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SHREWSBURY, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say a trooper has shot and wounded a man armed with a shotgun at a Wal-Mart. State police received a call Thursday night from the Wal-Mart in Shrewsbury, saying the store about 40 miles south of the state capitol of Harrisburg had...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first "American Idol" finale in 2002 was a battle of the sexes, with Kelly Clarkson the victor over Justin Guarini. The last contest settled the score as Trent Harmon defeated La'Porsha Renae for the crown. Harmon tumbled to the stage in surprise as host...
MORRO BAY, Calif. (AP) — As marriage proposals go, Michael Banks' was a cliff-hanger. Banks, 27, scaled 600-foot Morro Rock just off California's Central Coast early Thursday morning to propose to his girlfriend, who was watching via FaceTime video. The good news: Banks'...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Modern baseball may have found its birth certificate. And with it a new birth date, and new founding father. Coinciding with the start of the major league season, a set of game-changing documents went up for sale this week. Their authenticity and significance...
MORRO BAY, Calif. (AP) — As marriage proposals go, Michael Banks' was a cliff-hanger. Banks, 27, scaled 600-foot Morro Rock just off California's Central Coast early Thursday morning to propose to his girlfriend, who was watching via FaceTime video. The good news: Banks'...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two police officers shot and killed a man carrying a knife in the San Francisco's bustling Mission District on Thursday, the city's police chief said. San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said officers shot the unidentified Latino man after he refused...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A first-year University of Texas dance student whose body was found near the heart of campus was the victim of a "horrifying and incomprehensible" killing that was the first on school grounds since the bell tower mass shooting nearly 50 years ago, university...
SEATTLE (AP) — A man accused of torturing a woman to death but found too mentally ill for trial was on the loose Thursday after crawling out a window in a locked, lower-security unit of a Washington state psychiatric hospital already facing federal scrutiny over safety problems...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers in New York say a settlement has been reached in a claim over a faulty General Motors ignition switch involved in a deadly accident. They say the deal negates the need for the third of six trials this year meant to help resolve hundreds of legal actions...