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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Composer Hans Zimmer, crooner R. Kelly and members of such bands as the Go-Go's, the Black Crowes, Linkin Park and Three 6 Mafia are supporting Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and T.I. in their appeal in the ongoing legal dispute over the hit song "Blurred...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man accused of kidnapping his wife while he was under home confinement on charges he beat and abducted her two months ago has been declared brain dead following a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said Wednesday. The Allegheny County medical examiner'...
DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Army plans to start operating a $4.5 billion plant next week that will destroy the nation's largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent, complying with an international treaty that bans chemical weapons, officials said Wednesday. The largely automated...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man accused of kidnapping his wife while he was under home confinement on charges he beat and abducted her two months ago may not survive a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Authorities were monitoring the condition of Kevin Ewing, 47...
DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Army plans to start operating a $4.5 billion plant next week that will destroy the nation's largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent, complying with an international treaty that bans chemical weapons, officials said Wednesday. The largely automated...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials are strengthening warnings about the potentially fatal consequences of mixing prescription painkillers and sedatives like Xanax, saying the combination can lead to breathing problems, coma and death. The Food and Drug Administration said it...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was freed from jail Wednesday after a judge tossed his conviction in a double-murder case tried 21 years ago by the prosecutor who was later disbarred for lying and misconduct in the Duke University lacrosse rape case. The judge threw out...
RAINELLE, W.Va. (AP) — Two months after a freak storm flooded homes and killed 23 people in West Virginia, residents in impoverished Rainelle curl up in tents and campers at night while their homes are gutted during the day. Spray-painted X's on the front doors of damaged homes...
NORCO, Calif. (AP) — The Southern California city of Norco markets itself as "Horsetown USA," and it's not unusual for cowboy hat-wearing residents to head out for lunch or run errands on horseback in its Old West-styled downtown. Local leaders celebrate that rural, equestrian...
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NEW YORK (AP) — NFL stars James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers can start the regular season without...
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL stars James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers can start the regular season without...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Composer Hans Zimmer, crooner R. Kelly and members of such bands as the Go-Go's, the Black...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Composer Hans Zimmer, crooner R. Kelly and members of such bands as the Go-Go's, the Black...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Arrests have been made in North Dakota and Iowa during protests against the construction of...