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Police: Prostitute linked to Google executive’s death on a yacht in California

MILTON, Ga. – A high-priced prostitute charged in the overdose death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in California had searched online for how … Full story    

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Zohra Sehgal, Indian actress-dancer, dies

NEW DELHI (AP) – Actress and dancer Zohra Sehgal, who charmed viewers with her impish grin and twinkling eyes, has died of heart failure in … Full story    
Updated 19 hours ago

Jazz bassist Charlie Haden dies at age 76

NEW YORK (AP) – Bassist Charlie Haden, who helped change the shape of jazz more than a half-century ago as a member of Ornette Coleman’s … Full story    
Updated 19 hours ago

Journalist John Seigenthaler dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the John F. … Full story    
Updated 19 hours ago

Police: Prostitute linked to Google executive’s death on a yacht in California

MILTON, Ga. – A high-priced prostitute charged in the overdose death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in California had searched online for how … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Possible compromise emerges on border request

WASHINGTON – Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama’s … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Fans of jazz seek eternity with greats

NEW YORK (AP) – Some jazz fans are devoted to the very end. At The Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, so many jazz enthusiasts want … Full story    
Updated yesterday

2 Colorado clerks to issue gay marriage licenses

DENVER – Denver’s clerk said Thursday she will join her counterpart in Boulder in issuing marriage licenses to gay couples after a judge said the … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Gunman in delivery man garb kills 4 kids, parents in Houston suburb

SPRING, Texas – A man charged with killing four children and their parents forced his way into the family’s suburban Houston home, tied them up … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Germany kicks out top US spy over espionage claims

BERLIN – Germany on Thursday demanded Washington’s top spy in Berlin leave the country as a new round of allegations of U.S. espionage worsened the … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Egypt challenges sale of valuable ancient statue

LONDON – Egypt is challenging a British museum’s planned sale of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue that is expected to fetch up to $10 million at … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Steelcase heir, philanthropist Wege dies at 94

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – Peter Wege, heir to the Steelcase Inc. fortune whose philanthropy kept much of the office furniture manufacturer’s money in Grand … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Obama to border critics: ‘This is not theater’

DALLAS – President Barack Obama, seeking to keep a humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border from becoming a deeper political liability, pushed back Wednesday at … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Testimony suggests different attackers in Benghazi

WASHINGTON – Newly revealed testimony from top military commanders involved in the U.S. response to the Benghazi attacks suggests that the perpetrators of a second, … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Improper payments by federal government top $100B

WASHINGTON – Tax credits for families that don’t qualify. Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary. Unemployment benefits for people who are secretly … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

PC slump bottoms out

NEW YORK – A two-year slump in personal computer sales ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets like North America … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

US, China vow to improve cooperation

BEIJING – The United States and China vowed Wednesday to improve their economic and security cooperation, saying they wouldn’t let persistent differences over maritime claims, … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

US students in middle of pack on financial knowhow

WASHINGTON – In an increasingly global economy, just 1 in 10 teenagers around the world is able to make some key – but complex – … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Survey: Rapes not investigated at 2 in 5 colleges

WASHINGTON – A survey of colleges and universities finds a lack of coordination between many campuses and local law enforcement in handling sexual assaults, and … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

NY reaches price limit deal with car service Uber

ALBANY, N.Y. – The car service Uber has agreed to limit prices during emergencies, natural disasters or other unusual market disruptions consistent with New York’s … Full story    
Published:  July 9, 2014

NYPD arrests mother of baby left in subway station

NEW YORK – Security video showed nothing amiss when Frankea Dabbs – wearing dark glasses, pushing a baby stroller and pulling a rolling suitcase – … Full story    
Published:  July 9, 2014

Gaza militants unleash heavy rocket fire on Israel

JERUSALEM – Militants in the Gaza Strip unleashed dozens of rockets on southern Israel late Monday, setting off air raid sirens and forcing hundreds of … Full story    
Published:  July 9, 2014

Obama urgently asks $3.7 billion for border crisis

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama appealed to Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency spending to deal with the immigration crisis on the nation’s … Full story    
Published:  July 9, 2014