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Silver Lake family thankful for community’s help

A week ago a family lost everything when their home burnt down. Now after a week of kindness from friends and strangers, Nicolette Schleisman explains why they're so thankful to their community.…

2nd challenge to Maryland gun control law filed

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The state of Maryland faces a second challenge to a gun control law set to take effect Tuesday. On Friday, a collection of gun shops, firearm associations and people with pending handgun permit applications…

Saudi doctor says driving does not hurt ovaries

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A Saudi doctor has gone on-air to dismiss claims made by a well-known cleric who caused a stir when he said medical studies show driving affects a woman’s ovaries. In comments aired over…

Justice Dept to sue North Carolina over voter law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will sue the state of North Carolina for alleged racial discrimination over tough new voting rules, the latest effort by the Obama administration to fight back against a Supreme Court decision that…

Life in prison for NJ chemist who poisoned husband

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A judge in New Jersey has sentenced a chemist to life prison for fatally poisoning her husband during a contentious divorce. Tianle Li (tee-ahn-lay lee) was sentenced Monday. She won’t be eligible for…

Israel museum awards Arab who saved Jews in WWII

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Holocaust memorial says it is posthumously honoring an Egyptian doctor who risked his life to rescue Jews during World War II, the first Arab to receive the prestigious recognition of “Righteous Among the Nations.”…

Romania’s spy agency monitors gold mine protests

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s spy chief says his agency has been spying on a planned Canadian gold mine project for years, monitoring protests and foreigners who allegedly paid lobbyists for and against the project. Spy chief Gheorghe…

Global study: World not ready for aging population

The world is aging so fast that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly people, according to a global study going out Tuesday by the United Nations and an elder rights group. The…

NASA preparing to launch 3-D printer into space

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. (AP) — NASA is preparing to launch a 3-D printer into space next year, a toaster-sized game changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool, spare part or supply…

‘Breaking Bad’ ends, but 10 lessons linger

NEW YORK (AP) — Sunday’s “Breaking Bad” turned out the lights on one of the darkest shows in television history. Even as this drama cooked up storylines that celebrated evil and depravity, “Breaking Bad” gleamed with a bright…