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DETROIT (AP) — Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Michigan is rolling out buoys and another season on Lake Huron, the highlight of which is searching for and studying shipwrecks. There's far more real estate to investigate this year because the northern Michigan sanctuary...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial will face new challenges when they try to counter 22 hours of sometimes chilling video of James Holmes talking in a flat, mechanical tone about killing strangers to increase his self-worth. In...
6:45 p.m. (CDT) A 67-year-old man convicted of killing four men more than three decades ago at a North Texas ranch has been executed. Lester Bower is the oldest prisoner put to death in Texas since the state resumed capital punishment in 1982. He received a lethal injection...
6:45 p.m. (CDT) A 67-year-old man convicted of killing four men more than three decades ago at a North Texas ranch has been executed. Lester Bower is the oldest prisoner put to death in Texas since the state resumed capital punishment in 1982. He received a lethal injection...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday that would make the state one of several with 72-hour waiting periods for an abortion, sending the measure to the governor's desk. The bill's passage will test Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's statement during...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A man who made the U.S. Marshals Service's most-wanted list after being charged with killing his parents and setting their New Hampshire house on fire last year was captured Wednesday at a Florida hotel where he was living and working, authorities said. "...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would make the state one of several with 72-hour waiting periods for an abortion, sending the measure to the governor's desk. Republican Gov. Pat McCrory has not said whether he supports the bill. The...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The investigation into the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old black boy holding a pellet gun by a white Cleveland patrolman was turned over Wednesday to a county prosecutor, who will ask a grand jury to determine if criminal charges should be filed against the...
RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — A man who flew a gyrocopter through some of America's most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol says his employer, the United States Postal Service, is taking steps to fire him. Doug Hughes said Wednesday the agency intends to fire him for "...