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The 73-year-old Alameda man who went missing Tuesday faces a $113 million judgment from the Federal Trade Commission over a get-rich quick scam, according to court documents.
Tom Aidala, 82, a Bronx native who had lived in San Francisco for much of his life, died Jan. 22 in Kelseyville, his home in Lake County.
Taliban fighters in stolen Humvees launched suicide attacks, killing four policemen and wounding seven more.
Nobody but President Obama and perhaps his closest advisers know who he will nominate to replace Justice Antonin Scalia after his unexpected death Saturday. And it seems likely that Republicans will d
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Until the news of Justice Antonin Scalia's death on Saturday, most people thought the next debate over a Supreme Court nomination process wouldn't come until 2017 or later. If a Democrat was elected p
With a quick grab of the hand, Adam Barttelt pulled his wife of 10 years in for their second first dance. Etta James' "At Last" softly played in the 6,600-pound Orlando Eye capsule as Donna Barttelt l
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The bass Pro Shop in Tacoma is hosting their Spring Fishing Classic with events happening now through Feb. 21. There will be a wide range of activities and seminars to get anglers prepped for the upc
One in a series of reports on the clothes that had a moment at New York Fashion Week.NEW YORK — Sometimes when a designer wants to communicate a message — political, social — that is about more than j
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UK scientists say they have produced a new mix of cement that should be much more effective at containing nuclear waste in a deep repository.
Oklahoma was struck by a magnitude-5.1 earthquake Saturday morning, the third-strongest quake ever recorded in the state, which has experienced a surge in seismic activity in recent years, the U.S. G
UPDATE: 7:22 p.m. EST — U.S. House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Saturday joined the list of major Washington figures expressing sympathy after learning of the death of Supreme Cour
Named 2013 TX68, the asteroid - 100-foot (30 meters) long - will pass close by Earth on March 5.
Chicago Crime Stoppers along with the friends and family of a 25-year-old woman who was fatally wounded on Feb. 5 are asking for any information leading to the conviction of the shooter. Several peopl
Ceronda Burton repeatedly tried to slip her 5-month-old son’s right foot into a brand-new red and yellow snow boot Saturday at an Uptown neighborhood homeless shelter. Once the boot was snug, baby Cha
A Republican presidential field that shrank this week to six candidates will debate on Saturday night in South Carolina, with front-runner Donald Trump under a torrent of attacks from his rivals. Afte
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Decades of research suggest the space program is not a good comparison for cancer research.
San Ramon Regional Medical Center, Donor Network West team up to offer surgical space to organ harvesting operations on a predictable schedule, eliminating a key stressful variable for families alread
New figures from the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry show there has been a dramatic rise in the numbers of women being diagnosed with breast cancer over the last 20 years.
(Reuters) - Oklahoma was struck by a magnitude 5.1 earthquake on Saturday morning, the third-strongest quake ever recorded in the state, which has experienced a surge in seismic activity in recent yea
Breakthroughs in genetics, neuroscience and evolutionary psychology offer new insights into the mysteries of who we love and why.
A daylong stakeout at Synergy Fitness, a 24-hour gym, reveals the city’s workout rhythms.
Many critical medical facilities are minimally prepared for disasters.
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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the fiery conservative who used a sharp intellect, barbed wit and a zeal for verbal combat to fight against the tide of modern liberalism, has died. He was 79
Police are searching for at least one suspect after two men were shot and wounded outside a recording studio in Hollywood Friday night, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 11 p.m. near C
Justice Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court's most fiery conservative voice, has died while on a hunting trip in Texas, immediately changing the balance of nation's highest court and thrusting its f
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David Wright told his teammates to stop talking last spring.
Niklas Hjalmarsson wasn't sure what color teal is but ventured a guess: "Is it blue?" When the Blackhawks defenseman discovered it was a greenish-blue, Hjalmarsson pondered what he would look like wea
Manchester United are closing in on the £70million purchase of Borussia Dortmund's star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer. He has scored 27 goals for Dortmund this season.
Paul Ince is becoming an increasingly influential voice at Derby County to fill the vacuum left by the departure of Paul Clement. Darren Wassall has replaced Clement in the Rams' dugout.
PAUL NEWMAN IN CAPE TOWN: England go into a 50-over decider against South Africa knowing that they threw away the chance to seal a rare and notable overseas Test and one-day series double.
Arsene Wenger admits he had never even heard of Riyad Mahrez before he arrived at Leicester City but now believes the winger could go down as the greatest signing in Premier League history.
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NICK HARRIS: Sheik Salman has a questionable record on tackling match-fixing according to one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject, and was ‘far too easily duped.'
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