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Police: Neglected woman, 82, dies after 6 months in chair


COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say the caregivers of an 82-year-old woman allowed her to sit in the same chair, not moving for six months, until she died earlier this year. Prosecutors are deciding whether to charge Barbara Beam's caregivers in her Jan.

Police: NYC airplane cleaner pocketed 1429 liquor bottles


NEW YORK (AP) — Police say an airplane cleaner has been arrested on charges she pocketed nearly $15,000 worth of contraband from planes grounded in New York City, including nearly 1,500 unopened bottles of liquor. A spokesman for Port Authority of ...

USGS looks to develop models for frequency, severity of man-made earthquakes

Fox News Latino

Earthquakes triggered by man-made practices have risen sharply in the United States since 2009, especially in the central part of the country, prompting the U.S. Geological Survey to outline a preliminary set of models to forecast the frequency and severity of ...

Dallas Zoo giraffe whose birth was seen online named Kipenzi

Albany Democrat Herald

File - In this April 14, 2015 file photo provided by the Dallas Zoo, a calf and its mother stand in the maternity stall at the zoo, in Dallas. The calf was born Friday, April 10, weighing 139 pounds and standing 5 feet, 10 inches tall. On Friday, April 24, 2015, the ...

3 more band members found guilty in FAMU hazing case

CBS News

ORLANDO, Fla. - Jurors have convicted the last three defendants of manslaughter and hazing in the death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion, ending a three-year-old case that shined a light on ritualized hazing within the school's famed band.

Raasch: McCaskill and the power and peril for Clinton surrogates


WASHINGTON • Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., has become an early surrogate for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, a volunteer job rich with power potential and fraught with political peril. It gets McCaskill invited to top TV talk shows and makes her an ...

6 Texas jailers fired after inmate left alone for weeks


HOUSTON (AP) — Six Texas jailers were fired and 29 others suspended after a mentally ill inmate was left unattended and alone in his cell for weeks with insect-infested food containers, a feces-clogged toilet and ropes from his shredded jail uniform hanging ...

Eric Holder hails 'golden age' on his final day with Justice Department

Washington Post

Eric H. Holder Jr.'s six-year tenure as the first African American attorney general was marked by accomplishments that made him a liberal icon, as well as controversy that turned him into one of the most divisive figures in the Obama administration.

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