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Ex-wife: Man accused of shooting officer is mentally ill

Ex-wife: Man accused of shooting officer is mentally ill

PHOENIX — A man accused of opening fire on a federal security officer outside the U.S.
Bones to pick, for $8M: Stan the T rex goes up for auction

Bones to pick, for $8M: Stan the T rex goes up for auction

NEW YORK — He weighed at least 7 tons and had eyes the size of baseballs. His bite could have crushed a car. He bore scars from fierce prehistoric battles. All this could be yours for as much as $8 million.

Attorney Alan Dershowitz sues CNN over impeachment quote

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.
Columbia University band shuts down, cites troubled history

Columbia University band shuts down, cites troubled history

NEW YORK — The Columbia University Marching Band, which had run-ins with school administration over the years over situations like mocking its own team, has decided to voluntarily shut itself down over what it called a history “grounded in prejudiced
Primate monkeys around with student's phone, takes selfies

Primate monkeys around with student's phone, takes selfies

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A Malaysian student whose cellphone was stolen while he was sleeping has tracked down the culprit: a monkey who took photo and video selfies with the device before abandoning it.
With quiet humanity, Chloe Zhao's 'Nomadland' makes noise

With quiet humanity, Chloe Zhao's 'Nomadland' makes noise

NEW YORK — What’s it like to be an international film festival sensation without hardly leaving your home? Like most things during the pandemic, it’s surreal.
Trump disputes health officials, sees mass vaccinations soon

Trump disputes health officials, sees mass vaccinations soon

WASHINGTON — Openly contradicting the government's top health experts, President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready as early as next month and in mass distribution soon after, und
No emergency training for crew on boat where fire killed 34

No emergency training for crew on boat where fire killed 34

LOS ANGELES — Crew members on a dive boat say they were never instructed on emergency procedures before a predawn fire swept through the vessel as it was anchored off the Southern California coast, killing 34 people as they slept below deck, accordin
Fed sees rates near zero through 2023, perhaps longer

Fed sees rates near zero through 2023, perhaps longer

WASHINGTON — With the economy still struggling to recover from the pandemic recession, Federal Reserve policymakers signalled Wednesday that their benchmark short-term interest rate will likely remain at zero at least through 2023 and possibly even l
Reverse: Big Ten will try to play fall football after all

Reverse: Big Ten will try to play fall football after all

Players were pumped. Coaches were stoked. Fans seemed relieved. Even the president was pleased. The Big Ten is going to give fall football a shot after all.