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War College to investigate plagiarism allegations

July 24, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Jan. 26, 2014, file photo, U.S. Sen. John Walsh speaks to reporters in Helena, Mont. The Democrat’s thesis written for the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages that appear to be taken word-for-word from previously published papers. Walsh faces Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines on Nov. 4.(AP Photo/Matt Volz,...

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Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

July 24, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

With the state prison in the background, Joan Bundy, of Casa Grande, Ariz., a death penalty opponent, protests the possible execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz. The highest courts in Arizona and the nation have...

Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

July 24, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Rain water covers the sidewalk at Grainger Avenue and Queen Street Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Kinston, N.C, after a heavy downpour. (AP Photo/Daily Free Press, Janet S. Carter) CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to...

AP reporter witnesses condemned inmate’s gasping

July 23, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Doug Nick, the media relations administrator for the Arizona Department of Corrections, pauses as he speaks during a news conference detailing the nearly two hour long execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in...

Casualty numbers raise questions about Gaza war

July 23, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Palestinians flee during a two hour temporary ceasefire in Gaza City’s Shijaiyah neighborhood, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in...

Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

July 23, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS IDENTIFICATION TO HARIS SULEMAN, NOT BABAR SULEMAN – In this June 19, 2014, photo, Haris Suleman, 17, hugs his mother, Shamim, before he and his father, Babar, took off from Greenwood, Ind., on the first leg of an around-the-world flight. The...

Document: Man tied to gun said ‘bomber’ his friend

July 23, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

A Mobil gas station, foreground, where a carjack victim took refuge after escaping from Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, after they allegedly shot and killed MIT police officer Sean Collier, sits in front of an apartment...

Fire season in West expected to get more intense

July 23, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Rancher Bill Wilber uses binoculars to seach the blackened ground Tuesday, July 22, 2014, looking for stranded or injured cattle, after The Buzzard complex of wildfires scattered the family herd, in Drewsey, Ore. In the days before, family members found seven...

Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

July 23, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Georgia Republican U.S. Senate candidate, Rep. Jack Kingston, right, waves to his supporters with his wife Libby after giving his concession speech after being defeated by businessman David Perdue in the primary runoff at his election night party, Tuesday,...

Porch shooter’s lawyer says he feared for his life

July 23, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Theodore Wafer waits for the start of his trial at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Detroit. Wafer is charged with murder in the shooting of a young unarmed woman on his porch. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) DETROIT (AP) — A suburban...