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Jacquelyn Johnson, center left, wipes a tear while speaking with her husband Kenneth, right, at a "Who Killed K.J." rally in memory of their son, Kendrick Johnson. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Parents of teen found dead in mat want inquiry

ATLANTA (AP) — During a rally at the state Capitol Wednesday, lawyers for the family of a Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat called on the governor to order a […]

12/11/2013

Jordan Graham leaves the Federal Courthouse in Missoula, Mont., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 after the first day of her murder trial. (AP Photo/Missoulian, Kurt Wilson)

Brother testifes that bride lied repeatedly about man’s death

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The teenage brother of a Montana woman on trial for murder in the death of her new husband broke down Tuesday on the witness stand as he described his anger over […]

12/10/2013

Twitter icon on a smartphone. (AP Photo/dpa, Soeren Stache, File)

Woman tweeting about deadly crash unaware it was husband

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state woman who regularly monitors police scanner traffic unknowingly live-tweeted about her husband’s death in a freeway crash. In a series of gut-wrenching tweets on Wednesday that grew more […]

12/05/2013

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FDA approves new drug for rare blood cancer

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a new drug from Pharmacyclics and Janssen Biotech Inc. to treat a rare and aggressive form of blood cancer. The agency said it […]

11/13/2013

FDA

FDA reviews 2 promising new drugs for hepatitis C

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors may soon have two new drug options to treat patients with hepatitis C, just as the liver-destroying virus becomes a major public health issue for millions of baby boomers. The Food […]

10/22/2013

Jeh Johnson (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Obama taps Homeland Security secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling back a trusted counterterrorism adviser from his first term by nominating former top Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson as secretary of homeland security. Obama plans to announce Johnson’s […]

10/17/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers owner Earvin "Magic" Johnson, center, laughs as he attends Game 3 of the National League division baseball series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

Magic Johnson won’t return to ESPN, cites schedule

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Magic Johnson won’t return to ESPN as an NBA studio analyst. The Hall of Famer says in a statement released by the network Thursday that because of his busy schedule, “I […]

10/10/2013

Entrepreneur Robert R. Taylor. (AP Photo/Courtesy Taylor Family)

He changed how we wash: The creator of SoftSoap dies at 77

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert R. Taylor, who took soap out of dishes, put it in pump bottles and forever changed the way people wash up, has died. He was 77. Taylor’s family said Thursday […]

09/12/2013

This July 12, 2013 photo, a flyer seeking information regarding Cody Lee Johnson is posted on a Kalispell, Mont., street corner.  (AP Photo/Flathead Beacon, Dillon Tabish)

Newlywed wife charged with pushing husband off cliff

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A newlywed wife with doubts about her 8-day-old marriage confessed she pushed her husband face-first off a cliff in Glacier National Park, then lied about his death and told authorities he […]

09/10/2013

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NY case puts N-word use among blacks on trial

NEW YORK (AP) — In a case that gave a legal airing to the debate over use of the N-word among blacks, a federal jury has rejected a black manager’s argument that it was a […]

09/03/2013

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