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  • Future of cleared Mankato football coach uncertain

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota college football coach said he wants to return to work now that a judge has dismissed prosecutors’ claims that video he took of his …


  • Judge dismisses porn case against Minn. coach

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota football coach sidelined by accusations of child pornography involving his own children reacted with relief Friday after a judge dismissed the case, saying he …


  • 4 Hofstra basketball players charged in burglaries

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Four Hofstra University basketball players were arrested on burglary charges stemming from dormitory room break-ins, police said Friday. Detectives said the players were charged in six …


  • Tennis referee murder case dismissed in California

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The arrest of a tennis referee before a match at the U.S. Open in connection with her husband’s death was a shocker last summer. On Friday, …


  • APNewsBreak: DeCinces indicted for insider trading

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Baltimore Orioles all-star Doug DeCinces and three others were indicted Wednesday on insider trading charges involving the use of information prior to the takeover of …


  • Sweeping changes suggested for Pa. child abuse law

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania should enact sweeping changes to its child abuse laws, including stronger penalties for failing to report the crime, a legislative commission concluded Tuesday after a …


  • Panel to recommend child-abuse law changes in Pa.

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A commission set up by the Pennsylvania Legislature after Jerry Sandusky’s molestation arrest last year will issue a report that could recommend changes to state law. …


  • Panel to recommend child-abuse law changes in Pa.

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A commission set up by the Pennsylvania Legislature after Jerry Sandusky’s molestation arrest last year is about to make its recommendations. The Pennsylvania Task Force on …


  • AP: FL man choked to death in roach-eating contest

    MIAMI (AP) — A Florida man choked to death after downing dozens of live roaches during a contest earlier this year in which the grand prize was a python, according …


  • Father defends suspect in Idaho monkey death

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The father of a 22-year-old man accused of killing a monkey after breaking into an Idaho zoo said he believes the tragedy was a drunken prank …


  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. NO LETUP IN VIOLENCE BETWEEN ISRAEL AND HAMAS


  • 6 injured as police helicopters collide in LA area

    ALTADENA, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials are investigating a collision involving two police helicopters in the Los Angeles area that left five officers and a civilian with minor injuries. Investigators …


  • Penn State to argue delay request in McQueary case

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawyers for Penn State and a key witness in Jerry Sandusky’s criminal trial are expected in court to argue over the university’s request to put the …


  • Penn State to argue delay request in McQueary case

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawyers for Penn State and a key witness in Jerry Sandusky’s criminal trial are heading to court over the university’s request to put the man’s lawsuit …


  • A cast of characters in the Petraeus sex scandal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One day CIA Director David Petraeus was sending out signals he’d like to stay on for President Barack Obama’s second term. The next he was hurrying to …


  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today (times in EST): 1. WHY OBAMA IS IN A BIND


  • Feds drop sex abuse case against Syracuse’s Fine

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Federal authorities have dropped their investigation into one of the sexual abuse claims that cost a Syracuse University assistant basketball coach his job, threw a top-ranked …


  • Condoleezza Rice: GOP sent ‘mixed messages’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the Republican Party must adapt better to rapidly changing demographics in the United States, saying the GOP sent “mixed messages” …


  • Texas judge to rule on disruptive JetBlue pilot

    AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — A federal judge is expected to rule on whether a JetBlue Airways pilot who disrupted a flight by running through the plane and yelling about terrorists …


  • Giffords faces Ariz. shooter for 1st time in court

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The pain was palpable, measured in silent stares in the courtroom between an emotionless murderer and wounded former congresswoman who looked her attempted killer in the …


  • Clinton honors slain envoy to Libya

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton paid tribute Thursday to slain U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, calling him a “fallen hero” who understood that diplomacy requires …


  • ‘Next Bush’ makes campaign filing in Texas

    DALLAS (AP) — George P. Bush, a nephew of former President George W. Bush and son of one-time Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, has made a campaign filing in Texas that …


  • Man put to death in Texas for woman’s 2002 slaying

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man described by a prosecutor as “a serial killer in training” was executed Thursday in Texas for a woman’s slaying during a break-in at her …


  • NYC, Long Island to ration gas to ease fuel crunch

    NEW YORK (AP) — With long gas lines persisting more than a week after Superstorm Sandy, New York imposed a gasoline rationing plan Thursday that lets motorists fill up every …


  • A look at expected Obama administration departures

    President Barack Obama is weighing replacements for several White House aides and Cabinet members expected to leave before his second term begins, or early in his second term. Among those …


  • Doctor: veins of obese Ohio inmate inaccessible

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A doctor says the veins of an obese Ohio inmate condemned to die are inaccessible and questions whether he could be injected with lethal drugs. Ohio …


  • NYC, Long Island go to even-odd gas sale plan

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fuel shortages and distribution delays that led to gasoline hoarding have prompted New York City and Long Island to put into place an even-odd gas rationing …


  • Giffords faces Ariz. shooter for 1st time in court

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Gabrielle Giffords limped to the front of the courtroom and stared silently Thursday as she came face-to-face for the first time with the man who tried …


  • Life sentence in Ariz attack that wounded Giffords

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Gabrielle Giffords limped to the front of the courtroom and stared silently Thursday as she came face-to-face for the first time with the man who tried …


  • Obama to visit Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than two weeks after his re-election, President Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit the once pariah nation of Myanmar, drawing attention to …

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