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  • Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — The Mexican government began airlifting the first of tens of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos on Tuesday, as residents picked up the pieces of shattered, flooded homes. The Interior Ministry said...

  • Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday in the hunt for a heavily armed survivalist suspected of ambushing two troopers as part of a deadly vendetta against police. Eric Matthew Frein, 31, of...

  • King Richard III died painfully on battlefield

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — England's King Richard III might well have lost his kingdom for a horse. The reviled king suffered nearly a dozen injuries on the battlefield, but the fatal blows were probably only sustained after he had to abandon his horse, according to a new paper. Since the...

  • CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL. The network said Tuesday it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna's voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts — after...

  • Self-driving cars now need a permit in California

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around. That changed Tuesday, when the agency required self-driving cars to be...

  • Grand jury to decide whether NASCAR star Stewart will face charges in driver's death

    Associated Press
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by...

  • Next title: Elizabeth, Queen of Scots?

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II can keep her magnificent Scottish castle at Balmoral should Scots vote for independence — and chances are she will be able to keep her role as well. As Thursday's referendum nears, questions are being been raised about Scotland's future relationship...

  • Minnesota governor calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson

    Associated Press
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    The governor of Minnesota is calling on the Vikings to change course and suspend Adrian Peterson for abusing his son, according to NBC Sports. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Peterson — who admits that he whipped his son and caused cuts and bruises — should not be playing...

  • US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    Associated Press
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds...

  • Envelopes in Marriott hotels invite tips for maids

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Do you leave a tip in your hotel room for the maid? Marriott is launching a program with Maria Shriver to put envelopes in hotel rooms to encourage tipping. The campaign, called "The Envelope Please," begins this week. Envelopes will be placed in 160,000 rooms in the...

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