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April 19, 2014

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  • Oklahoma City bombing museum sees technology boost

    18 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A memorial and museum about the Oklahoma City bombing is in the midst of a $7 million upgrade ahead of the 20-year anniversary of the attack in hopes of better portraying to visitors how different the ...

  • Educator denies sex crimes in YouTube case

    18 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A California educator has pleaded not guilty to sexual molestation charges that prosecutors say were filed after a former student confronted her in a phone call and posted the conversation on YouTube. Andrea Cardosa, a 40-year-old ...

  • AP Top Health News At 1:08 p.m. EDT

    19 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law Reservoir to be flushed because of urinating teen Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges Ebola virus ...

  • Ohio school shooting victim's dad died from heroin

    20 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — A coroner in Ohio says the father of a boy killed in a 2012 school shooting died of an accidental heroin overdose on the second anniversary of his son's death. The Geauga (jee-AW'-guh) County coroner confirmed ...

  • AP Top News at 12:22 p.m. EDT

    20 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not ...

  • Sudden movement raises alarm in Wyoming slide area

    20 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson has suddenly sped up, buckling a road and a Walgreens parking lot and threatening to destroy several unoccupied homes and businesses. Town spokeswoman Roxanne Robinson said ...

  • AP Top News At 12:08 p.m. EDT

    20 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12 Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off Magnitude-7.2 earthquake ...

  • Post-rehab, injured snowy owl ready to be released

    20 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A rare snowy owl that gained national attention when it was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital is scheduled to be released into the wild after a rehab stint in Minnesota. The ...

  • US arrests about 80 immigrants at Texas camp

    21 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) McALLEN, Texas (AP) — At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally were arrested in a makeshift encampment in suburban South Texas. They were found in an undeveloped patch of scrub near an abandoned tennis club in ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 11:52 a.m. EDT

    21 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights Suspect arrested in Kansas City highway shootings Student struggles to recount fatal truck-bus crash Views differ of imam accused in US terrorism case Storms threaten ...

  • AP Top Science News At 11:44 a.m. EDT

    21 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned Storms threaten 2nd launch try to space station Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year Study: Snack might help avoid fight with spouse Cost of fighting ...

  • Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

    21 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in one of the most gripping manhunts ...

  • Restitution ordered over dead, dying animals

    22 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles at his business has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution. The Orange County Register ...

  • Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

    22 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was a ...

  • Kansas speech by Michelle Obama draws complaints

    22 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some parents in Topeka, Kansas are upset because there will be a limited number of people allowed to attend a combined high school graduation ceremony at which first lady Miche Obama is scheduled to speak next ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Stratocaster still a favorite at 60

    22 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jimi Hendrix made it shriek. Buddy Holly made it swing. Stevie Ray Vaughn made it snarl. Some of the most legendary guitarists in music history have elicited unforgettable sounds from the Fender Stratocaster, the distinctive double-cutaway ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 10:30 a.m. EDT

    22 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) Pro-Russian insurgents won't leave occupied buildings unless interim Ukrainian govt resigns Probe into South Korea ferry focuses on sharp turn, captain's actions and slow evacuation 10 Things to Know for Today Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing 12 Sherpa, leaving 4 ...

  • Ohio teacher fired over comment on black president

    22 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted to become president that the nation didn't need another black president. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/1kIkFmQ ) the Fairfield ...

  • Teacher in chair-throwing incident not punished

    22 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts teacher who was told she could lose her job for failing to report that a student threw a chair at her won't be punished. New Bedford Superintendent Pia Durkin said after a hearing ...

  • This Week in the Civil War

    23 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, April 20: Confederate ram at battle of Plymouth, N.C. Confederate forces, in a joint operation of ground troops and an ironclad ram CSS Albemarle, attacked the federal garrison at Plymouth, ...

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