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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A man who broke into his ex-girlfriend's home, fatally shot her while her children slept and then spent more than two months hiding in the woods turned himself in on Tuesday, officials said. Robert Burton surrendered around noon in Dover-Foxcroft, ending...
NEW YORK (AP) — What's in a name? Most corporate naming experts say Google's decision to reorganize its businesses under a new holding company called "Alphabet" is close to letter perfect. Because it is part of Google's corporate structure, Alphabet is not likely to become part...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawyers for three former Penn State administrators asked an appeals court Tuesday to throw out some or all of the charges against them, arguing their right to legal representation was violated during secret grand jury proceedings. In a set of three...
Charles Scott is shopping for groceries at a Philadelphia food pantry, busily clicking away at a computer to select his choices of onions, tomatoes and frozen corn. Scott's budget is tight since he was disabled from a work-related injury, so he turns to the Mitzvah Food Project...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The return of an armed militia group patrolling the streets of Ferguson drew criticism Tuesday from both protesters and the county police chief overseeing security amid ongoing demonstrations marking the anniversary of 18-year-old Michael Brown's shooting...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An English professor has unveiled a recording of what he says is the first time Martin Luther King Jr. said "I Have a Dream" in a public speech. Months before the civil rights leader gave his famous address at the March on Washington in 1963, he was fine-...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nine people in the U.S. and Ukraine were charged Tuesday with making $30 million by hacking into business newswire services, reading corporate press releases before they came out, and then trading on that information ahead of the pack on Wall Street. Federal...
MIAMI (AP) — The beating death of a Pomeranian named Fox may have been eclipsed by the hand-written note left behind: "We beat it 2 death lol HAHAHA!" Fox's owner says the 13-year-old dog's body was discovered by a "frantic" neighbor outside the owner's condominium less than 24...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A group of Ukrainian hackers worked with securities traders in the U.S. to make $30 million by breaking into the computers of companies that put out corporate press releases and trading on the information before it was made public, federal prosecutors said...