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James Garner with his family including his wife Lois Clarke, far left, for the 11th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Actor James Garner dies at 86

NEW YORK (AP) — Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. James Garner had a way of widening his eyes while the corner of his mouth sagged ever so slightly. […]

07/20/2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry (AP Photo)

Kerry heads to Mideast in bid for cease-fire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading back to the Middle East as the Obama administration attempts to bolster regional efforts to reach a ceasefire and sharpens its criticism of Hamas in […]

07/20/2014

Relatives of Maj. Amotz Greenberg, 45, mourn during his funeral in the Israeli city of Hod Hasharon, Sunday, July 20, 2014. According to reports, Greenberg was killed fighting a group of militants who infiltrated Israel through a tunnel from the Gaza Strip. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

Scores dead in first major ground battle in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price Sunday: It killed 65 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers and forced thousands of terrified […]

07/20/2014

(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

FBI: Orange County man wanted to join terrorists

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – A Southern California man who federal authorities say was attempting to travel overseas to join an al-Qaida splinter group has been charged with lying on a passport application, according to […]

07/19/2014

Maggie and Michael sound bite

Listen: How to Elope without Hard Feelings

Is the thought of planning your wedding too overwhelming?  Maggie & Michael spoke with Lindsay Nicol of Weddings Etc. about how to elope without offending your friends and loved ones (too much!).  

07/19/2014

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Experts: Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Experts say the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder […]

07/19/2014

A Schiphol worker adjusts flowers people have placed outside Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Friday, July 18, 2014. The attack on a Malaysian jetliner Thursday afternoon killed 298 people from nearly a dozen nations, more than half being Dutch, including vacationers, students and a large contingent of scientists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)

Forensic experts gather material to ID victims

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Forensic teams fanned out across the Netherlands on Saturday to collect material including DNA samples that will help positively identify the remains of victims killed in the downing of the […]

07/19/2014

Misty Holt-Singh was fatally injured during the shootout between Stockton police officers and bank robbers on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Her sister, Dawn Holt, center, speaks during the family's news conference on Friday, July 18, 2014 with the support of Holt-Singh's husband Paul Singh, left, and son Paul Jr. Singh, 19. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Brian Nguyen)

Robbers’ families say police acted appropriately

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — The families of two slain bank robbery suspects said that police in the Northern California city of Stockton acted appropriately when they engaged in a gunbattle with their sons. Gregory Jon Martinez […]

07/19/2014

In this May 19, 2012, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, left, and his wife Shelly, watch during the second half in Game 3 of an NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference semifinal against the San Antonio Spurs in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Lawyer: Clippers sale could miss August deadline

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for the man offering to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion told a judge Friday that Donald Sterling’s stalling tactics are threatening to doom the sale by […]

07/19/2014

Detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection,  processing facility in Brownsville,Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, Pool, File)

Child migrant surge shifts politics of immigration

The surge of Central American children crossing the U.S. southern border has shifted the politics of immigration, weakening one of the most potent arguments Democrats plan to make against Republicans in November and in the […]

07/18/2014

Joseph O'Donnell  (AP Photo/Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

Unlicensed mortician had remains of 50

BOSTON (AP) — An unlicensed funeral director accused of stealing more than $12,000 from an elderly couple could face more criminal charges after authorities found 12 bodies and the cremated remains of more than 40 […]

07/18/2014