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Four decades later, feds to clean site of "Atomic Man" accident

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:37pm
1976 blast at Hanford Nuclear Reservation exposed technician to massive dose of radiation, leading to him being nicknamed the "Atomic Man"

FBI seeking victims of serial child molester

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:22pm
Matthew Coniglio, 46, was arrested April 10 at his Georgia home; Investigators found 56 tapes showing the suspect assaulting young girls

Cops: DUI driver dragged Ga. police officer

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:16pm
Atlanta police say woman accused of driving under the influence dragged an investigating officer after she was startled awake

Four arrested in crime spree against Amish in Ohio

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 3:26pm
The suspects allegedly burglarized Amish-owned businesses and attacked residents using baseball bats

Benghazi suspect to remain in U.S. custody, judge rules

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 3:22pm
Lawyer for Ahmed Abu Khattalah says prosecutors have not yet presented evidence of his involvement in the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks

Mom accused of poisoning toddler with Visine

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:50pm
A woman from Maryland is accused of purposely putting Visine in her 3-year-old son's drink, hospitalizing him

Gov't privacy board: NSA foreign surveillance program is legal

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:08pm
Board says program is legal but "close to the line of constitutional reasonableness"

4 plead guilty in Calif. fake kidnapping scheme

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:51pm
Four people have pleaded guilty to collecting "ransoms" from families, authorities say.

Police: Fla. barber shop doubled as strip club

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:10pm
Orlando businessman arrested, haircutter's by day said to house strip club by night

Water leak forces Qantas Airways flight to return to L.A.

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:53pm
Airline says captain decided to turn the plane around in the interest of passenger comfort

Alaska ranger plucks dog from cliff near glacier

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:45pm
Crowd cheers ranger who was lowered by rope to rescue dehydrated dog from ledge at national park

North Dakota seeks dismissal of same-sex marriage suit

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:42pm
Voters in N.D. overwhelmingly approved a state constitutional ban on same-sex marriage 10 years ago

Letter delivered in Maine - 83 years after it was sent

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:32pm
In note penned to her mother in 1931, Maine school teacher apologizes for not writing sooner

Pacific Northwest declares: "It's hot! (to us)"

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:16pm
A 99-degree day in Portland leaves residents soaked in sweat and panting, but, hey, they don't have air conditioners

Dolores Huerta's 50 years of activism

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:46am
At 84, the woman President Obama stole his campaign slogan from -- albeit in a different language -- is still a giant in the fight against inequality

Man pries car open with hands to save driver

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:37am
When Bob Renning spotted a car burning on the highway, he took matters into his own bare hands to rescue the man trapped inside

Arthur could be hurricane soon, forecasters say

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 5:24am
Forecasters say Atlantic hurricane season's first named storm, which arrived just in time for holiday weekend, was slowly strengthening off southeast Florida

From the archives: LBJ signs the Civil Rights Act

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 3:03am
Watch excerpts from President Lyndon B. Johnson's televised speech on July 2, 1964, as he signed the landmark Civil Rights Act to address racial discrimination and inequality. "We have come now to a time of testing - we must not fail," he told an audience of lawmakers and civil rights advocates, including the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dead migrant boy's mother: I begged him not to go

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:50am
Story of Guatemalan boy found dead about a mile from Texas border shows perils child migrants face on their long journeys

U.S. says Khattala supervised action at Benghazi

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:56am
Prosecutors say Ahmed Abu Khattala was motivated by "extremist ideology," had expressed anger over American presence in Libyan city