By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Oglala Sioux tribal officials want federal authorities to reopen investigations into 16 more unresolved deaths and disappearances at a South Dakota reservation, including one dating back nearly 50 years, a lawyer for the tribe said
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) - A Longview man described by authorities as "borderline mentally retarded" will spend 90 days in jail or under house arrest for allowing his 5-year-old dog to starve to death in his back yard last year. The Daily News reports that (http://is.gd/4BLz6S ) 30-
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (all times EDT):
1. WHAT MITT ROMNEY WILL SAY TO BLACK VOTERS
The likely GOP presidential nominee will address the NAACP in speech his advisers say will focus on the
By JOANN LOVIGLIOAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A nondescript building on a quiet street somewhere outside Philadelphia holds a secret stash of treasures that have been waiting patiently for more than a century for a permanent place to call home.
Carefully stacked on shelves, hanging on
By GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The president of Florida A&M University abruptly resigned Wednesday, the latest in a series of blows to the college and its famed marching band following the hazing death of a drum major.
James Ammons' announcement appeared to take
By DAVID BAUDERAP Television Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack is by far the most memorable moment shared by television viewers during the past 50 years, a study released on Wednesday concluded.
The only thing that came close was President John F. Kennedy's
By MATT VOLZAssociated Press
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - On one side of the gate stood a group of Russian government officials with a Moscow television crew in tow, demanding entry into the ranch that one of them had called "a trash can for unwanted children."
On the other side, indoors and away from
By GENARO C. ARMAS and MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno defended his program's integrity in a 7-month-old letter released Wednesday, a day ahead of a report that could forever mar his legacy.
In the letter, written shortly
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - In a story July 10 about the death of a climber in the southwestern Colorado mountains, The Associated Press, relying on information from the La Plata County Sheriff's Department, erroneously reported the name of a second climber who was not injured. His name is Yves
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) - Police say a Southern California officer charged with murder in the death of a mentally ill homeless man is no longer working for the department.
Acting Fullerton police Chief Dan Hughes said in a statement Tuesday that Manuel Ramos left the department July 3.