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  • Puppy uncovers human bones on Massachusetts beach

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    NEWBURY, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a puppy taking a walk on a Massachusetts beach with its owner uncovered a human bone, which led to the discovery of several others. Bill Barrett of Newbury was walking his chocolate Labrador retriever Saturday morning on Plum Island Beach when the...

  • Cleveland baby born at 10:11, 12/13/14

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Baby Hazel was born at just the right minute: 10:11 on 12/13/14. Seven-pound, 14-ounce Hazel Grace was born Saturday morning to Leisha Campbell and Shawn Zimmerman at Cleveland's Fairview Hospital. Her family already knew she'd be born on Saturday's special date. They...

  • Texas weighs allowing open carry of handguns

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Long depicted as the rootin'-tootin' capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on the open carry of handguns. That could change in 2015, with the Republican-dominated Legislature and Gov.-elect Greg Abbott expected to...

  • Ted Cruz's moves on spending bill roil Republicans

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One colleague called the tactics of tea party-backed Sen. Ted Cruz on the $1.1 trillion spending bill a painful echo of last year's 16-day partial government shutdown. Another senator said it was a strategy without an end game. And that sniping came from Cruz's...

  • With crime coverage, paper 'challenging community'

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — At the start of every month, the same image of a pistol points from the same place on the front page of the New Pittsburgh Courier, above the same caption: Under Attack By Us! The only thing that changes is the number of the dead.  "75 of 91 homicides Black lives,"...

  • Video: Colorado basketball coach throws player by her hair

    ABC 7 Denver
    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    It's a stunning video that is sure to spark debate. A fight breaks out at a girls varsity basketball game between Arvada and Alameda High Schools. As adults run onto the court to break it up, the Arvada High School coach grabs one of his players by her hair and throws her several...

  • Christmas cutie: Prince George images released

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — This little prince already knows how to mug for the camera. With a sly grin and robust rosy cheeks, Prince George looks cheerful and self-assured — for a toddler — in pictures released Sunday. His sleeveless sweater features Coldstream Guardsmen in bearskin hats and red...

  • Developments in Newtown 2 years after massacre

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    As the second anniversary of the Newtown school shooting arrives on Sunday, local officials and others touched by the tragedy have been busy on many fronts as the town continues its recovery from the massacre of 20 children and six educators. Some families that channeled grief into...

  • Oregon QB Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Mariota wrote it all down, every word of his Heisman Trophy acceptance speech. It was a good thing, too, because getting through it might have been tougher than sprinting away from a linebacker or tossing a touchdown pass for Oregon's understated star. The...

  • SantaCon kicks off with hopes of less naughtiness

    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The annual costumed pub crawl featuring a horde of sloshed Santas on the streets of Manhattan got underway Saturday with a lesson in the First Amendment. Civil rights lawyer Norman Siegel addressed the SantaCon crowd in Times Square about the government's right to...

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