AP Source: Coach K returning to US men's team
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:57pm
Mike Krzyzewski had decided to remain coach of the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team.
Jury deciding Arias' sentence adjourns for day
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:56pm
(AP) — Jurors in the Jodi Arias murder trial said Wednesday they were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether she should be sentenced to life in prison or death for killing her one-time boyfriend, prompting the judge to instruct them to keep trying.
FBI: Arrest made in Wash. ricin letter scare
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:51pmUpdated on May 22, 2013 at 7:51pm
(AP) — The FBI said Wednesday that agents have arrested a 37-year-old man after a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin were discovered in Washington state last week.
Family Ties: Jarrett, Petty enter NASCAR hall
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:46pm
(AP) — NASCAR honored members of its royal families with inductions into the Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
Top AEG lawyer referred to Jackson as 'freak'
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:46pm
(AP) — Emails displayed in court show a lawyer for the parent company of AEG Live LLC referred to Michael Jackson as a "freak" on the day the singer signed a contract for his ill-fate comeback concerts.
In Arias trial, TV cameras never far behind
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:40pmUpdated on May 22, 2013 at 7:42pm
(AP) — The Jodi Arias trial had all the ingredients of a circus the minute it started: sex and violence, a defendant more than willing to seek the spotlight, a judge who extended leniency in allowing lengthy testimony and cameras in court — and a media-savvy sheriff ready and willing to set up jailhouse interviews with his most famous inmate.
Float driver says train seemed still before crash
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:36pmUpdated on May 22, 2013 at 7:37pm
(AP) — The driver of a parade float involved in a train wreck that killed four war veterans in West Texas told investigators that the oncoming train appeared to be stationary, and that he didn't notice anything was wrong until he saw people jumping from the float, according to documents released Wednesday.
WW II photo-documentarian Wayne Miller dies at 94
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:27pm
(AP) — Photographer Wayne F. Miller, who produced some of the most indelible combat images of World War II and created a ground-breaking series of portraits chronicling the lives of black Americans in Chicago, has died at age 94.
Broke no laws, IRS official says _ then takes 5th
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:23pm
(AP) — At the center of a political storm, an Internal Revenue Service supervisor whose agents targeted conservative groups swore Wednesday she did nothing wrong, broke no laws and never lied to Congress. Then she refused to answer lawmakers' further questions, citing her Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate herself.
Zach Johnson always feels good at Colonial
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:14pm
(AP) — Zach Johnson always feels good when he gets to Colonial.
House passes GOP bill to speed pipeline approval
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:12pm
(AP) — House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid environmental review.
HP's 2Q offers hope even as revenue slump deepens
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:07pm
(AP) — Hewlett-Packard is still scrambling to meet the growing demand for more versatile and less expensive mobile devices as a slump in its personal computer sales deepens, but the company's cost-cutting measures and focus on more profitable areas of technology appear to be easing the pain.
4 Americans killed since 2009 in US drone strikes
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:05pm
(AP) — The Obama administration acknowledged publicly for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama in which he plans to pledge more transparency to Congress in his counterterrorism policy.
Mexico cartel dominates, torches western state
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:04pm
(AP) — The farm state of Michoacan is burning. A drug cartel that takes its name from an ancient monastic order has set fire to lumber yards, packing plants and passenger buses in a medieval-like reign of terror.
Union power at issue as Garcetti elected LA mayor
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 7:02pm
(AP) — The incoming mayor of Los Angeles was able to defeat a fellow Democrat by depicting her as a pawn of utility union bosses in a city long friendly to labor, an outcome expected to echo beyond California as unions nationwide face threats to their clout.
Arias jury deadlocks but must keep deliberating
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 6:58pm
(AP) — Jurors in the Jodi Arias murder trial said Wednesday they were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether she should be sentenced to life in prison or death for killing her one-time boyfriend, prompting the judge to instruct them to keep on trying.
ND ad agency sues creators of Cartoon Network show
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 6:53pm
A North Dakota advertising agency is suing the creators of a Cartoon Network show, alleging that they copied a state marketing campaign.
Minn. teen whose farewell song became web hit dies
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 6:53pmUpdated on May 22, 2013 at 6:53pm
(AP) — When high school student Zach Sobiech learned he didn't have much longer to live, his mother suggested he write letters to tell his loved ones goodbye. Instead, the Minnesota teenager turned to writing music — and his farewell song, "Clouds," became a YouTube sensation that has attracted more than 4 million views.
Boy Scout leaders to vote on lifting gay ban
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 6:46pm
(AP) — As protesters made one last stand, the Boy Scouts of America's leadership began a conference Wednesday that was expected to culminate in a long-anticipated vote on whether to allow openly gay Scouts — a decision that, either way, could deeply affect the organization's membership and funding.
3rd grader who loved to sing among tornado victims
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 6:46pmUpdated on May 22, 2013 at 6:46pm
(AP) — Nicknamed 'The Wall,' 8-year-old Kyle Davis loved soccer and going to Monster Truck exhibitions at the fairgrounds with his grandfather. JaNae Hornsby, 9, loved to draw, sing, and be a big sister and cousin to her younger relatives.
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