg Midgets. Though town lore traces the mascot's origin to a local reporter who was impressed by the...
ATLANTA (AP) — A former lawyer for gun manufacturer Glock says in a federal lawsuit filed this week that a vindictive campaign by the company led to unfounded criminal charges against him that caused his wrongful imprisonment. Glock Inc., the Georgia-based subsidiary of the...
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit judge has released three siblings who spent two weeks in juvenile detention for refusing to meet with their estranged father. Oakland County Judge Lisa Gorcyca is sending the children to summer camp instead. She held a hearing Friday,...