• Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic stop shooting

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati police officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge, with a prosecutor saying the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer."...

  • 2 houses from 'Breaking Bad' for sale in Albuquerque

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two houses featured on the hit AMC-TV series "Breaking Bad" are up for sale in Albuquerque. A mother-daughter realty team said this week they are helping sell the home where the fictitious Jesse Pinkman made methamphetamine. The two-story, 3,500-square foot,...

  • Teens' 6 days adrift verge on limits for survival at sea

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — Crews pushed the limits of an ever-expanding search zone Wednesday for two teens missing at sea and potentially nearing the boundaries of human survival. The Coast Guard's relentless hunt for the 14-year-old fishermen, Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, persisted...

  • Average US vehicle age hits record 11.5 years

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — In the age of Apple's CarPlay, a lot of cars on the road still have tape decks. The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11.5 years old, according to consulting firm IHS Automotive, a sign of the increased reliability of today's vehicles and the lingering impact...

  • Police: Prison escapee still cooperating month after capture

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    RAY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — A prison escapee who eluded an army of searchers in the woods for three weeks is still cooperating with investigators a month after his capture, the state police major who led the manhunt said Wednesday. Maj. Charles Guess said every interview with David Sweat...

  • Afghanistan says Taliban leader Mullah Omar died 2 years ago

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan asserted Wednesday that the Taliban's reclusive leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, died more than two years ago in a Pakistani hospital — an announcement that injects new uncertainty into the country's fragile peace process. If confirmed, the...

  • Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm. But Aanya's care-free attitude dissolved into paranoia a few months ago shortly after her mother...

  • Zimbabweans in lion hunt in court; kill was 'unethical'

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A hunting guide and a farm owner appeared in court Wednesday on allegations they helped an American dentist kill a protected lion named Cecil, and the head of Zimbabwe's safari association said the big cat was unethically lured into the kill zone and denied "a...

  • Review: 5 ways Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor, Windows 8, even after nearly three years. With Wednesday's update, Windows no longer feels jarring, as though I'm using two...

  • Summer snow turns Wyoming mountains into winter wonderland

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    TETON VILLAGE, Wyo. (AP) — The middle of summer looked like the middle of winter in the mountains of western Wyoming. A cold front that moved through Monday afternoon dumped heavy rain on the valleys and snow above 9,000 feet. Officials at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort say they saw...

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