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Mourners recall SC shooting victim in funeral at church
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- The day she was killed along with eight others during Bible study at a South Carolina church, Myra Thompson achieved her goal of becoming a minister... 6/29/2015 8:12 PM

Dangerous men, careful plans and a bold escape for the ages
NEW YORK (AP) -- It was dawn in the cellblocks of Dannemora, time for a round of bed checks on the convicted killers, rapists and other criminals held behind the stark 19th-century walls. Guards went along the lattice of light-green bars in A Block, where well-behaved prisoners are held.... 6/29/2015 6:21 PM

Experts: California vaccine bill would prevent new outbreaks
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- If California's strict school vaccine bill becomes law, experts believe it could help prevent another outbreak like the one that occurred at Disneyland.... 6/30/2015 8:16 AM

WikiLeaks says NSA spied on French business
PARIS (AP) -- WikiLeaks has released documents that it says show that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on France's top finance officials and high-stakes French export bids over a decade in what the group called targeted economic espionage.... 6/29/2015 8:45 PM

Game-changer: Vegas moves toward arcade-style video gambling
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Bragging rights are usually the only reward at the end of a well-played video game. But what if high scores came with cash, too?... 6/30/2015 6:21 AM

A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive
When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the world with birthdates in the 1800s.... 6/30/2015 12:48 AM

Convicted killer thought fellow escapee was slowing him down
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Two convicted killers who staged a complicated prison break together and then spent more than two weeks roaming in thick New York woods finally split up when one man decided his companion was slowing him down, going their separate ways a few days before one was shot and the other captured, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.... 6/30/2015 4:33 AM

Openly transgender swimmer at Harvard believed to be a 1st
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such honors to join the men's team instead, competing as the first openly transgender swimmer in the NCAA.... 6/30/2015 5:06 AM

Pre-Civil War baseball team card going on the auction block
NEW YORK (AP) -- For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was tucked away, first inside a secret drawer of a bedroom set and then between the pages of a photo album.... 6/30/2015 5:59 AM

Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama administration failed to take potential costs into account when it decided to regulate toxic emissions from many power plants.... 6/30/2015 8:11 AM



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