• 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.

    Associated Press
  • SurveyMonkey CEO died of head trauma in exercise accident

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg died of severe head trauma in an exercise accident in the Mexican resort town of Punta Mita, a Mexican state official said Monday.

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  • Singer Chris Brown accused of battery in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Singer Chris Brown faces another battery accusation just days after he performed at an after-party to the weekend's much hyped boxing match, which was also billed as the kickoff to his residency at the Drai's nightclub.

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    Man in lotto ticket mishap turns out to be undercover California Lottery agent

    A man who went to cash out his lottery ticket at a Palmdale gas station and was given thousands of dollars short of his winnings turned out to be an undercover California state Lottery agent.

    KABC – Los Angeles
  • Rihanna in queen's garb shuts down Met Gala carpet

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna took the red carpet Monday at the Met Gala in a fur-trimmed yellow cape with floral swirls of gold and a train so long it required three wranglers.

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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,…

    AFP
  • 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…

    Reuters
  • Crater collapse causes lava explosion on Hawaii's Kilauea

    HONOLULU (AP) — Molten lava, rocks and gas went flying through the air on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano after an explosion was caused by the partial collapse of a crater wall.

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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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  • Wisconsin family's bike ride turns deadly as shooting erupts

    MENASHA, Wis. (AP) — The Stoffel family set out on a bike ride on a beautiful spring evening, the young Wisconsin couple and their three children pedaling across a bridge they had ridden before. They were halfway across the Little Lake Butte des Morts when a gunman, apparently upset over a fight…

    Associated Press
  • Boston Marathon bomber cries at federal death penalty trial

    BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in court, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and cried as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday in his federal death penalty trial.

    Associated Press
  • 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…

    Reuters
  • 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…

    LiveScience.com
  • US boy shot by police yet to be buried as investigation drags on

    An investigation into the police shooting of a 12-year-old African-American boy is taking so long that he has yet to be buried five months after his death, lawyers said Monday. Tamir Rice was holding a pellet gun when he was fatally shot on November 22 in a Cleveland playground, in a shocking…

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    17-Year-Old Girl Found Dead After Rowdy Party

    A 17-year-old girl from O`Fallon, Missouri, was found unconscious Saturday night at a party. She was later pronounced dead. Police do not suspect foul play.

    Tribune
  • Bill gutting fracking bans advances in Texas

    A bill giving Texas the sole right to regulate the oil and gas industry and take away the power of municipalities to pass anti-fracking rules moved a step closer to becoming law on Monday after it passed the Senate. The bill, approved by the state's House of Representatives last month, now heads to…

    Reuters
  • '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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