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CHICAGO (AP) — Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news. But a survey has found that mobile devices and social networking are keeping them more engaged with the broader world than previously thought. They want news, they...
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The starving sea lion pup was so tiny that it looked like a rock at the base of the seaside cliff until it struggled to raise its head as humans approached. It bleated weakly as volunteer Brennan Slavik eased it into a crate for transport to a rescue...
MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. (AP) — Gary Gustafson leans on his ice ax to catch his breath. His legs and lungs, straining from nearly five hours of climbing and 4,000 feet of elevation gain, plead for rest before he spies the top of an antenna on the summit. Soon, the crampons of his...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Robert Durst, an eccentric millionaire from one of America's wealthiest families, was arrested on a murder warrant just before Sunday's finale of a serial documentary about his links to three sensational killings. FBI agents arrested Durst without incident...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's miserable winter is now also its snowiest season going back to 1872. The official measurement of 108.6 inches at Logan International Airport Sunday night topped a season record of 107.9 inches set in 1995-96, according to the National Weather Service in...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's miserable winter is now also its snowiest season going back to 1872. The official measurement of 108.6 inches at Logan International Airport Sunday night topped a season record of 107.9 inches set in 1995-96. The final 2.9 inches came in a snowstorm that...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The historic Nevada newspaper where Mark Twain cut his journalistic teeth is back in publication for the first time in three decades, and its owners plan to uphold tradition by offering more than just real news. The Territorial Enterprise was revived as an...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A live-streaming app called Meerkat, calls to online activism and pedicabs with a "Game of Thrones" Iron throne seat were the top topics of conversation at South by Southwest over the weekend, as 33,000-plus members of the technology, marketing and media...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A timeline of key events in the life of Robert Durst, a member of a wealthy New York real estate family, who was arrested in New Orleans on a murder warrant for the killing of Susan Berman in Los Angeles 15 years ago. 1982 Durst's wife, Kathleen, disappears...