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Overview of Zimmerman trial, verdict, what’s next

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman’s trial in the shooting death of teen Trayvon Martin lasted nearly three weeks and concluded Saturday night with an acquittal. The case unleashed debate nationwide over racial profiling, self-defense […]

07/14/2013

TV ratings

Racially insensitive remarks heat up ‘Big Brother’

NEW YORK (AP) — Racially insensitive language hurt some cast members’ reputations in the CBS game “Big Brother,” but it may not have been bad for television ratings. Contestants on this season’s “Big Brother” have […]

07/10/2013

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Burns, breathing issues killed 19 firefighters

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) – The 19 firefighters killed over the weekend in an Arizona blaze died of burns and inhalation problems, according to initial autopsy findings released Thursday. Cari Gerchick, a spokeswoman for the Maricopa […]

07/04/2013

A US Army helicopter drops a load of water on a wildfire in the Black Forest area north of Colorado Springs, Colorado. (AP Photo)

Fire rages, Colo. town braces for long evacuation

DEL NORTE, Colo. (AP) — A colossal wildfire raging near popular tourist areas of the southwestern Colorado mountains more than doubled in size over the weekend, driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in […]

06/24/2013

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Scores of additional homes evacuated in Calif. fire

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — Scores of additional homes have been evacuated, as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire near the main route into Yosemite National Park in the Sierra foothills. State fire spokesman Daniel Berlant […]

06/18/2013

Box Office

‘The Purge’ scares up $34.1 million at box office

NEW YORK (AP) — Made for just $3 million, the suspense thriller “The Purge” scared up more than 10 times that in its opening weekend at the box office. The Universal horror film took in […]

06/10/2013

Philippines earthquake

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes off Philippines

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck off the eastern Philippines. The U.S.G.S. reported that the quake hit at 4:33 a.m. local time Sunday (2033 GMT) at […]

06/08/2013

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Runner’s pain is no pulled muscle; it’s a baby

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — An aspiring half-marathon runner in Minnesota attributed her unbearable back pain to a two-hour training session. A day later, she was cradling a newborn. Trish Staine, 33, says she had no […]

06/05/2013

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10 things to know about the Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 is Sunday with a wide-open field and a pair of drivers trying to join the elite list of four-time winners. Two Americans start on the […]

05/25/2013

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Netflix hoping for memorable Memorial Day weekend

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is hoping this weekend’s release of the resurrected TV series “Arrested Development” will lock up more subscribers to its Internet video service. The award-winning show about the dysfunctional Bluth family […]

05/24/2013

Solar flare

Sun unleashes strongest solar flare of 2013 so far

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sun has fired off a massive flare, the strongest solar eruption this year. The powerful flare occurred Sunday and erupted on the side of the sun that was not facing […]

05/13/2013

Surveillance video showing man in white T-shirt, identified by police as suspect in shooting at Second Line Mother's Day parade, New Orleans. (AP Photo)

Police vow to solve shootings of 19 in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Video released early Monday by New Orleans police shows a possible suspect in the Mother’s Day gunfire that wounded 19 people during a neighborhood parade. The grainy surveillance video shows a […]

05/13/2013

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