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Investigators, Branson go to spacecraft crash site

Investigators, Branson go to spacecraft crash site

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Federal accident investigators are headed to a desert crash site where a winged spaceship designed to give wealthy touri…

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3 girls trick-or-treating killed in hit-and-run

3 girls trick-or-treating killed in hit-and-run

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes were killed by a hit-and-run driver at a Southern California in…

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Quotations in the News

"It's a real setback to the idea that lots of people are going to be taking joyrides into the fringes of outer space any time soon. There were…

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Spacecraft for tourists breaks up on test flight

Spacecraft for tourists breaks up on test flight

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere broke up during a test flight Frida…

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Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting

Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting

SEATTLE (AP) — One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Friday, raising to four the number of fatalities a…

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'We just had a hunch': US marshals nab Eric Frein

'We just had a hunch': US marshals nab Eric Frein

MOUNTAINHOME, Pa. (AP) — Scott Malkowski, a task force commander with the U.S. Marshals Service, spied a figure moving from the woods toward a…

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NYC worker suspended for using 'robotic voice'

NEW YORK (AP) — If some workplace problems happen because employees are only human, one New York City government worker got in trouble for vir…

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2 critically burned in hash-oil apartment blast

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — Butane gas from a hash-oil operation caused an explosion that left two men critically burned and another missing a…

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88-year-old Missouri man charged with killing wife

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Police say an 88-year-old central Missouri man accused of fatally stabbing his 86-year-old wife told investigators he did…

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Ex-band member guilty in drum major's hazing death

Ex-band member guilty in drum major's hazing death

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as "Crossing Bus C" …

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Sharpton calls for federal prosecution in Ferguson

Sharpton calls for federal prosecution in Ferguson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — With a grand jury decision and a local election looming, the Rev. Al Sharpton returned to St. Louis on Friday to renew calls …

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$13.5M award in Jehovah's Witnesses molest case

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Jehovah's Witnesses have been ordered to pay $13.5 million to a Southern California man who said he was molested as a chi…

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Orange fever reigns over drizzly Giants' parade

Orange fever reigns over drizzly Giants' parade

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as hundreds of thousands of people …

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Superheroes, hazmat suits in NY Halloween parade

Superheroes, hazmat suits in NY Halloween parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb …

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Mexico orders immediate release of Marine veteran

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge on Friday ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars fo…

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Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions

Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions

The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket ship is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry…

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Ohio man held in North Korea hoped to aid church

Ohio man held in North Korea hoped to aid church

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An American who is back home after being detained for nearly six months in North Korea said Friday that he left a Bible i…

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Halloween saved in town after fugitive's capture

MOUNTAINHOME, Pa. (AP) — State police gave out candy to children trick-or-treating Friday in a community that had been under siege for nearly …

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Don't forget to set your clocks back

Don't forget to set your clocks back

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time.

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Kansas urges judge not to rule on gay marriage

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas attorney general's office told a federal judge Friday that he should not consider blocking the state from …

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