• Now comes the SpaceX rocket whodunit: A complex mystery

    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A rocket's dead, blown to bits in public view. Now it's time for "Rocket Science CSI." After 18 straight successful launches, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket broke apart Sunday morning minutes after soaring away from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Lost with the rocket was a...

  • Transgender immigration detainees may be housed by gender

    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Immigration authorities will consider housing transgender detainees based on the gender they identify with in the wake of criticism about detention conditions for the population, officials said on Monday. Detention staff should consider transgender detainees'...

  • Authorities ID Boy Scout who died in New Mexico flash flood

    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    CIMARRON, N.M. (AP) — Authorities on Monday released the name of a Boy Scout who died after being swept away by a flash flood during a camping trip with his troop in northern New Mexico. New Mexico State Police said 13-year-old Alden Brock of Sacramento, California, was one of eight...

  • Police ID plane crash victims as Tennessee doctor, family

    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    PLAINVILLE, Mass. (AP) — The three people killed when their small plane crashed into a Massachusetts home over the weekend have been identified tentatively as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and college-age daughter, authorities said Monday. Plainville police Chief Jim Alfred said the...

  • Boston 2024 Olympics organizers update $4.6B bid

    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) — The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling a $4.6 billion plan it says would create thousands of jobs and housing units, expand the city's tax base and leave behind a...

  • Report: Millions from golfer Phil Mickelson tied to money laundering, gambling case

    By Mike Fish and David Purdum, ESPN
    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Nearly $3 million transferred from golfer Phil Mickelson to an intermediary was part of "an illegal gambling operation which accepted and placed bets on sporting events," according to two sources and court documents obtained by Outside the Lines. Mickelson, a...

  • Hearse and body stolen in Atlanta; police arrest suspect

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    ATLANTA — A man accused of snatching a funeral home employee's car keys, stealing a hearse with a body inside and later carjacking an SUV, has been arrested, Atlanta police said Monday. Henry Lyles, 34, was arrested Sunday in Douglas County, just west of Atlanta, and faces two counts...

  • Rapper 'The Game' charged with hitting off-duty officer

    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rapper known as "The Game" has been charged with hitting an off-duty Los Angeles police officer during a basketball game. The hip-hop artist, whose real name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor, was charged with one felony count of making criminal threats and one count of...

  • Sailor sentenced to 10 months for videos of female officers

    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    MAYPORT NAVAL STATION, Fla. (AP) — A submarine sailor pleaded guilty Monday to illegally videotaping female officers in the vessel's shower area and was sentenced to 10 months in a Navy brig. Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Secrest also received a bad conduct discharge and a reduction in...

  • NBC tells Donald Trump he's fired; Trump follows with a threat

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    NEW YORK — NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign. NBC said it would no longer air the annual Miss USA and Miss...

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