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Hearing held on Oregon crab boat sinking that killed 3

Hearing held on Oregon crab boat sinking that killed 3

The captain of a crabbing vessel that sank in high waves, killing him and two other fishermen, had methamphetamine and alcohol in his system, according to testimony Monday at the opening of a five-day U.S. ...

Noisy Yellowstone geyser roars back to life after 3 years

Noisy Yellowstone geyser roars back to life after 3 years

A noisy geyser in Yellowstone National Park has roared back to life after three years of quiet.Ledge Geyser is one of the biggest in Yellowstone's Norris Geyser Basin.The Billings Gazette reports the geyser shoots hot ...

Holocaust survivor, former soldier have emotional meeting

Holocaust survivor, former soldier have emotional meeting

A Holocaust survivor welcomed to her suburban Detroit home a former soldier whose U.S. Army unit liberated the German concentration camp where she was being held. Sophie Tajch Klisman (SOH'-fee TIHK' KLIS'-mehn) on Monday greeted Doug ...

Indicted St. Louis County businessman faces more trouble

Indicted St. Louis County businessman faces more trouble

A businessman already accused of bribery as part of former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger's pay-to-play scheme is facing fraud accusations from a state agency.The Missouri Secretary of State's office said Monday that its ...

Update: Jury selection begins in Hawaii corruption case

Update: Jury selection begins in Hawaii corruption case

The Latest on jury selection in Hawaii corruption case (all times local):9:45 a.m.Hundreds of prospective jurors are filling out questionnaires in the first step for selecting jurors to serve on a closely watched corruption case ...

Mormon church opposes LGBT nondiscrimination measure

Mormon church opposes LGBT nondiscrimination measure

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced its opposition Monday to a comprehensive nondiscrimination bill that faces long odds in Congress, saying the legislation doesn't "meet the standard of fairness for all," contending ...

Pressure from religious leaders mounts in death row case

Pressure from religious leaders mounts in death row case

Pressure from religious leaders for Tennessee's governor to grant mercy to a death row inmate mounted Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider an appeal that could have delayed his upcoming execution.Don Johnson's ...