Court: Police can collect DNA from arrestees WASHINGTON — A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for police to take a DNA swab from anyone they arrest for a serious crime, endorsing a practice now followed by more than half...
Jun 04, 2013 | 0 | 2 |
By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated PressAssociated Press
City wonders who won big lottery jackpot ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — It’s been two long weeks since the small city of Zephyrhills learned that a $590 million Powerball ticket was sold at a supermarket here. No one expected the winner to come forw...
Jun 03, 2013 | 0 | 2 |
BY TAMARA LUSH Associated PressAssociated Press
Storm chasers die in pursuit of fatal tornado Three veteran storm chasers died doing what they loved: roaming the Great Plains in search of dangerous storms like the one in Oklahoma that ended their final pursuit. Tim Samaras, his son Paul and...
Jun 03, 2013 | 0 | 3 |
By KELLY P. KISSEL and THOMAS PEIPERT Associated PressAssociated Press
Apple antitrust suit trial over e-books set NEW YORK — In a civil case where the words of Steve Jobs play prominently, the government and Apple Inc. are set to square off over allegations that Apple Inc. conspired with the country’s largest ...
Jun 03, 2013 | 0 | 4 |
By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated PressAssociated Press
Damaging storms moving through northeast, south PORTLAND, Maine — Damaging winds flattened trees and utility wires and knocked out power in parts of northern New England on Sunday, flights were delayed in New York City and a tornado touched down...
Jun 03, 2013 | 0 | 5 |
By CLARKE CANFIELD Associated PressAssociated Press
Atlantic puffins populations in peril on US coasts PORTLAND, Maine — The Atlantic puffin population is at risk in the United States, and there are signs the seabirds are in distress in other parts of the world. In the Gulf of Maine, the comical-loo...
Llama busts loose in Florida, subdued with taser TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — When Scooter the llama busted out of his penned-in yard in Tallahassee, it took three county sheriff’s deputies and a taser gun to get him back in again. The 6-foot-tall, 7-year...
3-D printing becomes reality SAN MATEO, Calif. — Invisalign, a San Jose company, uses 3-D printing to make each mouthful of customized, transparent braces. Mackenzies Chocolates, a confectioner in Santa Cruz, uses a 3-D printe...
Jun 03, 2013 | 0 | 4 |
By MARTHA MENDOZA Associated PressAssociated Press
Catholic sway wanes amid gay marriage fight PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Frank Ferri made peace with God years ago. He defeated the Roman Catholic Church just last month. The openly gay state representative led the fight to legalize same-sex marriage ...
Jun 02, 2013 | 0 | 2 |
By STEVE PEOPLES Associated PressAssociated Press