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  • Luck, instinct determined fates of volcano hikers

    Updated: 23 min ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Huge boulders falling from the sky. Billowing gray smoke that cast total darkness over the mountain. Volcanic ash piling on the ground and fumes filling the air. Some survivors of the eruption of Mount Ontake made a split-second decision to hide behind big rocks or...

  • Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DALLAS — Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa. The unidentified patient was critically...

  • FCC will consider petition to ban 'Redskins'

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency will consider a petition to ban the Washington Redskins nickname from the public airwaves. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says Tuesday that the commission "will be dealing with that issue on the merits, and...

  • Judge hearing Hernandez bid to suppress evidence

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts prosecutor in the murder case against former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez testified Tuesday against his lawyers' efforts to suppress cellphone evidence, saying they had agreed to turn the phone over to investigators. Bristol County...

  • NFL has laundry list of verboten celebrations

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Dancing Billy "White Shoes" Johnson, shuffling Ickey Woods and the group high-fiving Fun Bunch? Their entertaining touchdown celebrations would be illegal in today's NFL. Though the league rulebook has some very specific examples of what constitutes a penalty, the gray area is as wide...

  • Cremated remains from Colorado found in drug suspect's car

    Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    LOUISIANA, Mo. — A former Colorado funeral home worker tasked with spreading cremated ashes in the Rocky Mountains instead kept four people's remains in the trunk of his car for several years, police said. A Pike County sheriff's deputy found the ashes in four plastic boxes after...

  • Gaza lions sent to Jordan after war damages zoo

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A trio of scrawny lions was brought into Israel from Gaza on Tuesday en route to a better life at a wildlife sanctuary in Jordan after their zoo was damaged in the recent Israel-Hamas war. The three, a pair of males and a pregnant female, were sedated at...

  • 2015 Westminster pack to include 2 new breeds

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — One is a rugged, versatile hunter conditioned to withstand frosty Hungarian winters. The other is a happy-go-lucky companion from the island of Madagascar. Both will join the pack at the Westminster Kennel Club show next year. The wirehaired viszla and the coton de...

  • NFL says Kansas City's Abdullah should not have been penalized for prayer

    DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception. The league's rule book prohibits players from celebrating while on the...

  • Police: 1 child hurt, school evacuated in Kentucky

    Associated Press
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One child was injured and a high school was evacuated after a report of weapons seen on the campus in Louisville, police said Tuesday. Spokeswoman Alicia Smiley says the child sustained non-life threatening injuries and that a parent was with the child. Smiley...