Big quake strikes off N. Calif., no tsunami threat
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Sunday night off the coast of Northern California, but there was no danger of a tsunami.
Security plans for Boston Marathon to be detailed
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Public safety officials are getting ready to release more details about enhanced security for this year's Boston Marathon.
Family of Texas man on flight comforted by faith
KELLER, Texas (AP) — The brothers of a North Texas man who was aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing over the South China Sea said Sunday their family is leaning on faith and holding out hope for good news about the man they last saw about a week ago.
Man convicted of slaying 7 awarded nearly $500K
CHICAGO (AP) — A former handyman serving life in prison for the 1993 murder of seven people at a suburban Chicago restaurant has been awarded nearly a half-million dollars in a civil lawsuit in which he alleged a jail guard punched him in the face.
NYC guard-inmate sex scandal triggers jail review
NEW YORK (AP) — Jail guard Nancy Gonzalez gained notoriety by conceiving a baby behind bars with a cop killer. But her story of sexual misconduct at a federal lockup in Brooklyn doesn't end there.
No consensus on how to notify data breach victims
WASHINGTON (AP) — The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
State oversight may tame California pot shops
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed.
'Band of Brothers' vet William Guarnere dies at 90
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — William "Wild Bill" Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died. He was 90
Shoe-bomb witness to speak from London at NY trial
NEW YORK (AP) — The trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al-Qaida spokesman after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks rwas set to resume with the airing of testimony from a London resident who says he participated in a 2001 shoe-bomb plot.
UMass latest to deal with rowdy St. Pat's parties
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The chaos at the University of Massachusetts over the weekend during a pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration brought new attention to an old problem affecting colleges across the country: How to deal with alcohol-fueled revelers during the March festivities.
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