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  • Oklahoma man charged with murder in beheading

    17 minutes ago

    (AP) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities have charged an Oklahoma man with first-degree murder in the beheading of a Vaughan Foods plant worker. Cleveland County prosecutor Greg Mashburn announced the charges Tuesday against 30-year-old Alton Nolen. The attack killed 54-year-old Colleen ...

  • Delaware man charged in murder-for-hire plot

    22 minutes ago

    (AP) GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal grand jury in Maryland has indicted a man accused of trying to arrange two killings as revenge for the death of a cousin. Thirty-one-year-old Marquis Antwan Mack of Dover, Delaware, was charged Monday with ...

  • Oklahoma workplace beheading suspect Alton Nolen charged with 1st-degree murder, assault

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma workplace beheading suspect Alton Nolen charged with 1st-degree murder, assault.

  • Steamship wreck from 1926 found in Lake Ontario

    28 minutes ago

    (AP) SOMERSET, N.Y. (AP) — The wreck of a 253-foot British-built steamship that sank off Lake Ontario's western New York shore after colliding with another vessel nearly 90 years ago has been found, a team of underwater explorers said Tuesday. The ...

  • Confederate's grave has wrong name; VA won't fix

    59 minutes ago

    (AP) ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — A descendant of a Confederate soldier who died in a Civil War prison camp in New York says the wrong name is on his gravestone, and the Department of Veterans Affairs won't fix it. Tom Fagart ...

  • Virginia police: Forensic evidence links 2 cases

    4 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — They both were walking alone, separated from their friends late at night on or near the University of Virginia campus. One was found dead nearly five years ago. The other is still missing. And now police ...

  • 1 student shot; 2nd in custody at NC high school

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) ALBEMARLE, N.C. (AP) — A student was shot by a fellow student outside a North Carolina High School on Tuesday morning just minutes before classes began, authorities said. The shooting happened around 7:40 a.m. as the two male students argued ...

  • Transgender teacher who fought school boards dies

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) LITTLE EGG HARBOR, N.J. (AP) — The teacher whose battles with school boards in conservative areas of New Jersey made her a reluctant symbol of the transgender rights movement has died. Lily McBeth was 80. Her daughter says McBeth died ...

  • AP Top News At 10:45 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) Secret Service boss vows no repeat of breach Secret Service head takes onus for WH breach HK leader says China adamant; students seek talks Hostage tale suggests IS wary of upsetting Turkey Iraqi Arabs claim persecution by Kurds Families wait ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 10:43 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) Secret Service director faces questions from Congress on White House security breach Hong Kong leader says Beijing won't budge, as democracy protesters stick to deadline Truck drivers' account of captivity suggests Islamic State is wary of upsetting Turkey Arab Iraqis ...

  • Georgia orders Zhvania exhumed

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A prosecutor in the former Soviet republic of Georgia has ordered the body of the late prime minister Zurab Zhvania to be exhumed, nearly a decade after his death in murky circumstances. Zhvania was a top ...

  • Testimony resumes in Detroit officer's trial

    1 hour, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — A key witness in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl is back on the stand, testifying slowly and softly about a Detroit police raid that killed her granddaughter in 2010. It's in total contrast to Mertilla ...

  • Psych hospital nixes teen school stabbing suspect

    3 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) UPPER ST. CLAIR, Pa. (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area psychiatric hospital has refused to treat a 16-year-old boy awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school in April. Westmoreland County ...

  • AP Top Political News At 9:03 a.m. EDT

    2 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) Secret Service head faces questions on WH breach Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon Sen. Harry Reid playing major role in Senate races 3rd-graders face high-stakes reading targets Obama, Modi say they will set new US-India agenda Gov't ...

  • Charges dropped for man who sold rhino head

    4 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) MILTON, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who tried to sell an 80-pound rhinoceros head online is happy that charges against him have been dropped. Ari Goldenberg of Milton was charged by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in ...

  • Parents charged in death of son found in home

    4 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man and woman have been charged with homicide in the death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found in their Harrisburg home last summer. Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico said ...

  • AP Top News At 8:08 a.m. EDT

    3 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) HK leader says China adamant; students seek talks Secret Service head faces questions on WH breach 10 Things to Know for Today Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon Police: Body of Arkansas real estate agent found Hostage tale ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 8:08 a.m. EDT

    3 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) Hong Kong leader says Beijing won't budge, as democracy protesters stick to deadline Secret Service director faces questions from Congress on White House security breach 10 Things to Know for Today Obama's goal of Guantanamo closure stalled by slow Pentagon ...

  • SC cop indicted in shooting shrouded in mystery

    4 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (AP) — Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with some habits, including ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over. The last time he did that, the 68-year-old black great-grandfather got killed — shot to ...

  • AP Top Science News At 7:35 a.m. EDT

    4 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) Studies fault warming in much of 2013 wild weather News Guide: Ash and gases halt search on volcano Wildlife populations plummet for 3,000 species Study: Recessions can postpone motherhood forever USC memory scientist Richard Thompson dies at 84 European Space ...

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