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GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Southern California man admits he stabbed his parents and two young children to death in their Goleta home. Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown says Nicolas Holzer told police he believed it was his destiny to carry out the killings...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — After an unarmed black teenager was shot by a police officer, a St. Louis suburb endured two nights of violence sparked by racial tensions. Here's a look at the key elements of the shooting and the unrest that followed: THE SHOOTING: Authorities have been...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Officials from the Hualapai Tribe gathered Tuesday for a ceremonial grand opening of a road that had been a major headache for tourists headed to the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Crews recently paved the final 9-mile stretch of dirt and gravel road that had tour...
WARREN, Mich. (AP) — The body of a 100-year-old suburban Detroit woman was found in her flooded condominium basement Tuesday, a day after heavy rain swamped much of the area and stranded motorists on water-clogged streets and freeways. The woman's daughter was concerned about...
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio high school football player found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl after an alcohol-fueled party two years ago returned to the field Tuesday with his old team. Ma'Lik Richmond played for Steubenville High School in a scrimmage against...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning isn't receiving medical treatment for her gender identity condition as previously approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, the American Civil Liberties Union and Manning's attorney said Tuesday. The...
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Tuesday detailed how Robin Williams' took his life, saying the actor and comedian hanged himself with a belt in a bedroom of his San Francisco Bay Area home. Marin County Sheriff's Lt. Keith Boyd said Williams was last seen alive by his...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Needing to net six seats in November to regain control of the U.S. Senate, Republicans ought to be able to count on reliably conservative Alaska as something of a gimme. But they'll first have to settle on a candidate. And as the Republicans on next...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Starting a $75 million national advertising blitz, both parties' House campaign arms on Tuesday began running television spots that are not expected to relent before November's elections. In New York and New Jersey, the Democratic Congressional Committee began...