September 25, 2015

Mrs. Obama, Chinese counterpart help give panda cub its name: Bei Bei

By Darlene Superville THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington’s newest giant panda cub is nameless no more. Call him Bei Bei. First lady Michelle Obama and her Chinese […]
September 24, 2015

Inmates view premiere of documentary featuring Obama’s visit to Oklahoma federal prison

By Tim Talley THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EL RENO, Okla. _ Federal inmates at an Oklahoma prison said Wednesday they are hoping a documentary featuring President Barack […]
September 23, 2015

MORGAN FREEMAN – GRANDDAUGHTER

NEW YORK (AP) _ The boyfriend of Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in her stabbing death. Lamar Davenport was arrested Aug. […]
September 23, 2015

PRISON CONTRABAND-DRONE

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) _ It was a blown drone plot. Authorities say three men, including an inmate, have been indicted on charges they planned to use […]
September 23, 2015

TRUMP-COLBERT

NEW YORK (AP) _ Trump or Colbert (kohl-BEHR’)? That’s the game “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert played with GOP front-runner Donald Trump last night. Colbert read […]
September 17, 2015

New York governor’s aide shot in crossfire before West Indian Day parade dies of his injuries

By Tom McElroy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ An aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was shot in the crossfire between two gangs hours before […]
September 16, 2015

Police: 2 officers fatally shot by gangsters in notorious Haitian slum on edge of capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Two police officers have been killed in a rough Haitian shantytown that has long been known for its well-armed gangs and extreme poverty. […]
September 16, 2015

Texas city, officer settle civil rights lawsuit in mistaken shooting of ex major leaguer’s son

HOUSTON _ The family of an ex-major league baseball player whose son mistakenly was shot by a police sergeant outside their Houston-area home has settled a […]
September 16, 2015

Maya Angelou’s art collection sells for $1.3M, includes painted quilt commissioned by Oprah

By Ula Ilnytzky THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ The art collection of celebrated writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou sold for nearly $1.3 million […]
September 11, 2015

OJ Simpson loses Nevada Supreme Court appeal for new trial in Vegas kidnap, armed robbery case

By Ken Ritter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAS VEGAS _ A lawyer for O.J. Simpson says they’ll decide their next step after the Nevada Supreme Court rejected […]
September 10, 2015

NYPD sidelines officer amid flap over arrest of ex tennis star; video concerns commissioner

By Tom Hays THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ The New York Police Department scrambled Thursday to deal with fallout from the mistaken arrest of former […]
September 10, 2015

Woman accused of swallowing 68 cocaine pellets, flying from Jamaica to US in smuggling scheme

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ Authorities say a woman swallowed 68 cocaine pellets before flying from Jamaica to Fort Lauderdale in an unsuccessful smuggling scheme. Court documents […]
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