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ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — Most of the 911 calls from witnesses to last week's fiery truck-bus collision that killed 10 were matter of fact. Then there was the one from a passenger: With shrieks in the background, the student struggled to recount how a truc ...more

AP News - 7 hours ago

Reaction to death of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez:___"A thousand years of loneliness and sadness for the death of the greatest Colombian of all time!" — Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos.___"With the passing of Gabriel ...more

AP News - 7 hours ago

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — What began as a hate crime investigation two years ago has led to the murder conviction of an Iraqi immigrant, whose wife was found badly beaten with a threatening note labeling her a terrorist.The verdict delivered Thurs ...more

AP News - 8 hours ago

"Do you believe they're still alive? I know the chances aren't good. ... No one in his class has been rescued." — Lee Mi-shim, a 48-year-old mother of a missing student, as 270 people are missing two days after a ferry sank off South Korea.___ ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

GRANDVIEW, Mo. (AP) — Police arrested a suspect Thursday in a string of random vehicle shootings on Kansas City-area highways over the past few weeks that have wounded three motorists and frightened many more.Police Chief Darryl Forte said at a ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

WEST, Texas (AP) — Rev. Terry McElrath heard the deafening boom. The pastor spun around and saw a column of smoke billowing into the sky above his small Texas town. He immediately thought, "Somebody has died tonight."A spiraling fire inside the ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was among Latin America's most popular writers and widely considered the father of a literary style known as magic realism.A partial list of his works:FICTION:— "No One Writes to the Colonel an ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into a growing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday.Startup invest ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

Today is Good Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On April 18, 1934, the first laundromat (called a "Washateria") was opened by John F. Cantrell in Fort Worth, T ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Angela Stanford shot an 8-under 64 on a wind-swept course to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship on Thursday.Stanford took the lead early with five birdies in a row on the front nin ...more