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Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

April 23, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — For all the tens of billions of dollars the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes. more »»

Bashtag: NYPD Twitter campaign backfires

April 23, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — To put it in social media terms, the New York Police Department got trolled. more »»

High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim

April 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearl... more »»

Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

April 23, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision. more »»

AP WAS THERE: Probable cause of AIDS found

April 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men. more »»

USAF: Colombia crash caused by plane hitting hill

April 23, 2014

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Air Force investigators say a plane crash that killed four people in Colombia this past fall occurred when the plane's pilots failed to stay over water and slammed into a hill. more »»

Wellness programs grow more popular with employers

April 23, 2014

That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer and is likely to grow louder with a looming change under the federal... more »»

Spacewalking astronauts complete urgent repair job

April 23, 2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength. more »»

Judge to mull Chelsea Manning name change request

April 23, 2014

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge will on Wednesday consider Army Pfc. more »»

APNewsBreak: Gacy case helps solve unrelated death

April 23, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing — one he... more »»

Finalists named in Bloomberg European city contest

April 23, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Amsterdam wants to create an online game to get unemployed young people engaged in finding jobs across Europe. more »»

Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

April 23, 2014

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday only a few miles from the farm where prosecutors say he orchestrated the 1993 killing of a couple whose cows he wanted to steal. more »»

FedEx sued over deadly California bus crash

April 23, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a histor... more »»

Soldier faces hearing in killings of Iraqi boys

April 23, 2014

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — A U.S. soldier accused of deliberately killing two unarmed teenage boys as they herded cattle in Iraq seven years ago is due in military court.

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Republican activists push party on gay marriage

April 23, 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions, part of a... more »»

Federal judge to hear Oregon gay marriage case

April 23, 2014

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measur. more »»

 
 

 

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