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In this undated photo provided by Kim Cobain, a young Kurt Cobain plays piano in his childhood home in Aberdeen, Wash.  (AP Photo/Courtesy Kim Cobain)

Mom selling Kurt Cobain’s childhood home in Wash.

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — This month marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s final studio album, and fans aren’t just able to buy a new “super deluxe” box set to celebrate the occasion. They can also […]

09/24/2013

Hiroshi Yamauchi, (AP Photo/Katsumi Kasahara, File)

Nintendo’s Yamauchi dies aged 85

TOKYO (AP) — Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company’s transition from traditional playing-card maker to video game giant, has died. He was 85. Kyoto-based Nintendo said […]

09/20/2013

Aaron Alexis, the gunman in the Washington Navy Yard shooting. (AP Photo)

Gunman in Navy Yard shooting was in Navy Reserves

Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that […]

09/16/2013

Dylan Laas shows how his Robohand works during an interview with the Associated Press in Johannesburg. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

Robohand uses 3D printing to replace lost digits

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Richard Van As, a South African carpenter, lost four fingers from his right hand to a circular saw two years ago. He was unable to afford the tens of thousands of dollars […]

09/09/2013

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Final C-17 to be delivered to USAF on Thursday

LONG BEACH (CNS) – An end of an era is approaching, as the final C-17 to be built for the U.S. military is nearing completion at a historic Long Beach aircraft manufacturing plant, it was […]

09/09/2013

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Downtown intersection expected to be designated in honor of architect

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council is expected today to approve designating the intersection of Fifth and Spring streets in downtown as John Parkinson Square, honoring the architect who designed City Hall, […]

09/04/2013

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Campaign seeks to push Seattle minimum wage to $15

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington already has the nation’s highest state minimum wage at $9.19 an hour. Now, there’s a push in Seattle, at least, to make it $15. That would mean fast food workers, retail […]

08/19/2013

An official walks next to a King Co. Metro bus with multiple bullet holes in its windshield and side window, after a bus driver was shot Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Suspected gunman dies after Seattle bus shooting

SEATTLE (AP) — A gunman barged onto a bus and shot the driver during rush hour in busy downtown Seattle on Monday, sparking a foot chase that ended when he ran onto another bus carrying […]

08/12/2013

In this photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board NTSB senior air safety investigator Bob Gretz, back to camera, confers with emergency responders on the scene of Friday Aug. 9, 2013 morning's crash of a Rockwell 960B airplane into a neighbohood in East Haven, Conn. (AP Photo/National Transportation Safety Board)

Pilot in deadly Conn. wreck survived earlier crash

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The plane accident that killed four people in a Connecticut neighborhood was not the first crash for the pilot, a former Microsoft executive who was taking his teenage son on a […]

08/10/2013

A person with diabetes tests his blood sugar level. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach)

Study ties higher blood sugar to dementia risk

Higher blood-sugar levels, even those well short of diabetes, seem to raise the risk of developing dementia, a major new study finds. Researchers say it suggests a novel way to try to prevent Alzheimer’s disease […]

08/07/2013

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Amazon launches site for purchase of fine art

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com is getting into the fine art arena. Customers can buy original and limited edition works of art from more than 150 prominent galleries and dealers via Amazon Art. The announcement […]

08/07/2013

Primatologist Jane Goodall in a 2006 photo (AP Photo)

Microsoft billionaire donates to gorilla research

SEATTLE (AP) — Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is giving $1 million to the Jane Goodall Institute to study and protect gorillas in Africa, and the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation says wildlife conservation projects in […]

08/05/2013

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