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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Less than a year after taking over Michigan's athletic department, Dave Brandon hired Brady Hoke to be his football coach.Now, with that football program floundering through a dismal season, Brandon is done as athletic di ...more

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.The judge on Friday called for retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi (Tah ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Police in Vancouver, Washington, say two 7-year-old girls and a 20-year-old woman were seriously hurt Friday night when they were hit by a car while trick-or-treating.The Columbian reports (http://is.gd/uLEpbL ) that poli ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

The explosion of a Virgin Galactic rocket ship during a test flight over California has almost certainly dashed founder Richard Branson's goal of starting passenger flights next spring. Information about Virgin Galactic, its backers, and its goals: ...more

Reuters News - 37 mins ago

BEIJING (Reuters) - China passed a counter-espionage law on Saturday aimed at tightening state security and helping build a "comprehensive" national security system, state media reported. The law will allow authorities to seal or seize any pr ...more

AP News - 38 mins ago

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Federal accident investigators are headed to a desert crash site where a winged spaceship designed to give wealthy tourists a high-altitude view of Earth broke up during a test flight, killing one pilot and badly injuring another. ...more

AP News - 49 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes were killed by a hit-and-run driver at a Southern California intersection Friday night, authorities said.The girls were in a crosswalk near an elementary school in Sa ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

"It's a real setback to the idea that lots of people are going to be taking joyrides into the fringes of outer space any time soon. There were a lot of people who believed that the technology to carry people is safely at hand." — John Logsdon, retired ...more

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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending his 27-year reign and sparking a struggle in the military for control of the West African country ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

HONG KONG (AP) — Like thousands of young people from all over Hong Kong, secondary school teacher Li Hiu Fung had come out to the streets of this anxious city every night to demand that his government give him a real voice in choosing his leaders. He h ...more