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  • Kurt Busch's ex seeks no-contact order at hearing

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    DOVER, Del. — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend is delivering emotional testimony in a Delaware courtroom, seeking an order that Busch stay away from her following an alleged assault. Patricia Driscoll testified Tuesday that Busch had choked her and smashed her...

  • Goodwill workers find cremated remains in donation

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two boxes of cremated human remains mistakenly included among household items donated to an Indiana Goodwill have been reunited with the deceased's next of kin, police said. Goodwill employees sorting through donated items Friday found two small, white boxes...

  • Major step for gay vets in Boston St. Patrick's parade

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    BOSTON — For the first time in its history, the sponsors of Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade will allow a group representing the gay community to participate, drawing cheers from Mayor Martin Walsh, who boycotted the event last year over the exclusion. The South Boston Allied War...

  • Jeb Bush to 'actively explore' run for president

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday took his most definitive step yet toward running for president, announcing plans to "actively explore" a campaign and form a new political operation allowing him to raise money for like-minded Republicans. In a holiday...

  • Lawyer: Free speech at stake in anti-Muslim film

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A low-budget anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to the actors involved was compared with the likes of "Titanic" and "The Lord of the Rings" in a federal appeals court Monday. A lawyer for Google argued that if a ruling...

  • Hawaii lava on course to hit gas station, stores

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is on course to reach a shopping center with a gas station and a supermarket in seven to 10 days, officials said Monday. Lava is about 1 mile from the shopping center in the small town of Pahoa, said Hawaii County Civil...

  • Vincent: No regrets about Peterson conversations

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Troy Vincent said he visited Adrian Peterson at his Texas home, held one of his sons on his lap and offered guidance to open the door toward getting the former NFL MVP back on track and on the field after resolving child abuse charges. But things spiraled out of control and now the...

  • Bill Cosby's wife defends him as 'kind' and 'generous'

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    NEW YORK — Bill Cosby's wife says the embattled comedian is in fact the man his fans have always loved. In a statement released Monday, Camille Cosby dismisses accusations from more than 15 women that they were drugged and raped by her husband as long ago as the late 1960s. She says...

  • Browns' Hawkins emotional in defending T-shirt

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — His eyes filling with tears, Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins spoke passionately about a decision he knew would bring backlash and possibly harm his reputation. For Hawkins, there was no choice. A day after he wore a T-shirt protesting two shootings in Ohio...

  • First lady wants sleep for Christmas, possibly PJs

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — What does Michelle Obama want for Christmas? Sleep. And maybe some Christmas PJs to wear while snoozing. Mrs. Obama visited with hospitalized children Monday, continuing a 60-plus-year tradition by first ladies. One child asked about her Christmas list. "I don't...

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