Cecil Williams pets his guide dog Orlando in his hospital bed following a fall onto subway tracks from the platform, Dec. 17, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Hero guide dog assured good home after NY rescue

NEW YORK (AP) — The guide dog that leaped onto subway tracks after his blind owner lost consciousness and fell off a station platform is assured a loving home after his retirement. Cecil Williams, who […]


This image released by Nickelodeon shows, from left, Penny Marshall, Jennette McCurdy, Ariana Grande and Cindy Williams in a scene from the series "Sam & Cat." (AP Photo/Nickelodeon, Lisa Rose)

Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams together again

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams play feuding ex-TV partners on an episode of Nickelodeon’s “Sam & Cat,” but they brush aside any comparison to their past. The former “Laverne & Shirley” […]


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The flock that feathered Twitter’s nest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is designed to open a window into the lives of people who muse about their activities, opinions and other things important to them. Here, then, are insights into some of […]


Twitter co-founder and former CEO Evan Williams (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Twitter’s Williams in line for biggest IPO jackpot

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams could take home the biggest jackpot once the company goes public. Williams, who was Twitter’s CEO for two years until Dick Costolo took over in 2010, owns a 12 percent stake […]


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FBI: Tip led to arrest of ex-professor in Mexico

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former University of Southern California professor who’s accused of sex crimes involving two children has been deported to the United States after a Mexican citizen recognized his picture in the […]


Former USC professor arrested in Mexico

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former University of Southern California professor indicted on child sexual abuse charges has been arrested in Mexico, a day after being added to the FBI’s list of the Ten Most […]


Athlete and actress Esther Williams (AP Photo)

Swimming champion, movie star Esther Williams dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Esther Williams, the swimming champion turned actress who starred in glittering and aquatic Technicolor musicals of the 1940s and 1950s, has died. She was 91. Williams died early Thursday in her […]


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Top-ranked amateur Williams ready for NCAAs

SEATTLE (AP) — When Chris Williams found out he was the No. 1 ranked amateur golfer in the world, it came in the same way he’s learned about many of the other accolades in his […]


Eric Williams, former Texas justice of the peace, Kaufman County Sheriff's Office booking photo (AP)

UPDATE: Ex-judge’s wife confessed in DA deaths

KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — The wife of a former North Texas judge was charged with capital murder after confessing to her involvement in the three shooting deaths of the local district attorney, his wife and an assistant prosecutor, authorities said Wednesday.


Kim Williams, wife of former Kaufman County justice of the peace Eric Williams in Kaufman County Sheriff's Office booking photo (AP Photo)

Texas wife of ex-judge charged with capital murder

KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — The wife of a former judge was charged Wednesday with capital murder in connection with the slayings of a North Texas district attorney, his wife and an assistant prosecutor, a law enforcement official said.




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