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Alaska tourist train halts runs after derailment

July 24, 2014

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it... more »»

Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours

July 24, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in... more »»

Fire season in West so far is below expectations

July 24, 2014

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Widespread drought across the West had forecasters expecting an above-average wildfire season this summer, which so far has not lived up to expectations.

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Women charged with helping al-Qaida-linked group

July 24, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Five people, including two women in the U.S., were charged Wednesday with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia, prosecutors said. more »»

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

July 24, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death... more »»

Prayers for man who died in NY police custody

July 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Gospel music mixed with cries of grief at a Brooklyn church filled to overflowing with mourners for the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in... more »»

Ohio woman to be sentenced in slave labor case

July 24, 2014

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman convicted along with her boyfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in their home for nearly two years was scheduled to be sentenced in federa... more »»

JFK returns to old look in new collectors' coins

July 24, 2014

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — President John F. Kennedy is getting his old look back on new collectors' coins. more »»

Deliberations in Ventura trial to enter Day 3

July 24, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury in St. Paul is set to resume deliberating for a third day whether a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history libeled former Minnesota Gov. more »»

Funeral held for man who died in NY police custody

July 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — An overflow crowd packed a church and sang songs on Wednesday at the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold. more »»

Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling

July 24, 2014

DENVER (AP) — A federal judge in Denver declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional Wednesday, but he temporarily put the ruling on hold to give the state until next month to seek an... more »»

Arizona governor wants review of execution process

July 24, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is ordering a review of the state's execution process after a condemned inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half before he died. more »»

AP reporter witnesses condemned inmate's gasping

July 24, 2014

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — An Associated Press reporter who witnessed an Arizona murderer's execution watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour and a half before he finally took his last breath. more »»

Seattle police: Homeless ticketed most for pot

July 24, 2014

SEATTLE (AP) — An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African-American males are more likely to be ticketed for publi... more »»

Senator says he had PTSD when he wrote thesis

July 24, 2014

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sen. more »»

Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

July 23, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a... more »»

Document: Man tied to gun said 'bomber' his friend

July 23, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Details emerged Wednesday on another friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who may have been linked to events surrounding the deadly attack, this one a high... more »»

 
 

 

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