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AP News - Jul 24, 2014 2:20 AM

PHOENIX (AP) — A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne ...more

AP News - Jul 23, 2014 9:35 PM

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a record and raise money to build schools in his father's ...more

AP News - Jul 23, 2014 5:38 PM

DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch was rocked out of sleep by a series of "boom, boom, boom" pounding sounds outside his home, causing him to grab a shotgun, open the front door and fire, a defense lawyer tol ...more

AP News - Jul 22, 2014 3:15 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who says he is the father of two of three teens charged with fatally beating two homeless men says that they too were once homeless, and he has no idea what prompted the brutal Friday night attack that police say left the ...more

AP News - Jul 22, 2014 12:48 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinder blocks, bricks and a metal fence pole may have been terrorizing transients around Albuquerque for months, police said Monday.A ma ...more

AP News - Jul 21, 2014 6:22 PM

Max Steinberg and Nissim Sean Carmeli grew up in America and had a passion for Israel.Their love of that nation led both to join the Israel Defense Forces and fight against Hamas in Gaza Strip, where they were killed Sunday.Steinberg, 24, ...more

AP News - Jul 21, 2014 8:51 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Four emergency workers involved in the medical response for a New York City man who died in police custody after being put in an apparent chokehold have been barred from responding to 911 calls, the Fire Department of New York said. ...more

AP News - Jul 20, 2014 3:02 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ohio (AP) — An Army veteran who hurt his back during the Iraq War is worried a citation will result in him losing his 14 pet ducks, which he says are therapeutic.Darin Welker said officials in the village of West Lafayette told h ...more

AP News - Jul 17, 2014 2:37 AM

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Palestinian-American teenager who relatives say was beaten by Israeli authorities returned home to Florida late Wednesday, saying he will never think of freedom in the same way again.Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, and his mother fl ...more

AP News - Jul 16, 2014 6:10 PM

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 26-year-old man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter more than a year after he hugged a 14-month-old child so tightly that the boy stopped breathing and died, Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said Wednesday.

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