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Celebrity colleagues and admirers of Robin Williams shared their reactions Monday to his death at age 63 in an apparent suicide: ___ "What I will always remember about Robin, perhaps even more than his comic genius, extraordinary talent and astounding intellect, was his huge...
NEW YORK (AP) — The question from a fan in a Sirius XM interview last year was innocent — what do you think you'd be doing if you didn't become a comedian? — and within seconds Robin Williams was impersonating physicist Stephen Hawking getting a lap dance at a strip club. "Now...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Tensions were high Monday in parts of suburban St. Louis after the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man led to overnight looting, vandalism and dozens of arrests. A closer look at the community of Ferguson, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed...
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man suspected in the deaths of two United Nations peacekeepers in 1980 admitted Monday that he entered the United States without proper documentation and agreed to return to his native Lebanon. Mahmoud Bazzi, 71, wants to return to Lebanon through a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Spanish missionary priest is the third Westerner with Ebola to be treated with an experimental drug that's never been tested in people and is said to be in very limited supply. Spanish authorities' disclosure on Monday raised further ethical questions about...
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy arrested in the death and sexual assault of a 6-year-old Washington state girl will be charged as an adult. The teen is due in Kitsap County Superior Court on Monday afternoon, sheriff's office spokesman Scott Wilson...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has extended a months-long moratorium on executions in Ohio as debate over the state's new two-drug combination continues. The moratorium was to end this week. The new order extends it through Jan. 15. That will delay executions scheduled...
HONOLULU (AP) — A container ship crew on Monday rescued three people who were stranded in a sailboat off the Hawaiian islands for about 24 hours as Hurricane Julio battered their vessel with giant waves and high winds that ripped off one of its hatches. The sailors made it on to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has deploying a disaster response team to Iraq to help distribute humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of people who have been forced from their homes in the fresh wave of violence in the country's north. U.S. Agency for International Development...