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PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — A father and son accused of heavily using drugs and tying up a woman and her four teenage daughters in a Utah home because they believed the family reported them to authorities surrendered five days later in Wyoming in a bizarre case that also led to the arrest of the younger...
Today is Monday, May 16, the 137th day of 2016. There are 229 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 16, 1966, China launched the Cultural Revolution, a radical, youth-driven reform movement aimed at bolstering Chairman Mao Zedong while purging the country of “counter-...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Delta Air Lines flight attendant has been charged with stealing nearly 1,500 mini-bottles of liquor from her job and selling them online. The Shelby County district attorney’s office said Friday that 28-year-old Rachel Trevor has been indicted on charges...
MIAMI (AP) — The mosquitoes that can spread Zika are already buzzing among us. The U.S. government could use some help figuring out exactly where. No experience is necessary for what the U.S. Department of Agriculture envisions as a nationwide experiment in citizen-science. Teenagers already...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists are being convicted of driving under the influence of marijuana based on arbitrary state standards that have no connection to whether the driver was actually impaired, says a study by the nation’s largest auto club. The problem is only growing as more states...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Self-driving cars are expected to usher in a new era of mobility, safety and convenience. But here’s the problem, according to researchers: People will use them too much. Experts foresee robot cars chauffeuring children to school, dance class and baseball practice. The...
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A woman and her seven adult children stepped forward Friday to claim a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot. Eight members of the Smith family announced that they had the sole winning ticket purchased in Trenton for last Saturday’s drawing. They plan to tithe 10 percent of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took more than 60 years but a University of Southern California student has finally received his diploma. Ninety-six-year-old Alfonso Gonzales received a bachelor of science degree in zoology on Friday, making him the oldest graduate in USC history. The World War II...
DENVER (AP) — A woman who went to the hospital with severe abdominal pain on Christmas Eve 2013 remembered feeling “out of it” after getting a dose of morphine. But as she came to, she realized her hospital gown was open and a male nurse was touching and kissing her. The woman said she lay still...
In this image released by Disney, Anthony Mackie, from left, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans, Elizabeth Olsen and Sebastian Stan appear in a scene from "Captain America: Civil War." (Disney-Marvel via AP)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s “Captain America’s” weekend at the box office once again by a large margin, but even with $72.6 million in earnings, the superhero pic left some room for other newcomers like “Money Monster,” ‘‘The Darkness” and “The Lobster” to play, according to comScore estimates Sunday...

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