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  • Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies

    FRAZIER MOORE, Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    LOS ANGELES — Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police said. He was 86. He was found dead of natural causes at his...

  • Tips: Lightning safety while in the mountains

    The Associated Press -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    Check the weather: In the high country, a bright summer day can turn stormy within minutes, with lightning, high winds and even snow. In the Rocky Mountains, thunderstorms typically develop in the early afternoon. Get out early: If hiking, start your hike early in the day - and plan...

  • Bats in the State House? No problem for Vermont

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Bats swoop through the halls of Vermont's grand State House, and nobody seems to mind. Workers say it's not uncommon to see the furry, bug-eating bats flying around, especially during the summer months when they seek cooler, air-conditioned hallways. Vermont...

  • Germany honors officers who tried to kill Hitler

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Sunday honored a group of Nazi-era officers who tried to kill Adolf Hitler 70 years ago. The plot — portrayed in films such as the 2008 Hollywood movie "Valkyrie" — helped establish a principle under which German soldiers today are encouraged to defy...

  • RJ Reynolds vows to fight $23.6B in damages

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — The nation's No. 2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. executive J. Jeffery Raborn has called the damages awarded...

  • Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies at 103

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, just days after celebrating his 103rd birthday on July 17 with friends and family in the French Quarter. His granddaughter, Lori Schexnayder, said the trumpeter she called "paw-paw"...

  • Teen's death puts focus on caffeine powder dangers

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A few weeks before their prom king's death, students at an Ohio high school had attended an assembly on narcotics that warned about the dangers of heroin and prescription painkillers. But it was one of the world's most widely accepted drugs that killed Logan...

  • 3 years on, girl's unsolved slaying haunts town

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An 11-year-old girl whose disappearance prompted a massive search before her body was found against a dam in the Connecticut River remains a haunting presence in her small rural town. Celina Cass was last seen hunched over a computer in her family's apartment in...

  • Image found of Confederate White House housekeeper

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A photo has emerged of a key figure in the household of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. The image of Mary O'Melia is now in the possession of The American Civil War Museum in Richmond. The museum also oversees the White House of the Confederacy, where...

  • Lawyer: Unclear where Casey Kasem's body is

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — A judge has granted Casey Kasem's daughter a temporary restraining order preventing the famous radio host's wife from cremating his remains, but it's unclear where those remains are or whether they've already been disposed of. A lawyer for Kasem's daughter Kerri Kasem...

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