• Woman seeking man she kissed at marathon hears from his wife

    BOSTON (AP) — A Tennessee woman searching for the stranger she kissed while running the Boston Marathon this year says she finally heard back — from the mystery man's wife.

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  • New York police officer dies after being shot in head

    By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City plainclothes police officer shot in the head over the weekend as he tried to question a local man sought on gun charges died on Monday, police and City Hall officials said. Officer Brian Moore, 25, was shot on Saturday evening as he and his…

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  • Supreme Court asks Justice Department to weigh in on legal marijuana lawsuit

    On Monday morning, the United States Supreme Court asked the Solicitor General’s office for its opinion in a lawsuit involving three states about the commercial sales of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado.

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  • Four killed in shooting on Wisconsin foot bridge, including suspect

    By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - A man fatally shot three people on a walking and biking bridge in central Wisconsin on Sunday, and wounded a fourth before being found dead himself, police said. "We believe that this was a random act and we do not believe that anyone was targeted," Menasha Police…

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  • British grandmother prepares for execution in Indonesia

    A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia is writing goodbye letters to her family and believes she could be executed at any time, she wrote in an article on Sunday. Lindsay Sandiford, 58, said she was expecting to die shortly, after seven foreign drug convicts were executed last week,…

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  • Wisconsin man opens fire on family after fight with girlfriend

    By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - A Wisconsin man, who had just been in a fight with his girlfriend, armed himself with two guns, cycled to a scenic bridge and opened fire, killing a father and his daughter along with another man before taking his own life, police said on Monday. Sergio Daniel…

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  • Verizon caught lying in effort to upgrade customers to more expensive broadband plans

    The idea that an Internet service provider might lie to subscribers in an effort to get them to upgrade to a more expensive broadband plan will shock no one. These companies are notorious for pulling the wool over subscribers’ eyes and maintaining close relationships with regulators, who often turn…

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  • 'Star Trek' actress Grace Lee Whitney dies at 85

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was 85.

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  • With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death

    YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom.

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  • Vonn says relationship with Woods is over

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are no longer a power couple in American sports.

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    Gunmen shot outside a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Garland, Texas (32 photos)

    Federal agents are searching an apartment in Phoenix in an investigation into a shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, the FBI confirmed Monday. Police officers shot and killed two gunmen who opened fire on a security officer outside…

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  • An Ethiopian immigrant rues the day he moved to Israel

    By Allyn Fisher-Ilan JERUSALEM (Reuters) - When Sendeku Belay thinks about how his life has turned out, the 36-year-old believes he would have been better off staying in Ethiopia than moving to Israel. "Had I known Israel would work out like this, I would have preferred to die in Africa of…

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  • Husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg dies suddenly

    David Goldberg, the husband of Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly, his brother said Saturday. Robert Goldberg said his brother, the chief executive of online polling firm SurveyMonkey, had died late Friday. "It's with incredible shock and sadness that I'm letting…

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  • ‘It Was Never a Dress’ Ingeniously Updates Women’s Room Symbol

    Flipping the dress idea on its head, an Arizona tech company, Axosoft, debuted its newly designed bathroom symbol at Arizona’s Girls in Tech Conference this week. Girls and women interested in science, technology, engineering, and math are an underrepresented minority, with women making up less…

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  • LeBron lifts media blackout to call Chris Paul

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James lifted his personal media boycott during the playoffs to phone a friend.

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  • Shipwrecks Spotted in Crystal-Clear Waters of Lake Michigan

    Early spring is apparently a good time to look for shipwrecks in Lake Michigan. Earlier this month, a helicopter from the Coast Guard's Air Station in Traverse City, Michigan, was out on a routine patrol over the lake, looking for boats in distress or anything out of the ordinary. When Petty…

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  • Police: 4 dead, 1 hurt in shooting on Wisconsin bridge

    MENASHA, Wis. (AP) — An argument with his ex-fiancee likely motivated a university student to randomly shoot four people, three fatally, on a bridge along a busy hiking and biking trail in a small eastern Wisconsin city, police said Monday. The gunman also shot and killed himself.

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