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  • 3 people killed, deputies wounded in NC shootout

    Updated: 9 min ago

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — An angry husband sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines, killing two people, after his wife ran to the home during an argument Wednesday. The man later exchanged gunfire with authorities and died of a gunshot wound after...

  • Whole Foods plans major marketing push

    Updated: 11 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods is getting ready to launch its first national marketing campaign and expand home delivery as it looks to fend off bigger players muscling into the organic and natural foods category. The company, based in Austin, Texas, said the marketing campaign this fall...

  • Vegas victim: Crime spree was 'total terror'

    Updated: 24 min ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman who was stabbed with a screwdriver while she unsuccessfully fought to save her husband from a pair of home invaders described Tuesday's deadly crime spree as "total terror." Julie Ramos escaped the attack with bruises and stab wounds, but her 59-year-old...

  • Tribe: Remove 'halfbreed' from Montana place names

    Updated: 24 min ago

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The time has come to remove the words "halfbreed" and "breed" from the names of creeks, lakes and other places around Montana, according to leaders of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Nicholas Vrooman, who works with the tribe, presented a bill draft to...

  • Teen pleads guilty in 1 World Trade Center climb

    Updated: 24 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A teenage daredevil who sneaked to the top of the 1 World Trade Center tower pleaded guilty Wednesday in an escapade that fanned concerns about security at the nation's tallest building. Justin Casquejo admitted breaking a city misdemeanor law against scaling tall...

  • Police union claims in stop-and-frisk are rejected

    Updated: 25 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police unions lost their bid Wednesday to challenge a ruling concluding that New York City's stop-and-frisk tactics are sometimes discriminatory, moving the city a step closer toward changing the program, which has drawn criticism for its effect on minorities but won...

  • Japanese search US archives for WWII MIA info

    Updated: 25 min ago

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum's World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan. The reason for the...

  • J&J withdraws fibroid treatment device from market

    Updated: 25 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is asking surgeons not to use a line of devices for removing growths from the uterus amid regulators' growing concern that the electronic surgical tools raise the risk of spreading cancer to other parts of the body. In April, J&J suspended sales of...

  • Congress cooperates _ and fights _ as recess nears

    Updated: 40 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear funds for highway construction at home...

  • Judge: Peanut salmonella trial may exceed 2 months

    Updated: 40 min ago

    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — The trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a southwest Georgia peanut plant could keep jurors tied up for more than two months, the trial judge said Wednesday. U.S. District Court Judge W. Louis Sands told several dozen people called...

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