By DAVID PITTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Black Friday shoppers in many cities briefly detoured into lottery retailers, drawn off task by the prospects of winning a $325 million Powerball jackpot - the fourth-largest in the game's history.
Chicago resident Clyde Gadlin, 65,
By BRETT BARROUQUEREAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Federal authorities are pursuing three fugitives and have arrested four other people in what they describe as a $1.4 million international fraud operation stretching from Kentucky to Europe and involving the sale of non-existent cars.
By DANICA COTOAssociated Press
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Former championship boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho died Saturday at the hospital in Puerto Rico where he has been unconscious since he was shot in the face in an attack in his hometown.
Camacho went into cardiac arrest in the pre-dawn
UPDATE FROM PULLMAN, Wash. - (AP) - Andrew Furney kicked a 27-yard field goal on Washington State's first possession of overtime, and the Cougars overcame an 18-point deficit in the fourth quarter to stun rival Washington 31-28 in the Apple Cup on Friday, snapping an eight-game losing
MELVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - A silver Colonial Massachusetts coin from 1652 that was found in a potato field has been auctioned for $430,000.
Newsday (http://bit.ly/XI1XCN) reports that an East Hampton, N.Y., woman found the coin 23 years ago with a metal detector.
It garnered four times as much as
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - As Tammy Duckworth sees it, her path to Congress began when she awoke in the fall of 2004 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. She was missing both of her legs and faced the prospect of losing her right arm.
Months of agonizing therapy lay ahead
KHQ.COM - Hordes of shoppers descended on stores across the country in the ritual known as Black Friday after many major retailers moved their openings into Thanksgiving night.
At the Mall of America, outside Minneapolis, shoppers thronged the stores to load up on goods early
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans still smarting from their poor showing among Hispanics in the presidential election are planning a vote next week on immigration legislation that would both expand visas for foreign science and technology students and make it
COVINGTON, Wash. (AP) - King County authorities say a 71-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of vehicular assault after a couple was hit by an SUV in the parking lot of a Walmart on Thursday. Sgt. Cindi West of the King County Sheriff's office says investigators
By SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - A diver from New Mexico who died in a Thanksgiving Day boating accident was a manager at one of the nation's leading research laboratories who was in Florida for a holiday dive trip with her nephew, authorities said Friday.
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