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BOSTON (AP) — A rat-shaped pencil holder and a sterling silver "psycho killer" skull ring were among the belongings of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger that pulled in more than $100,000 at a court-ordered auction to raise money for his victims. Hundreds of items belonging to...
LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): 9:17 a.m. A wildfire that's been burning in New Mexico for a month has grown to nearly 66 square miles. The fire in the San Mateo Mountains near Magdalena began May 21 and was caused by...
NEW YORK (AP) — A year after New York City's jubilant pride parade celebrated a high point for gay Americans with the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage, the atmosphere surrounding the annual march couldn't be more different. Sunday's parades in New York, San Francisco...
AVALON, Calif. (AP) — A boat that may have been hit by a wave capsized off the backside of Santa Catalina Island on Saturday, killing three men, authorities said. Four survivors were rescued after the 15-foot skiff overturned off of Salta Verde Point, Los Angeles County Sheriff'...
MIAMI (AP) — Law enforcement officials immediately suspected terrorism and adjusted their staging areas due to fears about an explosive device as they responded to reports of shots fired at a gay nightclub in Orlando, according to sheriff's office incident reports released...
NESBIT, Miss. (AP) — There's a whole lot of sellin' going on at the home of rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis. An estate sale continues Saturday at Lewis' home in the Mississippi suburbs of Memphis, Tennessee. Lewis' son, Jerry Lee Lewis III, wrote on Facebook that his...
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Four teens in camouflage fatigues march briskly around a brick plaza at the Maryland School for the Deaf, silently marking their cadence in American Sign Language: "Left!" ''Left!" These members of the school's Cadet Corps aspire to military service, but...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is asking federal authorities for a major disaster declaration to get help for the three counties in his state hardest hit...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Mysterious holes that forced the closure of a massive dune at an Indiana national park after a 6-year-old boy fell into one and nearly died were caused by sand-covered trees that left cavities behind as they decayed over the years, researchers have found...
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis (AP) — Police in St. Kitts and Nevis say that U.S. rapper 50 Cent and a member of...
OZARK, Mo. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl from Springfield has drowned in a river in southwest Missouri. The Missouri...
ISTANBUL (AP) — Police in Istanbul have used tear gas and have detained activists who gathered to mark gay pride...
BOSTON (AP) — A rat-shaped pencil holder and a sterling silver "psycho killer" skull ring were among the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two people died when the car they were in ran off an interstate overpass in Kansas City...
LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): 9:17 a.m. A wildfire...