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Now, California's full of bugs

LONE PINE, Calif. (AP) — The gas station's ground was covered with the small winged bugs. Piles of carcasses, inches deep, sat swept to the sides. On the road, they rained onto car windshields. They flew by the thousands toward even the smallest sour ...

Rosie O'Donnell's missing daughter found

NEW YORK (AP) -- Hours after it was publicly revealed that Rosie O'Donnell's 17-year-old daughter had been missing for a week, she was found by police safe in a New Jersey home on Tuesday. Chelsea O'Donnell had left the family's home a week earlier w ...

Black Supporter of Confederate Flag Dies in Questionable Accident

[caption id="attachment_42356" align="alignright" width="300"] In this May 8, 2000, file photograph, Anthony Hervey holds a Confederate flag while standing underneath the Confederate monument in Oxford, Miss. (AP Photo)[/caption]JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - ...

George H.W. Bush in Stable Condition After Fall

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Former President George H.W. Bush, at 91 the oldest living former president, was hospitalized Thursday in fair condition after breaking a bone in his neck during a fall. Bush, the 41st U.S. president, fell on Wednesday at his ...

Hollywood sexism is ingrained and should be investigated, ACLU says

The Hollywood film industry is so sexist that it should be investigated for civil rights violations, according to a new campaign. The so-called celluloid ceiling is firmly intact despite years of complaints about gender inequality, the American Civil ...

Investigators: Train in deadly wreck was going over 100 mph

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people, was hurtling at more than 100 mph before it ran off the rails along a sharp curve where the speed limit is just 50 mph, federal investigators said Wedn ...

Amtrak train derails killing 5 people; investigation begins

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Daylight on Wednesday revealed the destruction and devastation caused by an Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia that left at least five people dead and injured dozens more, six critically. Some survivors had to scramble throu ...

Carjacker ID'd via iPhone feature on stolen cell gets prison

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man who was identified by the "find my iPhone" feature on a smartphone he stole during an armed carjacking was sentenced Monday to more than 11 years in prison. Federal prosecutors say 28-year-old Lee Carraballo, of Newark, will ...

Power station problem in Maryland causes outages across DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Widespread power outages affected the White House, the Capitol, museums, train stations and other sites acrossWashington and its suburbs Tuesday afternoon — all because of an explosion at a Maryland power plant, an official said. Ma ...

Dog poop patrol goes high tech in liberal city

SEATTLE (AP) — Frustrated with dog owners who refuse to clean up after their pets, an increasing number of apartments in Seattle are opting to use DNA testing to identify the culprits. The Seattle Times reports (http://bit.ly/1HxGgb2 ) that a company ...


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