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PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panamanian officials have identified the skeletal remains of a California woman who disappeared in 2011 in Panama after arriving in the country with her boyfriend, authorities said Wednesday.
DNA testing confirmed that the remains
LONDON, Ky. (AP) — A southeastern Kentucky man charged with killing his wife says he fatally shot her because she asked him to end her suffering from breast cancer.
Ernest Chris Chumbley told WKYT-TV he fired the shots
Army officials say Staff Sgt. Robert Bales has arrived at Fort Leavenworth to begin serving a life sentence for the murders of 16 civilians in Afghanistan in 2012.
NEW YORK (AP) — Venus Williams dug herself out of deficits over and over again, until she simply ran out of solutions, exiting the U.S. Open before the third round for the third year in a row.
The “Furniture Mall of Kansas” is opening this Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in Topeka’s West Ridge Mall
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This is fur real. Colonel Meow has 9-inch hair.
That’s good enough to put the Himalayan-Persian mix into the 2014 edition of the Guinness World Records book, due out Sept. 12.
Owners Anne Marie
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A man is accused of trying to get marijuana into a Washington state jail by attaching it to an arrow he shot onto the roof.
A Whatcom County sheriff’s employee saw the man step
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson requested the anesthetic propofol to help him sleep at least a decade before he died from an overdose of the drug, a doctor testified Wednesday.
Dr. Christine Quinn said Jackson summoned her
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Democratic Mayor Cory Booker on Wednesday accused his U.S. Senate race rival of making bigoted comments when asked about a newspaper article in which Booker ambiguously addressed his sexuality.
Republican Steve Lonegan said on
Congressional staffers have met with representatives of the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Swimming to discuss ways to reduce the risk of sexual abuse in youth sports.
Democratic spokeswoman Tiffany Edwards of the Committee on Education & the
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas mother of three who was wounded by police after holding her young sons hostage at home during a 22-hour standoff will face multiple felony charges, authorities said Wednesday.
Sara Jones, 29,
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Zoo has indefinitely suspended a program that let visitors pay to touch and feed a rhino after a black rhinoceros bit a woman’s finger.
The zoo says the woman was taken to a
During her first State of the Labor address Wednesday morning, Secretary of Labor Lana Gordon said several economic factors have improved in 2012 for Kansans.
CHICAGO (AP) — Lawyers for hundreds of black financial advisers have reached a $160 million settlement in a lawsuit accusing Wall Street brokerage giant Merrill Lynch of racial discrimination, a plaintiffs’ attorney said Wednesday.
If approved by a
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge on Wednesday stood by his decision to send a former teacher to prison for 30 days for raping a 14-year-old girl who later killed herself, but said he “deserved to be
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is repeating its call for Tehran to help three Americans — Robert Levinson, Amir Hekmati and Saeed Abedini — return to their families after lengthy detentions in Iran.
The State Department said