• News

    Latest Rikers brutality case fuels debate over jail's future

    NEW YORK (AP) The latest in a string of brutality case against Rikers Island guards has added fuel to a growing debate on whether New York City's notoriously violent jail complex has become so dysfunctional it should be shut down.At least 35...

    By Tom Hays, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Gunshots fired in burglary of store at Bellagio in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) Las Vegas police say they are investigating a burglary at a high-end retail store inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino.Police said in a statement Saturday that a preliminary investigation suggests that at least three people...


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    Newborn baby, toddler found stabbed to death in N. Carolina

    RADFORD, N.C. (AP) A North Carolina sheriff says a newborn and the baby's 2-year-old sister have been found stabbed to death.Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin tells WRAL ( the bodies of 4-day-old Genesis Freeman and...


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    Rape reaches 'epic proportions' in South Sudan's civil war

    MUNDRI, South Sudan (AP) After months of being raped by her rebel captors in the middle of South Sudan's civil war, the young woman became pregnant. Held in a muddy pit, sometimes chained to other prisoners, she later watched her hair fall out...

    By Sam Mednick, The Associated Press|

  • Business

    Many governors welcome demise of GOP health care bill

    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) Governors of both parties had warned Congress for weeks that the Republican health care bill threatened to saddle their states with big costs and potentially leave millions of people without coverage, especially because...

    By Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press|

  • Men's sports

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  • Environment

    Bigfoot in the Blues? Oregon man to search in Blue Mountains

    BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) There's a plaster cast of a footprint on the wall of Scott Violette's basement and it's the sort of thing that could give a kid nightmares for weeks.Violette, who lives in Baker City, Oregon, is wearing a camouflage cap...

    By Jayson Jacoby, The Baker City Herald|

  • News

    Today in History

    Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, March 25, the 84th day of 2017. There are 281 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On March 25, 1947, a coal-dust explosion inside the Centralia Coal Co. Mine No. 5 in Washington County, Illinois,...

    By The Associated Press|

  • News

    University of Texas survey: 1 in 7 female students raped

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Nearly 15 percent of female undergraduates at the University of Texas at Austin reported being raped in a survey released by officials at the 50,000-student campus Friday.The survey comes at a time when Baylor University and...

    By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press|

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    Louisiana officer convicted of manslaughter in boy's death

    MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) A Louisiana law enforcement officer was convicted Friday on a lesser charge of manslaughter in a shooting that killed a 6-year-old autistic boy, a gruesome encounter captured on tape by another officer's body camera.Jurors...


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