• The Latest on Waco shooting: Police defend arrests

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    7 p.m. (CDT) Police are defending themselves from suggestions that innocent bystanders might have been swept up in the arrests of about 170 people after a biker shootout at a Texas restaurant left nine dead. Waco police spokesman Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said Thursday that there were...

  • Terror suspect wanted in US wins Irish case, walks free

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    DUBLIN (AP) — An Algerian-born terror suspect wanted in the United States walked free from a Dublin court Thursday after five years behind bars and a two-year legal battle against extradition. U.S. authorities had sought to convict Ali Charaf Damache, 50, on two counts of conspiring...

  • Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    BALTIMORE — A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the case of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries he suffered in police custody, allowing the state's attorney to press ahead with the most serious charges despite criticism that she was part of an "overzealous prosecution."...

  • 2016 prospect Rand Paul in new book: GOP willing to change

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul reaches out in his most direct way yet to African-Americans in a new book that highlights his libertarian policies on government surveillance, the economy and criminal justice reform. "My party has let the bond it once...

  • Paralyzed man uses his thoughts to control a robotic arm

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported. Two years ago, doctors in California implanted a pair of tiny chips into the brain of...

  • Hawaii's Waimanalo Bay Beach Park tops Dr. Beach's list

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    HONOLULU (AP) — As the sun rises over the Pacific Ocean, Waimanalo Bay's powdery white coral sand glows in the morning light. A few people lounge in the sand as a fisherman casts his line into the turquoise water. On Thursday, Waimanalo Bay Beach Park was named the top beach on an...

  • Man who paid $350,000 kills endangered black rhino in Africa

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    DALLAS (AP) — A Texas man who bid $350,000 to hunt a black rhinoceros in Africa in what was billed as a conservation fundraiser has killed one of the endangered animals, a Dallas Safari Club official said Thursday. Corey Knowlton of Dallas shot a black rhino this week in Namibia,...

  • WATCH: David Letterman leaves late night with thanks and a smile; Manning delivers top 10

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    NEW YORK — There are those who will argue that the world of television hasn't suffered such a loss in nearly a generation, and they're right. When David Letterman signed off CBS' "Late Show" for good Wednesday, he closed the book on more than his own incomparable career in late...

  • Cañon City teenager injured after soccer team fight

    Cañon City Daily Record
    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    A Cañon City teenager received a facial injury Saturday after being involved in a juvenile league soccer team fight, according to the Cañon City Police Department. The 17-year-old player was transported to St. Thomas More Hospital. His condition is unknown. The altercation included...

  • Latest on California oil spill: Governor declares emergency

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    6:45 p.m. (PDT) Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Santa Barbara County over the coastal oil spill. The move Wednesday night from the governor frees up emergency state funding and resources to help in the cleanup efforts. Also Wednesday, Santa Barbara County...

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