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Starbucks coffee drinks  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Brewery responds to Starbucks letter with $6 check

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A small Missouri brewery has responded to a cease and desist letter from Starbucks by sending the coffee chain a check to cover what it calls the profit from use of […]

12/31/2013

A woman buys lottery tickets at the One Stop store, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in Newport, Ky. Friday's Mega Millions drawing has an estimated jackpot of $400 million. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Following revamp, Mega Millions hits $400M jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Outshined by Powerball’s massive jackpots since Powerball doubled the cost of a ticket last year, Mega Millions enacted its own, very different, changes in October aimed at inflating its jackpots […]

12/12/2013

George Lara, a graduate student at the University of Texas, uses a deicer to clear the windshield of his car on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in Odessa, Texas. (AP Photo/The Odessa American, Mark Sterkel)

‘Ice Friday’ bears down on Texas, much of Midwest

DALLAS (AP) — As Texas residents prepared for what one hardware store manager called “Ice Friday,” schools started canceling classes and thousands of shoppers jammed store aisles to buy milk, pet food and other supplies. […]

12/06/2013

In this Monday, Oct. 19, 1998, file photo, Joseph Paul Franklin sits in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court where jury selection was set to begin in his murder trial in Cincinnati. Franklin has been convicted of five murders, but authorities suspect he's responsible for many more during a cross-country murder spree more than three decades ago, but it was the killing of a man outside a St. Louis-area synagogue in 1977 that landed Franklin on Missouri's death row. Franklin was put to death Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, the first execution in nearly three years in Missouri. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)

Missouri executes serial killer Franklin

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — White supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin has been put to death in Missouri. It was the state’s first execution in nearly three years. The 63-year-old Franklin targeted blacks and […]

11/24/2013

Joseph Paul Franklin in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court, Oct. 19, 1998. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)

Missouri executes serial killer Franklin

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Joseph Paul Franklin, a white supremacist who targeted blacks and Jews in a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980, was put to death Wednesday in Missouri, the state’s first […]

11/20/2013

3-year-old Riley Jeffrey Rieser Miller who was killed in a house fire on Oct. 31, 2013, in Louisiana, Mo. (AP Photo/Courtesy Miller Law Offices)

Police stun stepdad trying to save son from fire

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The family of a 3-year-old killed in a northern Missouri house fire is outraged after police used a stun gun on the boy’s stepfather as he tried to run back in […]

11/07/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Holder looks for answers on overcrowded prisons

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The nation’s top law enforcement officer got a glimpse of the challenges facing ex-offenders attempting to rebuild their lives on Tuesday as he attended an unusual court session and then met with […]

11/05/2013

Boston Red Sox fans celebrate following Game 6 of baseball's World Series between the Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 6-1 to win the series. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Boston celebrates World Series victory

BOSTON (AP) — Jubilant Red Sox fans took to the streets around Fenway Park to cheer their team’s World Series victory Wednesday night, the first time Boston has won baseball’s fall classic at home in […]

10/30/2013

Grounds crew members dismantle the batting cage after the Boston Red Sox's workout at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. The Red Sox host the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of baseball's World Series on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Red Sox aim to win title at Fenway, 1st since 1918

BOSTON (AP) — Ted Williams never did it. Not Carl Yastrzemski. Not Carlton Fisk. Not even Pedro Martinez and Curt Schilling, who ended The Curse nearly a decade ago but did it on the road. […]

10/30/2013

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright returns to the dugout after allowing two runs in the seventh inning during Game 5 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.  (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)

Cardinals’ plane grounded by mechanical problems

BOSTON (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals are having a tough time getting back to Boston for the World Series. Manager Mike Matheny says mechanical problems have delayed the team flight on Tuesday. Game 6 […]

10/29/2013

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara reacts after getting St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday to fly out and end Game 5 of baseball's World Series Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Lester, Red Sox beat Cards, lead World Series 3-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Lester pitched the Boston Red Sox within a whisker of yet another World Series championship. Now, this bearded band goes back to Fenway Park just one win away. “Pretty special […]

10/28/2013

Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli, right, celebrates with John Lackey, center, and teammates after Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 8-1 to take a 1-0 lead in the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Lester, Red Sox rout sloppy Cards in Series opener

BOSTON (AP) — An easy toss on a sure out that skittered away. A routine popup that somehow dropped between Gold Glovers. And something even more startling — umpires reversing a key call. Most everything […]

10/24/2013

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