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  • NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The National Football League has asked a judge to toss out a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health. The NFL's lawyer on Thursday...

  • Gunfire, arrests erupt as Giants fans revel in win

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The celebration in San Francisco's streets following the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent, with two people shot and two stabbed. Police got pelted with bottles as they tried to disperse crowds. At first, the partying unfolded peacefully...

  • Rocky Mountain low: John Denver bust stolen from Colorado arena

    Updated: 37 min ago

    Police in Broomfield are investigating after the John Denver bust at the 1stBank Center was stolen. The bust was stolen from the main concourse at the event center on Tuesday night during the Saints and Sinners Halloween Ball. The bust is part of the Colorado Music Hall of Fame and...

  • Bucket list complete, but 29-year-old cancer patient puts off suicide

    By Lindsay Deutsch, USA TODAY
    Updated: 51 min ago

    Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old woman with terminal cancer who made public plans to end her life and gained a following online through completing her "bucket list," says she no longer plans to die Saturday. "I still feel good enough and I still have enough joy and I still...

  • LIVE: Plane crashes into building near Wichita airport; 4 dead, more missing

    Associated Press
    Updated: 55 min ago

    UPDATE: Four now dead after a plane crash in Wichita on Thursday morning. WICHITA, Kan. — A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building Thursday while trying to return to a Kansas airport, killing two people inside the building and injuring at least four others,...

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

    Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out. Cook said that while he never denied his sexuality, he never publicly acknowledged it, either....

  • Lava 100 feet from Hawaii home, nearing main road

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Rain fell Wednesday on a red-hot river of lava as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into a rural Hawaii town. A breakout of the lava flow was about 100 feet from a Pahoa residence — about the length of a basketball court, said Hawaii...

  • Rocket explosion setback for commercial space

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA's strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International...

  • Mike Tyson says he and Robin Williams had same drug dealer

    USA Today
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Mike Tyson knew Robin Williams, he told Howard Stern in a SiriusXM radio interview Wednesday. And they even had the same drug dealer at one point. The boxer/actor was talking about addiction, depression and his battle with demons. He explained to Stern, "People...

  • Unmanned balloon a bust in Pennsylvania manhunt

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say an unmanned balloon brought in from Ohio has not been helpful in the search for a suspect in the killing of a state trooper. Trooper Tom Kelly, a state police spokesman, says the agency returned the Mylar balloon to the Ohio...