Officials investigate claim of noose put on black student
Stone High School's football team was making a name for itself as the Tomcats turned around years of mediocrity with a winning season under the school's first-year coach.
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Congress knew for at least two years about Pentagon efforts to take back bonuses from veterans
The California National Guard told the state's members of Congress two years ago that the Pentagon was trying to claw back reenlistment bonuses from thousands of soldiers, and...
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You Should Update Your iPhone Right Now
Keeping your iPhone software up to date is almost always a good idea, save for the few instances in which installing an update has caused significant issues for iPhone owners...
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Paying for the Military Like the Ruby Slippers
If the Smithsonian can raise $300,000 in a week for the ruby slippers Dorothy wore in The Wizard of Oz , why can't the Pentagon take the same approach when it comes to raising...
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Foreman Wolf's Bar Vasquez opens in former Pazo space
Bar Vasquez, Foreman Wolf Restaurant Group's new Argentinian restaurant, is open for business in Harbor East. The restaurant, named for chef Cindy Wolf's mentor, chef Marcelo...
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Police release names of 5 victims in Massachusetts crash
Four of the five victims who died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a Massachusetts highway have been identified as young men who attended college
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Man found dead at airport with genitals in a can of tuna
A half-naked British man was found dead at a Spanish airport with a slice of ham on each buttock and his genitals in a can of tuna - a death authorities mused may have involved...
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Tommy the cat, who had acid poured on him, recovers and gains Facebook fans
A cat named Tommy has become a fan favorite on the Facebook page of an animal rescue group in California.
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Sinosphere: The ‘Saddest' Polar Bear Lives in a Mall in China
The bear, named Pizza, is showing signs of distress, advocates say, adding that using wild animals to attract customers is a disturbing trend in China.
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Ex-Aide Says Christie Had ‘Memory Issue' About Bridge Lane Closings
Bridget Anne Kelly testified she felt she was in “an alternate universe” when Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey and his team disavowed having knowledge of the shutdown.
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Four killed in accident at Australian amusement park
Four people were killed Tuesday in an accident on the Thunder River Rapids ride at an amusement park called Dreamworld on Australia's east coast, authorities said.
World Series championship drought will end - for someone
Whether it's the Chicago Cubs and their 108 years without a championship, or the Cleveland Indians' 68-year drought, someone's suffering will end.
Sen. Toomey's neighbors' homes hit with anti-GOP graffiti
The graffiti says, "Nazi, Slavers, Rapists, Cross-Worshippers GOP." Another message says "Look Out Toomey and Your Neo Nazi Republicans" and a third says hashtag "Americans...
The Vatican doesn't want you scattering your ashes
VATICAN CITY - The Vatican on Tuesday published guidelines for Catholics who want to be cremated, saying their remains cannot be scattered, divvied up or kept at home but...
Caterpillar beats 3Q profit forecasts
PEORIA, Ill. - Caterpillar Inc. on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $283 million. The Peoria, Illinois-based company said it had net income of 48 cents per share...
GM reports record 3Q earnings despite slowing US sales
DETROIT - General Motors reported a record third-quarter profit that doubled the same period a year ago, despite falling sales and market share in the U.S. The Detroit...
Militants attack Pakistan police academy, killing 61
QUETTA, Pakistan - Militants wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta overnight, killing 61 people, mostly police cadets and...
AP EXPLAINS: How tiny Wallonia can hijack the EU-Canada deal
BRUSSELS - It's a serious case of the tail wagging the dog. For days now, the small Belgian region of Wallonia, population 3.6 million, has been holding up the signature of a...
Amy Schumer slammed for Beyonce parody she calls tribute
Amy Schumer is brushing off critics who say her parody of Beyonce's “Formation” video is racially insensitive. The video features a sweaty Schumer dancing to the song alongside...
Pediatricians: Babies should sleep in same room as parents
SAN FRANCISCO - The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for infants to be kept in their parents' bedroom at night for six months to a year in order to lessen the risk of...