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WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't prevent a convicted felon who is barred from possessing firearms from trying to sell his guns after they are confiscated by authorities. The justices sided with Tony Henderson, a former U.S...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift dominated the Billboard Music Awards with eight wins, including top artist, while Kanye West was booed during his performance that closed the three-hour event. Swift also won top Billboard 200 album and top female artist Sunday night. "Oh, this is...
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A Yosemite National Park spokesman says extreme athlete Dean Potter and another man have died in a BASE jumping accident. The spokesman says Potter and Graham Hunt died late Saturday after attempting a wingsuit flight from a 7,500-foot...
HONOLULU (AP) — The Marine Corps says 12 Marines have been taken to a hospital after an Osprey aircraft made a hard landing in Hawaii. The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit said in a statement Sunday the Osprey had a "hard-landing mishap" during training at about 11 a.m. The...
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu fire crews are responding to a report of an aircraft crash at Bellows Air Force Station. Television station KITV reports ( http://is.gd/v6Ymgn ) the crash occurred at about 11:45 a.m.. It isn't clear if the crash is related to training being conducted by...
WACO, Texas (AP) — Nine people were killed Sunday and some others injured after a shootout erupted among rival biker gangs at a Central Texas restaurant, sending patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety, a police spokesman said. The violence erupted shortly after noon at a busy...
BOSTON (AP) — They're gonna need a bigger Twitter. An organization studying great white sharks is enjoying some welcome attention after one of the creatures they've been monitoring started gaining a loyal social media following. @MaryLeeShark is the fake Twitter handle for a...
WACO, Texas (AP) — A shooting involving rival biker gangs at a Central Texas restaurant has left nine people dead and some others injured. Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton says eight people died at the scene of the shooting at Twin Peaks restaurant about noon Sunday and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sheila Beasley was struggling to clean up after her beloved Rottweiler, Rocky, on a Bronx sidewalk on a December day in 2008 when she briefly put his leash down — a move spotted by a nearby plainclothes police officer who promptly wrote her a summons for having...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The idea that a person's home is their castle and they have the right to kill trespassers has...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans' disgust with corrupt, aloof, high-living politicians has a name, and it's El Bronco...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Police say Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald has been accused of domestic...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says a St. Louis area man is being held on $1 million...
A group in Ferguson says that it has collected enough signatures to force a recall election for Mayor James...
Ten families are left homeless after a weekend apartment fire in Belleville, Illinois. The blaze happened Sunday...