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SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say a woman and child are dead after an Amtrak train collided with an SUV in the San Francisco Bay Area. Television news footage of the crash scene in San Leandro showed the front of the SUV crushed beneath the train. Alameda County fire...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor who played a police officer on TV was upset because his wife wanted a divorce and taunted her before fatally shooting her in their Los Angeles home while their two young sons watched, a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday. Deputy District Attorney Tannaz...
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Authorities said Tuesday they have found bodies believed to be a Washington woman and man who have been missing for six weeks and presumed killed. Tony Clyde Reed, one of two brothers charged with the slayings of Monique Patenaude and her husband, Patrick...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the St. Louis shooting death of an 8-month-old boy and the search for his father, the suspected gunman (all times local): 5:50 p.m. St. Louis police say the two young brothers of an 8-month-old boy shot to death by a suspect identified as his...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An Ohio man fatally shot a former coal company executive at a cemetery where the businessman's wife is buried and has been arrested on a first-degree murder warrant, a sheriff said Tuesday. A second man has also been charged as an accessory. Authorities...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department says it arrested five people in Miami accused of defrauding victims of nearly $2 million by posing as IRS agents and demanding payment of overdue taxes. J. Russell George heads the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration office...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ten-year-old Tyson Stegall stared intently at the chess board as his opponent, grandmaster Alejandro Ramirez, pondered a move. The fourth-grader gave a little grimace, then a smile, when Ramirez finished him off with a checkmate. "He trapped me," Tyson said...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah doctor found guilty of drugging his beauty queen wife and leaving her to die in a bathtub appealed a separate sexual abuse conviction on Tuesday, arguing he didn't get a fair trial after he was convicted in the high-profile murder case. The 2013...
WASHINGTON (AP) — New guidelines say weight-loss surgery should become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are mildly obese. Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are a deadly pair, and numerous studies show stomach-shrinking operations can...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been upstaged by the impeachment of President Dilma...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been upstaged by the impeachment of President Dilma...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Bond Commission is expected to approve a $22 million loan and grant package...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is expected at Harvard to participate in a "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has provisionally accepted Bernie Sanders' proposal to debate, but the billionaire...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nicknames. The outrage. The rallies — and the protests. The moments history will probably...