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  • Robert Lewis Dear

    Colorado Springs shooting: Witness faced off with gunman at parking lot

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A gunman who killed three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado started firing in the parking lot — unleashing a barrage of bullets with a “cold stone face,” a witness said. Police Officer Garrett Swasey died in the attack Friday, along with two civilians who have not been identified, authorities said. The suspect surrendered about six hours after the siege started, ending a nightmare that brought life to a standstill in Colorado Springs. Roads […]

  • The U.S. Secret Service apprehended a man Thursday, November 26, 2015 after he jumped over a White House fence.

    Latest: White House fence jumper sent for psychiatric examination

    WASHINGTON — The man arrested for jumping the White House fence Thanksgiving Day made his first court appearance Friday, after which he was sent for psychiatric evaluation. Joseph Caputo, 23, of Stamford, Connecticut, was charged with illegal entry of restricted grounds for jumping the fence protecting the White House. He was stopped by Secret Service on the lawn almost immediately and arrested. After Friday’s court appearance, Caputo was released into Secret Service custody to be transported for evaluation at the […]

  • Garrett Swasey

    Colorado Springs officer Garrett Swasey was once a champion skater, paper says

    COLORADO SPRING, Colo. — Years before Garrett Swasey joined a Colorado campus police department, he was making intricate dance moves on ice. Swasey, 44, was one of three people killed Friday when a gunman attacked at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. The married father worked for the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs and was on campus Friday morning when the shooting started 10 miles away. He rushed to the scene to support a city police officer who […]

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    Three dead, including one officer in Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting

    COLORADO SPRINGS — Two civilians and a police officer were killed after a gunman opened fire at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic in a nearly six-hour standoff Friday. Police captured the suspected gunman, but they’re still working to pinpoint his motive — and make sure he didn’t leave any explosives inside or outside the Colorado Springs building. Bomb technicians are investigating what’s believed to be the suspect’s vehicle in a parking lot, a law enforcement official said. It was not immediately […]

  • Tyshawn Lee

    Chicago police make arrest in shooting death of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee

    CHICAGO — Four weeks after alleged gang members lured 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee into an alley and killed him — a slaying that some in violence-riddled Chicago called a new low — the city’s police superintendent announced the arrest of one man and vowed to “obliterate” the “criminal” group to which he belonged. “That gang just signed its own death warrant,” Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Friday. “We’re going to go in and destroy that gang and, by the way, the rival gang, […]

  • Anne Hathaway

    Bump ahead! Actress Anne Hathaway expecting first child

    Actress Anne Hathaway is expecting her first child with husband Adam Shulman, multiple sources are reporting. It will be the first child for the Oscar-winning actress and the producer, who married in 2012. “Anne is in her second trimester and feeling great!” a source told E! News. Us Weekly also reported the news, citing multiple sources. Hathaway, 33, has spoken enthusiastically about parenthood. She told E! News in 2014 that she was “looking forward” to having kids. The gossip mill […]

  • Golfing great Tiger Woods and champion skiier Lindsey Vonn confirmed on Facebook Monday, March 18, 2013, that the two are dating. The relationship ended, with an announcement on Vonn's Facebook page, on May 3, 2015.

    Lindsey Vonn looks back on Tiger Woods relationship: “I still love him”

    American skiing’s golden girl was once part of sport’s ultimate power couple, and Lindsey Vonn looks back warmly on her relationship with golf superstar Tiger Woods. “I mean, I loved him and I still love him,” Vonn told CNN’s Alpine Edge show. When their relationship ended in May, Vonn blamed the split on the “incredibly hectic lives that force us to spend a majority of our time apart.” “I had an amazing three years with him,” the 31-year-old skier told […]

  • Donald Trump has come under fire again, this time for mocking New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski, who suffers from a chronic condition. (Credit: CNN)

    Donald Trump under fire for mocking disabled New York Times reporter

    NEW YORK — Donald Trump says he doesn’t remember the reporter whose disability he is accused of mocking, but the reporter says that they had been “on a first-name basis for years.” Trump has come under fire for what many believe was his public lampooning of the physical appearance of New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski. Kovaleski has a chronic condition called arthrogryposis, which limits the movement of his arms. During a speech Tuesday night, Trump moved wildly while referencing […]

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    Debris from failed SpaceX launch found 4,000 miles away off British isle

    LONDON — A large chunk of debris from a SpaceX rocket has been found floating off a remote British island, more than 4,000 miles (6,500 kilometers) from where it exploded after takeoff. The barnacle-encrusted debris — which measures about 33 feet by 13 feet (10 meters by 4 meters) and is decorated with a U.S. flag — is believed to have come from an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket, designed by Elon Musk’s private aerospace company. The rockets are launched from […]

  • All across France, blue-white-red national flags flew from buildings on Friday, November 27, 2015. President Francois Hollande had asked people to hoist the tricolor in patriotic solidarity with the 130 people massacred two weeks ago in Paris.

    France remembers Paris terror victims after Hollande beats war drums

    PARIS — All across France, blue-white-red national flags flew from buildings on Friday. President  had asked people to hoist the tricolor in patriotic solidarity with the 130 people massacred two weeks ago in Paris. And in the grand square of the Hotel National des Invalides, Hollande called guests together to mourn the victims in a national ceremony. Attack survivors appeared alongside grieving families and diplomats representing the countries of foreign victims. “They were France. They were shot dead because they were […]

  • Adele

    Adele’s ’25’ sells over 3 million copies in less than a week

    NEW YORK — The only thing that can outmatch Adele’s voice is her sales. The singer’s latest album, “25,” surpassed 3 million in U.S. sales on Wednesday, according to Nielsen Music — a sales-week threshold that is completely unheard of for the music industry. The big numbers easily smashed the sales-week record held by *NSYNC’s “No Strings Attached,” which sold 2.4 million in 2000. Adele blew through projections that had her week totals at 2.8 million to 2.9 million. Her […]

  • Credit: Lucara Diamond

    Diamond of the century too big to value, could be worth “north of $60 million”

    LONDON — Ten days after unearthing the biggest diamond in a century, Canadian mining company Lucara is still unable to put a value on the enormous stone. Despite reports it could be worth “north of $60 million,” CEO William Lamb told CNNMoney it’s too early to know and the company has made no estimate yet. Diamonds aren’t just priced by the carat, Lamb said. The value is also based on the interest in the market, “the illusion that stone actually […]


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