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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A decorated retired Marine whose career as a sniper was derailed by a video that showed him urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters has died, his attorney said Friday. Cpl. Robert Richards, 28, was found dead Wednesday by his wife at their Jacksonville...
MIAMI (AP) — One early morning this April, Dairon Morera climbed onto a raft of aluminum tanks with 22 other people, revved up a Volvo car motor and pushed off the Cuban shore, joining a never-ending stream of islanders desperate to reach the United States. "The biggest dream a...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The attorney for a retired Marine who pleaded guilty to urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters says the corporal has died in North Carolina. Attorney Guy Womack said Friday that Cpl. Robert Richards died Wednesday at his home in Jacksonville. Womack...
NEW YORK (AP) — An investigation into a potentially dangerous blunder at a government lab found that a scientist kept silent about the accident and revealed it only after other employees noticed something fishy. Officials on Friday released the results of an internal probe into...
Police today named Darren Wilson as the officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown and released video stills of a robbery that featured a suspect that matches the description of the dead teen. On the incident report handed out to the press on Friday morning,...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The search for two missing Amish sisters who apparently were abducted from their family's roadside farm stand in northern New York ended with their safe return about 24 hours later when they were given a lift home. What happened in between hasn't been...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire compound of a tax-evading couple convicted of amassing an arsenal of weapons and holding federal law enforcement officials at bay for months is being sold at auction — even as prospective buyers have been kept off the land because it could...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis after the weekend shooting death of unarmed black teenager are giving new impetus to efforts to rein in a Pentagon program that provides free machine guns and other...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis after the weekend shooting death of unarmed black teenager is giving new impetus to efforts to rein in a Pentagon program that provides free machine guns and other...