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The Associated Press has learned that Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, will be the next archbishop of Chicago. A person with knowledge of the selection says Cupich (SOO-pitch) will succeed Cardinal Francis George. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because...
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths. Experts say the seven-week trial...
NEW YORK (AP) — An Egyptian lawyer pleaded guilty on Friday to lesser charges in the 1998 plot to bomb U.S. embassies in Africa as part of a deal that would greatly reduce his sentence. Adel Abdul Bary pleaded guilty to making death threats against Americans, but U.S. District...
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man who admitted fatally stabbing and shooting a fellow Purdue University student inside a crowded classroom was sentenced Friday to the maximum 65 years in prison after telling a judge he lied about being mentally ill. Tippecanoe Superior Court...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, who resigned from office a decade ago in a corruption scandal, was convicted Friday of federal charges that he conspired to hide payment for work on two congressional campaigns. Rowland, once a rising star for the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nearly 70 years after they died when their crippled bomber slammed into a northern Italian mountain, the two Americans at the controls of the ill-fated warplane are being honored by residents of a village near the crash site. The B-25 Mitchell dubbed "Maybe"...
NEW YORK (AP) — An Egyptian lawyer pleaded guilty on Friday to lesser charges in the 1998 plot to bomb U.S. embassies in Africa as part of a deal that would greatly reduce his sentence. Adel Abdul Bary pleaded guilty to making death threats against Americans, but U.S. District...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah doctor found guilty of killing his wife in a trial that became a national true-crime cable TV obsession will serve 17 years to life in prison, a state judge decided Friday. The long-awaited sentence comes seven years after prosecutors say Martin...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A young dog that was found branded with a profane word has undergone cosmetic surgery in Kentucky to mask part of the word that was chemically burned into her. The dog, a pit-bull mix named Felicity, was taken in last month after being found tied to a fence...