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1 hr ago | The Washington Post
In this handout photo taken on Aug. 20, 2014, provided by the Savsjo municipality, Roy Gustafsson the co-founder of the Jonas Bronck Center, poses for a photograph outside the center in Savsjo, Sweden.
5 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
Toby Massey, a photographer and photo editor who directed coverage of presidents and political conventions as well as natural disasters, the space program and sporting events during a 38-year career with The Associated Press, died Thursday.
9 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico
Gov. Susana Martinez wants the state Department of Transportation to do more to prevent suicides at the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge near Taos.
13 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence
The Associated Press Two young sisters from New York vacationing on Cape Cod have been flown to a Boston hospital after they were pulled unconscious from a motel swimming pool.
17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
A white police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a daylight execution or a law enforcer wrongly maligned for just doing his job.
A suburban New York woman admitted to stealing another person's identity in order to scam more than $180,000 from the Jewish National Fund.
Bank of America has reached a record $17-billion settlement to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials directly familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
This Jan. 8, 2003 file photo shows a reconstructed Neanderthal skeleton, right, and a modern human version of a skeleton, left, on display at the Museum of Natural History in New York.
Empowering young girls and building courage, confidence and character in them is the Girl Scouts of the USA way.
Macy's Inc. has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its Herald Square store, the Associated Press reports.
But compared to the violent aftermath of Michael Brown's shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, the fallout from the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York now seems notable for what's been absent: no guns pointed at raging protestors, no billows of tear gas, no lengthy delay in revealing an officer's name, no National Guard troops.
The nation's acting drug czar promised more coordination with Canada on drug trafficking issues Tuesday and highlighted his northern border strategy by touring an area in North Dakota where authorities say heroin and other drugs are being pushed by motorcycle gangs and Mexican cartels.
At age 15, Paul Ryan was already feeling isolated from his father, who had grown distant from his family and leaned heavily on whiskey.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson says he will play a role in an upcoming DC Comics movie adaption but has yet to decide between superhero Shazam and his arch-nemesis Black Adam.
A charity set up by former Mayor Buddy Cianci to provide college scholarships has amassed hundreds of thousands of dollars but gives out just a few thousand per year in grants and most of its spending is on expenses other than scholarships.
An 85-year-old man was unharmed Saturday after he crashed his car into a backyard pool, authorities said.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:22 pm
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