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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Army has paid $820,000 to settle a lawsuit by a former military police trainee who says she was fired after she filed a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor, defense lawyers said Wednesday. An attorney representing Luydmila Starkey said the...
ABINGDON, Md. (AP) — A gunman fatally shot a sheriff's deputy inside a crowded restaurant at lunchtime Wednesday and killed another deputy in a shootout nearby, authorities and witnesses said. The suspect was killed in the shootout not far from the shopping center where the...
ABINGDON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two sheriff's deputies and another person (all times local): 7 p.m. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered flags be flown at half-staff to honor two deputies shot and killed by a gunman who opened fire inside a crowded restaurant...
MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a school bus and a car have collided in Riverside County, injuring 22 people. There's no word on whether any of the injured are children. County fire officials say the crash occurred shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday at an intersection in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow testified Wednesday that he sent her dozens of messages in the hope she might want to marry him despite her testifying against him in a previous stalking case. Dante Soiu testified that he wanted his messages...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca's agreement to plead guilty to lying during a federal probe of corruption at the jails he ran (all times local): 3:33 p.m. Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca has pleaded guilty to lying to federal...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An appeals court Wednesday upheld Mississippi's method of lethal injection, rejecting arguments from death row inmates who opposed the state's plan to use drugs not specifically approved by state law. The 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that U.S...
WASHINGTON (AP) — New details about the possible effects of the Zika virus on the fetal brain emerged Wednesday as U.S. health officials say mosquito eradication here and abroad is key to protect pregnant women until they can develop a vaccine. European researchers uncovered an...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca has agreed to plead guilty to lying to investigators during a federal corruption probe that tainted his career, prosecutors said Wednesday. Baca stepped down from the helm of the nation's largest sheriff's department in 2014...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's junior U.S. senator is adding another title to his extensive resume. Cory Booker...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's junior U.S. senator is adding another title to his extensive resume. Cory Booker...
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is hurting, and Main Street doesn't care. It's got burgers and cars to buy. Big losses...
DELAVAN, Ill. (AP) — Officials say the fate of an Illinois Army National Guard armory in Tazewell County won't be...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on police shooting in Baton Rouge (all times local): ___ 9:30 a.m. District...
DENVER (AP) — The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong...