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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pilots soaring over the Pacific Ocean have made history by surpassing an official world distance record for human flight in a gas balloon.The Two Eagles pilots, Troy Bradley of Albuquerque and Leonid Tiukhtyaev of Ru ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An ex-Mexican Mafia leader serving life in prison for murder was escorted by police to speak at a gathering of police chiefs and business leaders, prompting criticism and a call for a probe from the head of the civilian oversight com ...more

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Returning six tigers and five other exotic animals to the sanctuary where they were seized near Toledo would threaten the creatures' health and the safety of people nearby, the state argued Thursday as it responded to a judge's orde ...more

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DENVER (AP) — A Denver police officer involved in the deadly shooting of a 17-year-old girl may have been injured trying to get out of the way of a stolen car the teenager was driving, the police chief said Thursday.The possibility raised during ...more

Reuters News - 29 mins ago

PHOENIX (Reuters) - The National Football League said on Thursday the number of reported concussions dropped 25 percent during regular season games in 2014 compared to the previous campaign. There were 111 concussions reported in 2014, down f ...more

Reuters News - 29 mins ago

By Richard Weizel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Connecticut man who spent 21 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of rape and murder was awarded $6 million on Thursday in the first such payout by the state. Kenneth Ireland, who ...more

Reuters News - 29 mins ago

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - After years of controversy and legal trouble because of overcrowding in California's mammoth prison system, the state's inmate population dipped below the maximum level set by a federal court ...more

AP News - 39 mins ago

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through fallen concrete hunting for others who might be trapped.< ...more

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected last-day appeals from a man scheduled to die for the death of a woman who was strangled and beaten with a hammer before her body was set on fire nearly two decades ago.Attorney ...more

AP News - 41 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A convicted drug dealer was charged Thursday with the murder of a 20th Century Fox executive, who mysteriously disappeared more than two years ago and whose remains were found in a northern Los Angeles County desert area in October.< ...more