• No charges after US boy, 13, shot dead for stealing

    A man who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy as he was stealing from an unlocked car was arrested but US prosecutors declined to press charges, police said. Martinez Smith-Payne, who is black, was found unconscious and bleeding in a back alley when police were called about a shooting in St Louis,…

  • Brady seething after NFL Patriots loss

    Tom Brady urged the New England Patriots on Monday to use their first loss of the season as motivation, describing the upset defeat to the Denver Broncos as one of the lowest points of his career. The Patriots' chances of going through the season unbeaten ended in snowy Denver on Sunday night, when…

  • Juneau Mayor Greg Fisk found dead at Alaska home: police

    Police responding to an emergency call found Fisk, 70, and pronounced him dead at the home in the state capital, Juneau's police department said in a statement. A police spokeswoman said an investigation into the "unattended death" was underway but said she had no further information on the cause…

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    Mesmerizing waterfalls (10 photos)

    These stunning pictures of beautiful Icelandic waterfalls will take your breath away. The mesmerizing shots show the striking waterfalls set against the night sky and the hypnotic green glow of the northern lights, as well as the picturesque Icelandic scenery and stunning sunrises. Photographer…

    Yahoo News
  • San Francisco's 'Hot Cop of Castro' Arrested After Allegedly Driving Into Two Men, Fleeing the Scene

    Chris Kohrs was off-duty when he allegedly drove into two men who were walking across Broadway near Montgomery Street about 2:20 a.m Sunday.

    Inside Edition
  • Ted Cruz Lauds Anti-Abortion Extremist Eight Days Before Planned Parenthood Shooting

    In 1994, Troy Newman called a man who murdered an abortion provider "little more than a political prisoner."

  • Daughter Dreads Holiday Visit To Mom In Diminished Health

    DEAR ABBY: I gave birth to a baby girl two months ago. I have a wonderful husband and my in-laws are incredible. We live far away from both sides of the family. My mom is a former cocaine and prescription pain meds addict. Her addiction diminished her mental capacities, and it's difficult to relate…

    Dear Abby
  • Eyes May Offer Window into Cardiovascular Disease

    Vision problems may sometimes be the only symptom a person has of a serious cardiovascular condition, a new case report suggests. The man was diagnosed with "amaurosis fugax," a condition in which a person loses vision in one eye, usually for a few minutes at a time, because of an interruption of…

  • Russian deserter found after hiding in forest for over 10 years

    Police have apprehended an army deserter who hid in a forest in eastern Russia for more than a decade and kept his whereabouts secret from even his family, regional authorities said Monday. The 30-year-old man, whose identity was not made public, was drafted into the military in 2003 and was…

  • California mother convicted of killing 3 daughters

    COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman who slit the throats of her three children and left their bodies on her bed was convicted Monday of first-degree murder.

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  • West says it's 'painful' to watch retiring NBA star Bryant play

    Basketball Hall of Famer Jerry West, who engineered the trade two decades ago that brought Kobe Bryant to the Los Angeles Lakers, said on Monday it has been painful to watch the struggling 17-time NBA All-Star play this season. Bryant, enduring by far his worst season since entering the National…

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    Florida city dubbed Little Puerto Rico

    Financial difficulties on Puerto Rico are forcing many to leave and establish roots in Central Florida

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  • Head-on car crash in Arizona leaves five dead

    Drunken driving is suspected of playing a role in a weekend highway collision between two automobiles that left five people dead outside of Phoenix, Arizona, authorities said on Monday.     The two cars crashed head-on at about 8 p.m. local time on Sunday along Hunt Highway near Sun Lakes, about 25…

  • Mexico: burned-out van belonged to missing Australians

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in the Mexican state of Sinaloa said Monday that the burned-out vehicle found with two charred bodies inside was registered in the name of one of two missing Australians.

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  • This one number explains Donald Trump's support

    There’s never been a US presidential candidate like Donald Trump. Sixty-nine percent is pretty good for a favorability rating, but Mr. Trump isn’t the leader in this particular numerical category, according to ABC/Post data. Recommended: What do you know about Donald Trump?

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Burglar Dies in Chimney During Rescue After Homeowners Light a Fire: Cops

    A burglar near Fresno was discovered when homeowners returned home and lit a fire, police say.

    Inside Edition
  • Buckingham Palace state dining room closed over safety fears

    The state dining room of Britain's Buckingham Palace, where visiting heads of state retire for coffee after banquets, has been closed off due to safety concerns, a palace spokesman said on Monday. "As the result of a routine survey, an issue was found with one of the ceiling beams in the roof space…

  • HIV-positive doctor says his dog saved his life

    CHICAGO (AP) — Rob Garofalo was devastated. He'd built his medical and research career on helping young AIDS patients. Then he learned that he, too, was HIV-positive. The news came after he'd already survived kidney cancer and a breakup with his longtime partner.

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