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  • Colorado man wants to bring gun into post office

    BY SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    BOULDER — Tab Bonidy carries a concealed pistol everywhere he goes. It offers him a sense of safety even in Avon, Colorado, a mountain town so small its lone post office doesn't offer home delivery. But when the 56-year-old architect drives into town to pick up his mail, he has to...

  • APNewsBreak: Nazi hunter pushes for new probe

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    BERLIN (AP) — The Simon Wiesenthal Center has identified dozens of former members of Nazi mobile death squads who might still be alive, and is pushing the German government for an investigation, The Associated Press has learned. The Wiesenthal Center's top Nazi hunter, Efraim Zuroff,...

  • Ohio St. student who ran on turf loses scholarship

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A student who ran onto the field during an Ohio State football game and was body-slammed by a coach is losing his scholarship amid his court case. Defense attorney Mark Collins says officials on Tuesday started removing 21-year-old Anthony Wunder from the Evans...

  • Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

    Associated Press
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DALLAS — Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa. The unidentified patient was critically...

  • Cremated remains from Colorado found in drug suspect's car

    Associated Press
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    LOUISIANA, Mo. — A former Colorado funeral home worker tasked with spreading cremated ashes in the Rocky Mountains instead kept four people's remains in the trunk of his car for several years, police said. A Pike County sheriff's deputy found the ashes in four plastic boxes after...

  • The US Ebola case: 5 things to know

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States — a man isolated in intensive care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Five things to know about the case: WHEN AND HOW IT HAPPENED Health officials say they don't know how the...

  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs California gun restriction

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat, under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday he had signed. The bill was proposed by several Democrats and...

  • Scientists see bleached coral in northwest Hawaii

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — Warm ocean temperatures have caused large expanses of coral to bleach in the pristine reefs northwest of Hawaii's main islands, scientists said Tuesday. Mass bleaching has occurred at Lisianski atoll, about 1,000 miles northwest of Honolulu, said Courtney Couch, a...

  • California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways. A national coalition of plastic bag manufacturers immediately said it would...

  • Cat, dog, lasers: A senior portrait to remember


    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York boy and his cat, a principal and her dog — and lasers. They all came together in teenager Draven Rodriguez's senior portrait, which ended up with him holding his cat, Mr. Bigglesworth, and Schenectady High School principal Diane Wilkinson holding...