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  • Man jumps off Bronx Zoo train, mauled by tiger

    NEW YORK (AP) — A visitor to the Bronx Zoo was mauled by a tiger on Friday after he leaped from an elevated monorail train and plummeted over a fence …


  • Endeavour lands at LA airport after aerial tour

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour landed safely at the Los Angeles International Airport Friday after a whirlwind aerial tour around California landmarks. Strapped to the back of a …


  • Asian energy boom threatens Montana ranches

    ROUNDUP, Mont. (AP) — The big mining companies first came knocking on Ellen Pfister’s door in the 1970s, ready to tap the huge coal deposits beneath her family’s eastern Montana …


  • Endeavour flies by Golden Gate Bridge, other sites

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour crisscrossed California Friday in a last aerial hurrah before retiring to a Los Angeles museum. Hitching a ride on top of a jumbo …


  • Ariz. school lands free Mass. Christian campus

    BOSTON (AP) — The owners of an historic campus in the hills of western Massachusetts announced Friday that they’ll give it away to a Christian college from Arizona that plans …


  • Space shuttle Endeavour takes to California skies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour took off Friday morning on a sightseeing tour of California, the last aerial hurrah before retiring to a Los Angeles museum. Hitching a …


  • Shuttle to sightsee around Calif. with low flybys

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour will spend its last flying day Friday not rocketing into space but doing what most tourists do when visiting California: Taking in the …


  • Shuttle to sightsee around Calif with low flyovers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour will spend its last flying day Friday not rocketing into space, but doing what most tourists do when visiting California: Taking in the …


  • Labor strife threatens American Airlines schedule

    DALLAS (AP) — With American Airlines canceling dozens of flights every day, passengers with fall travel plans are confronting an inconvenient question: Should they avoid the nation’s third-largest carrier because …


  • Endeavour salutes Giffords en route to California

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour returned to its California roots Thursday after a wistful cross-country journey that paid homage to NASA workers and former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords …


  • Republicans, IG take Justice Dept. to task

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans eagerly joined the Justice Department’s inspector general in taking the agency to task Thursday for its bungled gun-trafficking probe in Arizona that allowed hundreds of …


  • Shuttle lands in Calif. after cross-country voyage

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour returned to its California roots Thursday after a wistful cross-country journey that paid homage to NASA workers and former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords …


  • Endeavour flies over Ariz. en route to Calif. home

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour flew over Tucson on Thursday in honor of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her astronaut husband before continuing its trek west to retirement …


  • Taiwan co. fined $500 million for LCD price fixing

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Taiwanese company was fined $500 million Thursday and its former president and executive vice president were each sentenced to three years in prison for their …


  • Endeavour leaves Texas for new home in Calif.

    HOUSTON (AP) — The space shuttle Endeavour took off atop a modified transport plane from a Houston airport Thursday, beginning its journey to retirement in California, where it will be …


  • Rainfall easing drought in certain corn states

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — With hopes of a once-stellar corn crop dimmed by a summer of drought, Gerald Jenkins doesn’t expect the unfolding harvest to burden his co-op’s grain elevators, …


  • Issa: IG report step toward restoring faith

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican House committee chairman said Thursday that a watchdog report on a bungled gun-trafficking probe in Arizona is a huge step toward restoring public faith in …


  • Endeavour leaves Houston for new home in Calif.

    HOUSTON (AP) — The space shuttle Endeavour took off atop a modified transport plane from a Houston airport Thursday, beginning its journey to retirement in California, where it will be …


  • Judge: Texas firm must pay disabled workers $1.4M

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Texas company that profited for decades by supplying mentally disabled workers to an Iowa turkey plant at wages of 41 cents per hour must …


  • Space shuttle Endeavour has Houston stopover

    HOUSTON (AP) — Hundreds of people cheered the space shuttle Endeavour Wednesday as it circled overhead and then landed in Houston, giving Space City a fleeting glimpse of a retired …


  • FDA urged to set standards for arsenic in rice

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration may consider new standards for the levels of arsenic in rice as consumer groups are calling for federal guidance on how much …


  • Space shuttle Endeavour heads west to new mission

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour embarked on its new life as a museum piece Wednesday, leaving behind its NASA home and heading west on the last ferry …


  • Panetta: New Asia focus not aimed to contain China

    BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told Chinese troops Wednesday that America’s new military focus on the Asia-Pacific region, including plans to put a second radar system in …


  • Army tests body armor tailored for female soldiers

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Female soldiers from Fort Campbell deploying to Afghanistan will field test the first Army body armor that is shorter and better tailored specifically to fit …


  • Alpha closing 8 mines, cutting 1,200 jobs in all

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources said Tuesday it was cutting production by 16 million tons and eliminating 1,200 jobs companywide, including 400 with the immediate closing …


  • Study suggests tie between BPA and child obesity

    NEW YORK (AP) — A provocative new study suggests a connection between the BPA chemical used in food packaging and childhood obesity, but the researchers say their findings don’t prove …


  • Homeowners association members face violence

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Disagreements that boil over into shouting matches, finger-pointing and even fistfights are often part of neighborhood homeowners association meetings, but the kind of violence that erupted …


  • RI governor open to seizing 2003 club fire site

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Monday he was open to using eminent domain to seize the site of a 2003 nightclub fire that killed 100 …


  • Space shuttle Endeavour stuck at home in Florida

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour apparently doesn’t want to leave home. NASA’s youngest shuttle was supposed to depart Florida’s Kennedy Space Center on Monday for its permanent …


  • NASA postpones final ferry flight of Endeavour

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The beginning of space shuttle Endeavour’s final flight to California has been postponed because of weather along the flight route. NASA had planned for the …

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