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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say several children and their bus driver are injured in a school bus crash in Southern California.The Anaheim Fire Department says several patients were being taken to hospitals with varying degrees of injurie ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — During a yearslong court fight over an idiosyncratic copper heiress' $300 million estate, a criminal investigation quietly examined how she and her finances were being looked after, though no one was ever charged.The probe's end ...more

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New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda is hardly the first major leaguer to head to the mound hoping to get away with using pine tar to aid his grip.And he won't be the last, those in baseball say, because it's simply part of the game.He ...more

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman accused of using ice cream to lure a mentally disabled woman and her child to captivity in a forced-labor case has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.A federal judge sentenced 22-year-old Ashl ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — From Chicago to Afghanistan, Dr. Jerry Umanos dedicated his service to poor children.The pediatrician was among three Americans killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire Thursday at a Kabul hospital. He was volunteering in ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks keeps finding ways to squeeze more money out of people.The Seattle-based chain reported a stronger quarterly profit Thursday as global sales at established locations rose 6 percent, including in its flagship U.S. market ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pop legend Paul McCartney is set to return to Candlestick Park to offer a swan song to the San Francisco 49ers' former stadium.McCartney's website posted a statement Thursday confirming that the former Beatle will perform on ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — Mayor Ed Murray says business and labor interests have not been able to reach an agreement on raising Seattle's minimum wage.The mayor's office had scheduled a news conference Thursday to announce his proposal for raising the mini ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas appeals court has rejected Lance Armstrong's attempts to block an arbitration panel from reviewing $12 million in bonuses paid to him by a company that wants its money back, a setback for the cyclist who is fighting multipl ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A federal jury on Thursday convicted a former Hawaii soldier of murder in the beating death of his 5-year-old daughter, a capital offense in a state that doesn't have the death penalty.Jurors in Honolulu will now be asked to deci ...more