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Manning’s conviction, 35-year sentence upheld

An Army general has upheld Private Chelsea Manning’s conviction and 35-year prison sentence for giving reams of classified U.S. government information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, the Army said Monday. The approval by Maj. Gen. […]

04/14/2014

Former Bell City Administrator Robert Rizzo in court in Los Angeles, March 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Irfan Khan, Pool, file)

Robert Rizzo, accused in Bell fraud, gets prison term

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man authorities say masterminded a scheme that fleeced the small Los Angeles suburb of Bell out of millions of dollars was sentenced in federal court Monday to 33 months in […]

04/14/2014

The new Google Glass "Bold" prescription frames in "shale" color rests on a table at the Google Glass Basecamp space at Chelsea Market, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Google Glass: How to get one

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lot more people are about to get a chance to buy Google Glass, the Internet-connected eyewear that has become the hottest accessory in geek fashion. Google will sell the “Explorer” […]

04/14/2014

Actor Bryan Cranston in a video posted on YouTube.

High schooler gets actor to help with prom proposal (Video)

If terrifying chemistry-teacher-turned-meth-maker Walter White of “Breaking Bad” asks you to do something, you’d better give him the answer he wants. High-school student Stefan Montana of Los Gatos in northern California, nabbed actor Bryan Cranston, […]

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This photo provided by the Utah County jail shows Megan Huntsman, who was booked into the Utah County jail on suspicion of killing six of her newborn children over the past decade. (AP Photo/Utah County Jail) Courtesy Utah County Jail

Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies. Huntsman, 39, told police she either strangled or suffocated them immediately after they were born. She […]

04/14/2014

Developmental reading professor Naesea Price teaching a lesson on sentence and paragraph structure in a remedial English course at Baltimore City Community College in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Colleges seek to improve remedial programs

BALTIMORE (AP) — The odds have long been stacked against students like those in Edward Ennels’ remedial math classes at Baltimore City Community College. Only about a quarter of students nationally who take developmental — […]

04/14/2014

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Funds established for bus crash victims

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Los Angeles city councilman started a fund for five local students killed in a collision between a tour bus and FedEx big rig near Orland, Calif. The students were among […]

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Study shows an increase in online information thefts

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of Americans who say they’ve had important personal information stolen online is on the rise, according to a Pew Research Center report released Monday. According to the survey conducted […]

04/14/2014

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish youth burns leavened items in final preparation for the Passover holiday in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish town of Bnei Brak, near Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, April 14, 2014. Jews are forbidden to eat leavened foodstuffs during the Passover holiday that celebrates the biblical story of the Israelites' escape from slavery and exodus from Egypt. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Israeli families gather for ritual Passover meal

JERUSALEM (AP) — Families across Israel gathered after sundown Monday for ritual meals signaling the start of Passover, with holiday observances overshadowed by a fatal shooting in the West Bank. The weeklong holiday commemorates the […]

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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2012, file photo, United States' Michael Phelps swims in the men's 4 X 100-meter medley relay at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a […]

04/14/2014

Katherine Jackson (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

Judge: Michael Jackson’s mother should pay costs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has indicated that Michael Jackson’s mother should pay the promoter of her son’s ill-fated comeback concerts more than $800,000 in costs associated with her failed negligent hiring lawsuit. Superior […]

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