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Police: Boys taken from Denver home malnourished
Four small, malnourished boys taken from a Denver apartment because of uninhabitable conditions faced abuse and could only communicate in grunts, according to an arrest affidavit that described a disturbing scene of feces, urine and flies at the residence.
Bitten Calif. surfer says shark came from nowhere
It was a perfect day for surfing. Except for the shark.
3 arrested in fatal stabbing of Wash. soldier
Authorities investigating the stabbing death of a Washington-based soldier said Monday they have arrested three other soldiers who serve at the same military installation.
US adults score below average on worldwide test
It's long been known that America's school kids haven't measured well compared with international peers. Now, there's a new twist: Adults don't either.
Americans, German win Nobel for cell transport
Americans James Rothman and Randy Schekman and German-born researcher Thomas Suedhof won the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries on how hormones, enzymes and other key substances are transported within cells.
NYC fraud trial to begin for 5 ex-Madoff employees
The longtime secretary of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff and four other back-office subordinates of the Ponzi king go to trial Tuesday as the government for the first time shows a jury what it has collected in its five-year probe of one of history's biggest frauds.
Shutdown spawns vacuum in farm market information
When Tim Peterson finished planting his 900 acres of winter wheat last week, the usually market-savvy Kansas farmer unexpectedly found himself struggling to make critical marketing decisions without being able to access to vital agricultural reports, casualties of the federal government shutdown.
Man holds child at knife-point during attempted armed robbery
On October 3, 2013 at 5:55 a.m., Lake Charles Police Officers, Corporal Michael Brunet and Corporal John Thacker, were dispatched to an address on O’Brien Street in reference to an attempted armed robbery that occurred near the intersection of Shattuck Street and Mill Street.
US, Japan to deploy new radar, drones in next year
The United States and Japan moved Thursday to modernize and expand their defense alliance to counter new 21st century challenges including the continuing threat from nuclear-armed North Korea and potential aggression from China over disputed territory.
Calif. man charged in black market drug scheme
FBI agents found him in the science fiction section of a small branch of the San Francisco public library, chatting online.
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