WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A treasure hunter locked in a legal battle over one of the greatest undersea hauls in American history was sche... Full Story
Fugitive treasure hunter to appear in Florida federal court
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A treasure hunter locked in a legal battle over one of the greatest undersea hauls in American history was scheduled to appear in federal court Thursday after two years on the run.
Study: Chances of dying in a car crash plunged over 3 years
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chances of dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car models had zero deaths per million registered vehicles, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
NYC mayor's vibrant deaf interpreter creates his own storm
NEW YORK (AP) — They were hanging on his every word — and gesture, body movement, and definitely the facial expressions.
Jury issues delay opening statements in Hernandez trial
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Opening statements in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez were delayed Thursday as the judge sorted out some last-minute jury issues.
Now on death row, Fort Hood gunman Hasan to appear in court
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kansas (AP) — An Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people in a shooting rampage at a Texas Army base is set to appear in court.
Mom of girl shot by Denver police wants independent autopsy
DENVER (AP) — The mother of a 17-year-old girl who was shot and killed by Denver police said she wants a second, independent autopsy because she doesn't trust the official investigation into the death of her daughter.
Top US colleges push for more diverse students from China
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yupei Guo does not fit the mold of the traditional Ivy League student from China: Her journalist parents are neither rich nor members of the governing elite.
Dartmouth president announce safety, inclusion plans
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College students are prohibited from drinking hard alcohol on campus and required to learn about sexual violence prevention each year under reforms announced Thursday by the school's president.
Tape: Scientist offers to build nuke bomb targeting New York
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A disgruntled, former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist promised to build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in 10 years and design a bomb targeted for New York City in exchange for "money and power," according to secret FBI recordings released Wednesday.
Balloon crew draws closer to North America
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The pilots of a helium-filled balloon on a daring flight across the Pacific Ocean drew closer to North America as they attempt to break two world records.
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