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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations Monday after more than five decades of frosty relations rooted in the Cold War. The new era began with little fanfare when an agreement between the two nations to resume normal ties on July 20 came...
Police said they have located a man sought in connection with the deaths of three children and two adults whose bodies were found in a California home Saturday. Detectives named Martin Martinez, 30, of Modesto, a person-of-interest in the investigation. Heather Graves, a Modesto...
The latest on the Chattanooga shootings at two military facilities (all times local): __ 3 p.m. A wrestling coach who trained Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez at Red Bank High School in suburban Chattanooga recalls him as someone who was mature beyond his years. Kevin Emily said...
Activists want federal prosecutors to indict the police officer who put a 43-year-old New York City man in a fatal chokehold. Several hundred people rallied outside the federal courthouse in Brooklyn on Saturday to demand action in the death of Eric Garner. Garner's widow, Esaw...
(CNN) A wildfire driven by desert gales scorched 3,500 acres of Southern California drought land in just four hours on Friday. And Neha Shresha sat in her family's car, watching it race right at them. A long, orange wall of flame with black smoke billowing stories high above it...
A relative says the man accused of killing four Marines in Tennessee has family in the West Bank and that he visited Jordan last year. The relative, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the person feared repercussions, says Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez was a "nice,...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Families of the 12 people James Holmes killed and the scores he injured in a packed movie theater were relieved that jurors only needed 12 hours to reject the idea that he was legally insane when he opened fire. Now the trial enters a new phase as the...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The man who authorities say killed four Marines in an attack on a military recruiting center and another U.S. military site was a 24-year-old, Kuwait-born engineer who had not been on the radar of federal authorities until the bloodshed. Beyond that,...
At least one gunman unleashed a barrage of gunfire at two military facilities Thursday in Tennessee, sending troops scrambling for safety in an Army recruiting office, officials said. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said "lives have been lost from some faithful people who are serving...